Hospital Budget Systems Are Holding Back Innovation
MARCH 29, 2018
The audience for such innovation wants to be receptive: A recent American Hospital Association (AHA) survey found that 75% of senior hospital executives endorsed the importance of digital innovation. Yet, despite their stated enthusiasm, hospitals have been notoriously slow to adopt digital innovations. operating rooms, recovery floors, emergency department), and ancillary departments (e.g., Problem 2: Rigid annual operating budgets. Gillian Blease/Getty Images.