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Healthcare industry will face higher medication errors, declining patient trust in 2022: Forrester
November 25, 2021 - 3:02 pm

As the world enters the third year of the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare industry faces a variety of ongoing challenges and shifts in delivery of care, according to a new 2022 predictions report.

1. Health disparities will negatively impact rural Americans twice as much as urban Americans

2. Labor shortages will double the medication error rate among providers

3. Healthcare will no longer be considered a trusted industry as misinformation and cyberattacks continue

4. Sixty percent of virtual care visits will be related to mental health

5. The number of hospital-at-home providers will triple

Source: Fierce Healthcare

https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/digital-health/predictions-for-healthcare-2022

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