Healthcare data’s moment of lift

Healthcare data’s moment of lift

The unlocking of patient data is leading us to a future when health care will be a vastly improved experience with superior outcomes. However, there will be guard rails around consumer access to personal health records.

The new innovation model: monetizing healthcare data

The new innovation model: monetizing healthcare data

Healthcare enterprises are launching programs to monetize patient medical data by offering access to researchers and innovators. How these initiatives can benefit all stakeholders (or leave out some).

Digital front doors – the new battleground for the healthcare consumer’s attention

Digital front doors – the new battleground for the healthcare consumer’s attention

There is a huge opportunity now for the likes of CVS-Aetna and Walgreens to disrupt the status quo and win over disaffected healthcare consumers. Healthcare providers need a new approach to the primary care experience.

How close are we to platform domination in healthcare’s digital business models?

How close are we to platform domination in healthcare’s digital business models?

Several technology firms are making attempts to dominate the digital health market. However, healthcare is very different from platform dominated markets in other sectors.

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

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

Voice is the most obvious next step of user interface that is going to radically change the way we interact with technology in healthcare services. You ain’t heard nothin’ yet.

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.

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...

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