The key to optimizing payers’ analytics investments? Data integrity and harmonization

by George Mathew, Rikin Patel and Paul Thompson When the McKinsey Global Institute came out with its 2011 report, “Big Data: The next frontier for innovation, competition and productivity,” it predicted that if U.S. healthcare could use big data analytics to drive efficiency it could capture more than  $300 billion per year in new value […]

Can you top “anything and everything as a service”?

Healthcare IT

It’s hard to believe it’s been over 16 years since our first exposure to Software as a Service – or SaaS.  Since then the initial letter has been substituted with virtually every descriptor one can imagine. Many of the most popular are listed here with an incredible duplication of acronyms: Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) […]

What matters to digital leaders in healthcare?

Healthcare organizations understand the benefits of a digital approach. Tools such as mobile applications to access patient data on-the-go, telemedicine to provide 24-hour or remote-care delivery, internal and external collaboration software and remote patient monitoring – just to name a few – are pushing the industry toward Healthcare 3.0. And that momentum should just keep […]

The critical importance of emotional triggers in healthcare IT

The influence of emotion in the healthcare IT marketing segment may be ready to skyrocket. I would argue that not since Y2K has there been more angst in the marketplace caused by the uncertainty generated by the U.S. election results. A recent headline in Healthcare IT News pretty much sums it up: Execs express dystopian view of Trump presidency’s […]