DXC on Healthcare

News, trends and technology insights for the healthcare industry

How IoT paves the way to value-based care

By David Paré Pulse Series: This is the second of my monthly blogs on news, start-ups and developments in the healthcare industry, part of the 21st Century Series on Australian Healthcare. Two significant trends are merging to create innovative approaches to care coordination. The internet of things (IoT) has expanded into a new and exciting […]

Healthcare transformation and the 3 digital truths

by Ben Bridgewater MD and Guy Lucchi Technology is shifting the global landscape from being paper dependent to embracing digital. The rapid growth of digital information allows greater connectivity between sectors (health and social care, for example) and organisations previously in silos, which can benefit consumers and organisations by creating greater opportunities to collaborate and […]

Putting knowledge in the hands of clinicians through MIG integration

By Simon Jackson, Lead Technical Architect, Lorenzo Desktop Integration There has been a push by National Health services in the United Kingdom and players globally, to improve the quality of care patients receive at both a population and individual level. Good quality care depends on access to accurate, up-to-date and complete information about the patients, […]

21st century citizens and healthcare

The VitalSign Series: Why have an English doctor from the United Kingdom and a Canadian technologist from Australia come together to write a blog series? Because healthcare and technology are equally complex, and it’s challenging enough to stay at the forefront of one industry in this rapidly evolving digital era — let alone two. In […]

A practical guide to digital health innovation in Australia

Pulse Series: As part of the 21st Century Series on Australian Healthcare, David Pare, CTO for DXC Healthcare and Life Sciences in Australia and New Zealand, will focus each month on news, start-ups and developments within the industry — what’s happening, what’s being done to drive innovation, and what’s new or newsworthy. The opportunity to […]

Reimagining Healthcare in the 21st Century … Is It Possible?

The VitalSign Series: Why have an English doctor from the United Kingdom and a Canadian technologist from Australia come together to write a blog series? Because healthcare and technology are equally complex, and it’s challenging enough to stay at the forefront of one industry in this rapidly evolving digital era — let alone two. In […]

In the 21st Century Medicine Will Be Different, and This Time It’s Personal

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A couple of years ago, I received this Tweet: Can Smartphones Become The New Stethoscopes? Expert Insights Into The Future Of #mHealth Since then, I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve seen healthcare marketing people use the stethoscope as visual shorthand. Along with handsome people in medical uniforms, art directors clearly believe that […]

Breaking Down the Barriers Between Apps, Self-Diagnosis and the Physician

A growing number of consumers are embracing health apps, but questions remain about the use of such apps, particularly in relation to the conversation between patients and their physicians. In my most recent blog, I spoke about how an app might help patients communicate with their doctors in an evidential way. I also discussed how […]

Progressing the Conversation: How Apps Might Provide the Patient’s Experiential Evidence

When patients visit their doctors and are put on a course of treatment, they might recall being on that medication at some previous time and either not feeling terribly well when taking it or the medication having less than stellar efficacy. But how do they communicate that to their physicians in a compelling and evidential […]

Physician Engagement: Moving the Conversation to a Partnership

The concept of patient engagement is much touted, and certainly engaging with patients to help them change their behavior is an important element in improving health outcomes. But what about physician engagement? By Clive Flashman, Global Head of Mobility for Healthcare and Life Sciences, DXC Very little is ever said about changing physicians’ behavior, since […]