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.

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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.

Digital transformation and the law of small numbers

Digital transformation and the law of small numbers

Recent studies indicate a slowdown in the shift to value-based care and a struggle to reap the benefits of digital transformation. The answer may lie in understanding the law of small numbers.

No dilemma for innovators in healthcare

No dilemma for innovators in healthcare

Despite the slow pace of adoption for new technology-enabled solutions, there is an unprecedented opportunity today in healthcare’s digital transformation today. Innovators need to operate with an abundance mindset.

Digital health’s last mile problem

Digital health’s last mile problem

The digital health landscape suffers from a highly fragmented ecosystem of point solutions and a surfeit of big technology firms with no real solutions to deploy with speed and scale. However, there are a few ways to address the...

How blockchain can address the two biggest challenges in healthcare IT

How blockchain can address the two biggest challenges in healthcare IT

The potential for blockchain to improve healthcare operating efficiencies is significant. The recent spate of blockchain initiatives in healthcare has to demonstrate tangible benefits before we can see significant change in adoption...

Who ‘owns’ the healthcare consumer of the future?

Who ‘owns’ the healthcare consumer of the future?

How the ongoing M&A scramble and the frantic pace of digitalization of healthcare are reshaping traditional relationships between healthcare consumers and providers.

Up, down or out? Perspectives on artificial intelligence in health care today

Up, down or out? Perspectives on artificial intelligence in health care today

There are several high-value applications for artificial intelligence in health care. Challenges with underlying data sources and new ethical concerns have emerged as significant factors driving adoption.

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