The move toward telehealth and other virtual services is requiring greater investment in robust platforms that can manage the digital traffic and ensure online security. The demands on CIOs to keep up with digital transformation continues to intensify, and investment in digital healthcare companies is at an all-time high, with deals approaching $60B in funding last year (see CB Insights’ report).

Well-built platforms can help providers reach underserved populations that are geographically distanced or otherwise have transportation barriers, address the workforce gap, create a trusted patient community and support population health and value-based care initiatives.

Platform was a healthcare industry trend in our 2022 March Healthcare Classic. Explore this year’s interactive bracket to see the most impactful healthcare trends face off.