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What will be different in 2026? 65 healthcare executive predictions

Becker's Hospital Review asked executives from hospitals and health systems across the U.S. to share their organization's areas of growth for the next few years. 

Paul Coyne, DNP, MBA, MS, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, Senior Vice President and Chief Nurse Executive of HSS said,Healthcare is at a pivotal juncture. It needs to be fixed. And we are approaching the convergence of our desire and technology development where we may be able to potentially fix it. Amidst this excitement, we must remember that the best changes typically do not come when we seek to escape that which is not desirable, but when we seek to enhance that which is desirable. The more rapid the change, the greater the risk of losing that which is worth keeping. In three years, if we do it right, health systems will look different because we will have better used technology to restore our true purpose, with a primary focus on caring, about the individuals in our organizations – and most importantly, our patients. If we do not do it right, health systems will look different, but we will have drifted further from this focus due to the artificial medium. Technology is the constant. The variable is what we will use it for.”

Read the full article at beckershospitalreview.com.