Why Healthcare HR Managers Can’t Afford to Put Off their Digital Transformation Initiatives

Read the full report: Available July 2020

The impact of technology on HR holds serious implications for the healthcare organization at large. The reason for this is the fact that competition for talent, especially within the healthcare sector, is challenging many organizations to heighten their efforts to attract and retain high-performing employees. Given the stakes associated with managing a healthcare organization, the reality is that HR managers simply don’t have the luxury of putting off their digital transformations when that means sacrificing the compliance tools, performance analytics, and automation opportunities that a modernized technology approach can provide

What exactly is pushing forward the importance of digital transformation initiatives within the current moment in time? The US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects 1.26 million total healthcare jobs openings per year, according to research from AMN Healthcare1. At the same time, competition for skilled workers remains high. The need for specialized skillsets and on the job learning that is naturally present within most work environments is pronounced within the healthcare field. Because of the life-saving nature of the work and the much more stringent regulations that must be managed, technology for HR can make a significant impact.

However, without taking the proper steps to plan a transformation strategy with clearly defined goals and timelines, the organization can run into obstacles including cost and risk. Within our upcoming research report, HR Healthcare and Digital Transformation to Empower Human Capital, WBR Insights will explore the role of technology in recruiting and promoting retention among staff. Getting insights on the training and performance of individuals within the workplace can provide highly valuable information that is instrumental in managing an effective workforce. By highlighting how a digital transformation can improve these areas, this paper can serve as a useful reference point for your own transformation efforts.

Read the full report: Available July 2020

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