Paddy Padmanabhan

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Paddy Padmanabhan is the CEO of Damo Consulting, a management consulting firm focused on healthcare. He works with healthcare enterprises and technology firms on digital health innovation and thought-leadership-led growth strategies.

Paddy has held leadership positions with global consulting firms such as Accenture, and he has worked extensively in healthcare technology operations.

You can follow Paddy on Twitter (@paddypadmanabha) and contact him by email (paddy@damoconsulting.net).

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Paddy Padmanabhan and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications Inc. or its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

AI in healthcare: The unevenly distributed future is here

A major medical device maker's unique approach to data security

A major medical device maker's unique approach to data security

Medical devices have a unique set of challenges related to IT security. Here's how a major equipment manufacturer tackles device security in the era IoT-enabled healthcare IT.

What Quest Diagnostics’ new study tells us  about healthcare IT and value-based care

What Quest Diagnostics’ new study tells us about healthcare IT and value-based care

The shift towards value-based care is real, however the pace of change will depend on addressing several structural and technology challenges.

The NHS ransomware event and security challenges for the U.S healthcare system

The NHS ransomware event and security challenges for the U.S healthcare system

The malware attack on the U.K National Health System (NHS) draws attention to the need for urgent building code upgrades in healthcare data security. While short-term fixes may enable hospitals to recover their data and resume normal...

Is there a misalignment between healthcare enterprises and the tech community?

Is there a misalignment between healthcare enterprises and the tech community?

The flow of healthcare investment dollars towards transformative digital health solutions may be overstated.

How these three alternate payment models are driving healthcare IT

How these three alternate payment models are driving healthcare IT

APM’s are driving population health management and improvement in healthcare outcomes. Their success depends on key technology and data investments.

Social determinants: powering the next big leap for healthcare analytics

Social determinants: powering the next big leap for healthcare analytics

The next step toward reaching the holy grail of personalized care is harnessing social determinant data. Putting it into practice has its unique set of challenges.

How unlikely collaborations are changing the future of healthcare

How unlikely collaborations are changing the future of healthcare

In the healthcare sector’s pursuit of improved medical outcomes at lower costs, the only stakeholder yet to get fully involved is the patient. That’s changing now, and unlikely collaborations are emerging to serve the involved...

Unlocking the value in patient-generated health data

Unlocking the value in patient-generated health data

Harnessing data from a multitude of sources to develop a comprehensive view of patients to drive health outcomes could be coming of age. Here’s how one health system is approaching it.

Healthcare's new challenge: online reputation management

Healthcare's new challenge: online reputation management

Traditional measures of patient experience are inadequate in the emerging digital health marketplace. Providers must harness social media data and manage their online reputations. Here's how one health system did it.

Trump’s executive order on the ACA: early scenarios for healthcare tech firms

Trump’s executive order on the ACA: early scenarios for healthcare tech firms

The executive order signed last week is the first step toward dismantling the ACA. The order has significant implications for technology firms operating in certain markets.

How A.I. and blockchain are driving precision medicine in 2017

How A.I. and blockchain are driving precision medicine in 2017

Recent announcements by the ONC and the FDA for partnership programs on artificial intelligence and blockchain show us how these advanced technologies could transform healthcare, in everything from drug discovery to diagnosis and...

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