The Future of Health Report (PDF) was prepared by the AMA and Manatt Health and builds off of the AMA’s Return on Health research. The report explores and defines this digital health disconnect, offers a blueprint to optimize digitally enabled care and shares stakeholder opportunities to leverage digital care through case examples from various organizations.
Input from dozens of experts representing a range of stakeholders was collected, including a variety of case examples on how organizations have implemented care models that leverage digital care. This work also acknowledges physicians key requirements for sustainable adoption of technology, as highlighted in our AMA Digital Health research, which considers the following questions.
Cross-industry sharing of what’s working in practice is important to ensuring progress towards achieving optimal digitally enabled care that works for physicians, care teams and patients. Case studies bring to life real-world examples of care models that leverage digital tools and demonstrate the value of virtual care. Check out the case study showcase to read about digitally enabled care in action.
Digital medicine presents an opportunity to improve access and to offer cost-effective medical care to a large swath of patients with varied needs. It will be important to develop comprehensive solutions to coding, payment and coverage to ensure successful adoption of digital medicine across the industry.
AMA resources support physicians, practices and health systems in optimizing and sustaining the use of telehealth and digital care modalities in their organizations.
Stay informed on the latest trends in health care. AMA programs and events discuss topics such as future trends in health care and the future of health care technology.