Reimagining care: How digital can transform healthcare and improve efficiencies

by Vincent Planat, DXC and Antoine Denis, Microsoft For those in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries, there’s much to celebrate about the future of healthcare: We’re living longer, scientists are constantly discovering new pathologies — leading to new treatments and cures — and technology is creating new pathways to address the […]

How will healthcare data deliver on its promise?

by Jonas Knudsen One morning in August 2012, I entered my office in the hospital and turned on my PC. As a university hospital chief information officer (CIO) responsible for all mental health hospitals in the region of Southern Denmark, I was tasked with not only keeping the lights green on our digital infrastructure, but […]

Shifting from a focus on data to outcomes through cloud-based digital health platforms

by Mutaz Shegewi, Research Director, Provider IT Transformation Strategies, IDC Health Insights Healthcare is in the dawn of a new digital era where new challenges give rise to new opportunities. Patients are changing, business models are emerging and technologies must answer to the call. The call is to empower healthcare stakeholders to engage more effectively […]

Future-proofing digital capabilities in the next wave of healthcare innovation

by Kurt Verbrugge Healthcare has gone through tremendous change in recent years. These changes began with the implementation of electronic medical records and population-based analytics. Then came the growing emphasis on decision-support tools. The next flurry of focus and investment is expected to be on integrated care delivery to manage care across the patient journey. […]

Life sciences 3.0: How an integrated environment can deliver healthier outcomes

By Sharad Khusal A new, connected dynamic is making its way into the life sciences and healthcare industries, shifting companies from a traditionally siloed approach to an integrated 3.0 environment. Here the emphasis is on a healthy outcomes ecosystem — one that spans nontraditional players such as IT, retailers and nonprofit organizations. At the heart […]

Hacia un ecosistema de salud conectado: La interrelación con el paciente digital

La digitalización en sectores como el de los seguros, las telecomunicaciones y la banca han cambiado completamente la manera en la que los ciudadanos consumen servicios, así como sus expectativas: esperan servicios integrados, atención ininterrumpida (24×7), personalizada, y que responda a sus preferencias de manera inmediata por diversos canales. La digitalización de los servicios de […]

Making all-in-one-day precision medicine a reality with federated view of datasets

By Pritam Potnis The push toward personalized and precision medicine has led to some exciting breakthroughs for cancer patients. It’s now widely understood that treatment effectiveness and the cancer signature can vary widely, even among people with the same type of cancer. The objective of the latest innovations is to help patients receive a personalized […]

Automation speeds up the process of getting critical lab findings to clinicians

By Pritam Potnis Diagnosing and treating babies and young children with serious illnesses places extraordinary pressure on clinicians, who want quick and accurate answers so they can take the next steps in the treatment protocol. Currently, when babies with critical conditions are in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), tests are carried out and sent […]