Across the past eighteen months, healthcare has experienced a significant workforce shortage. To address this crisis, 40% of surveyed health systems report they are quickly ramping up hiring. While it's not the only solution, digital health can help. Automated support for health system employees is on the way, and in the past month, workflow solutions Element5, Sirona Medical, and Clinify Health all raised funding rounds, joined by clinical care coordination software Wellbe last week. According to the Rock Health venture funding database, clinical workflow solutions already surpassed all of 2020’s $721M funding, with $868M secured through August 2021. We’re hopeful that these workflow technologies, coupled with other solutions, can alleviate some of the burden faced by our frontline workers.
Rock Health Summit is happening exactly one week from today. While the in-person experience is sold out, there are plenty of virtual tickets available!
Join us 9/14 for a dynamic afternoon of conversations on topics including how digital health can support public health and caregiving, why the infrastructure play is having a big moment, venture perspectives on the funding climate, and a new content series, "Spotlight on Innovations in Digital Health."
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