Members of Twentyseven Global’s Denver software and mobile application development team had the pleasure of attending the Colorado Technology Association (CTA) Health IT Economy and Outlook in Colorado briefing on Oct. 15, 2014. Initiatives from the CTA and other Denver companies are working together to expand digital healthcare in Colorado.
Creighton O’Neal, vice president of client service at Twentyseven Global Denver, said, “The Health IT Economy and Outlook in Colorado discussion was a fascinating experience. Erik Mitisek, CEO of the CTA, facilitated the discussion between Patrick Leonard, Jake Rishavy and Mike Biselli.”
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One of the topics of discussion was how Colorado’s digital healthcare can grow. O’Neil said, “Colorado is now No. 6 in the nation in the digital healthcare industry with the ambitious goal of becoming No. 1. Thanks to the CTA, Prime Health Collaborative, and many other hardworking individuals in the Colorado digital healthcare community, they may reach this lofty goal. As we all know, there are significant challenges in this country when it comes to healthcare. It is a broken multi-billion dollar industry that isn’t going to change overnight. The speakers were in agreement that the best approach is to try to break healthcare issues down into smaller components, come up with solutions for these smaller components, and then over time, the healthcare industry as a whole can be improved. A logical approach to a very complex problem.”
The briefing was presented as part of the CTA’s monthly industry collaboration briefing series, which brings focus to public policy related to building a technology- and business-friendly climate, the talent pipeline, business growth and the technology, broadcasting, media, information and electronics sectors.