Digital Transformation

Why Moving Enterprise Data Management to the Health Cloud Is Worth The Investment

Abhinav Shashank, CEO and Co-founder of Innovaccer Mike Sutten, Chief Technology Officer at Innovaccer Accelerated digitalization is a boon for the healthcare industry. With electronic healthcare records (EHRs), provider organizations can more easily manage population health and meet the needs of stakeholders. However, the increased use of electronic records also means that providers need to …

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AI as Business Leverage in Pharma & Life Sciences

If there was an AI solution in the Life Sciences field, able to represent a real opportunity in terms of Customer Engagement and Digital Transformation, and if some of the most important players in the industry already had it, would you like to have the opportunity to listen to them?    This and other trend …

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Preparing for a post-pandemic world

Janssen’s Mark Hicken, VP of strategy, EMEA, looks at what COVID-19 has taught us and how we can become stronger as we emerge from the pandemic. There’s plenty of talk about a post-COVID world right now, which can seem strange when so many places are still feeling the impact or remain in the grip of …

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How COVID-19 changed the patient journey: A call for digital transformation

COVID-19 changed every aspect of the patient journey – placing unprecedented demands on the healthcare system and accelerating the need for digital transformation industry-wide. Telehealth, touchless engagement, and self-service scheduling became the new normal; however, this created new stress on operations, administration, and finance. While this new normal comes with many challenges, data and digital …

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MedStar Health, MercyOne, Moffitt Cancer Center, Others Double Down on Digital Transformation

What You Should Know: – AVIA, the nation’s leading healthcare innovation network, today announced that the following six new health system Members joined the AVIA Network to accelerate their digital strategies and advance digital capabilities: Lee Health, LifeBridge Health, MedStar Health, MercyOne,   Moffitt Cancer Center, Multicare. Additionally, AVIA had a record of 100% plus renewal rate from existing Members. – Executive leaders from health systems are prioritizing digital and understand the critical role it plays to …

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From start to finish – digitising clinical trials

Over the past two years, the pharma industry’s demand for automated research solutions has increased significantly and, particularly when it comes to clinical trial design, the need has never been greater. This shift to digitised approaches has been triggered by some persistent challenges faced by those companies still reliant on applying manual processes. “A few …

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Delivering valuable independent medical education programmes

In the next instalment in EPG Health’s HCP engagement series, Abhi Chakravorty looks at medical education’s new trajectory and how to build programmes that are credible, engaging and impactful. In these times of turmoil there are some reassuring constants when it comes to independent medical education (IME), which continues to be appreciated by healthcare professionals …

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COVID-19: We don’t need another hero

We’ve all got used to hailing healthcare staff as heroes over the past year. Of course they deserve every ounce of admiration, even though many are uncomfortable with the adulation. But the bigger question is whether this heroic status really represents a healthy situation? Someone once advised me that, when conducting due diligence on a …

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Positioning Your Health System for Digital Transformation

Chris Ingersoll, Principal Architect at Innovaccer In my last article, I discussed how an incomplete picture of patient health can lower the quality and raise the cost of care. Healthcare has been fully digitized but the complete picture is stored in multiple data silos across hospitals, practices, health plans, consumer devices, and more. A data …

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Pharma execs join DigitalEurope’s new health council

Senior figures from GlaxoSmithKline, Roche, Bayer, and Johnson & Johnson have been named to an 18-strong executive council for health at DigitalEurope – a trade association representing the tech industry. The new council has been set up to help drive the adoption of digital approaches that could help deliver personalised care, improve disease monitoring and …

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Building the hospital of the future

Every patient, every doctor or nurse, every hospital worker is a human being influenced by their experiences outside of healthcare. In the consumer world, we have all come to expect speed and interconnectedness, and value personalized products and services tailored to our lifestyles and needs. These expectations carry over into healthcare, where patients and healthcare professionals leverage a wide array of channels to …

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Digital Transformation: 4 Moves Finance Leaders Can Make to Emerge Stronger

Sonia Singh VP of Center for Consumerism at AVIA In this time of crisis, the U.S. healthcare system has struggled to safeguard lives and suppress the COVID-19 virus, while buckling under financial strains, low consumer confidence, and the burden of persistent clinician burnout. And yet, the industry is experiencing an unprecedented digital transformation. Between regulatory …

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Innovation, Interoperability Accelerated Healthcare Digital Transformation in 2020

What You Should Know: – In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, the digital transformation of healthcare accelerated in 2020 with increased adoption of interoperable tools to support innovations in care management, price transparency and specialty medications, according to the Surescripts 2020 National Progress Report.  – The data, which represents 98% of the U.S. population, reveals how the digital transformation of healthcare …

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Why the Digital-First, Patient-Centered Care is Critical to Healthcare

Michael D. Robinson Vice President, Healthcare North America at VMware In the turmoil of one of the hardest years the healthcare industry has experienced, many healthcare organizations innovated nearly overnight, transforming bedside tablets into virtual care providers and parking garages into field hospitals. Through the help of agile, flexible technology, healthcare has empowered providers to …

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Health tech and digital transformation lessons from the NHS

In the year since the UK went into its first lockdown to limit the spread of COVID-19 the country’s health service has undergone an unprecedented digital transformation.  The NHS quickly scrambled to reduce face-to-face contact between patients and healthcare professionals, and manage demand for services that would soon be overstretched by dealing with the pandemic. …

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Komodo Health Secures $220M for Life Sciences Data Platform at $3.3B Valuation

What You Should Know: – Komodo Health announces $220M Series E investment to advance its enterprise healthcare and life sciences platform. At a $3.3 billion valuation, the investment underscores the company’s rapidly growing role as a foundational enterprise technology platform helping to drive digital transformation across the healthcare industry.  – Founded in 2014, Komodo Health’s Healthcare Map™ is the industry’s …

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