Paddy Padmanabhan

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Paddy Padmanabhan is the author of The Big Unlock – Harnessing data and Growing Digital Health Businesses in a Value-based Care Era. He is the Founder & CEO of Damo Consulting, a growth strategy advisory firm that 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.

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.

Voice-enablement: the next big wave in healthcare’s digital transformation journey

Is it time for consumer data go mainstream in healthcare?

Is it time for consumer data go mainstream in healthcare?

Enterprises value demographic and lifestyle data on consumers more than any other form of data. Consumer data use in healthcare enterprises must overcome a few challenges first.

How healthcare can overcome the risk and costs of harnessing digital health innovation

How healthcare can overcome the risk and costs of harnessing digital health innovation

The declining funding rates for early-stage digital health startups is curiously at odds with the burning desire in healthcare enterprises to drive technology-led innovation and accelerate digital transformation.

The great conundrum of data liquidity in healthcare

The great conundrum of data liquidity in healthcare

A new HHS ruling aims to push healthcare towards greater data interoperability. However, data liquidity will face a host of challenges.

Healthcare IT’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ problem

Healthcare IT’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ problem

A recent report by the AHA highlights the progress with interoperability and the challenges ahead. However, it leaves us with nagging doubts about the pace of progress and whether we are addressing interoperability challenges...

Price of entry or corporate strategy: how pharma and biotech are approaching digital health

Price of entry or corporate strategy: how pharma and biotech are approaching digital health

Eliminating friction and creating value are driving investments in digital health in the pharma/ biotech sector. However, the value drivers are unique to the sector.

Healthcare technology markets: 5 predictions for 2019

Healthcare technology markets: 5 predictions for 2019

Digital transformation is gaining momentum; however healthcare enterprises will proceed cautiously.

The battle of the health clouds

The battle of the health clouds

Several large tech firms have launched health clouds to tap into the burgeoning digital health ecosystem. However, the health cloud value proposition may not be entirely clear at this time.

National Health IT week 2018: 3 trends that will drive the future of technology in healthcare

National Health IT week 2018: 3 trends that will drive the future of technology in healthcare

It is National Health IT week. Three significant technology trends will drive healthcare’s digital transformation.

Digital health investments: between a rock and a ‘kill zone’

Digital health investments: between a rock and a ‘kill zone’

Even with high levels of VC funding, startups can face a number of “kill zones” where innovators can be put out of business simply by being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Digital health startups need a “moat.”

Why big tech firms are going after the primary care experience

Why big tech firms are going after the primary care experience

Think Amazon Prime for healthcare (without a return policy). However, it’s complicated.

What my backyard squirrel taught me about technical debt

What my backyard squirrel taught me about technical debt

The squirrel is a metaphor for technical debt that gobbles up the vast majority of healthcare IT budgets today.

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