We believe healthcare will be digital. But unstructured data and a lack of analytical capability keep providers from unlocking the full potential of their organizations. By managing data as a strategic asset, providers will gain unprecedented insight into clinical and non-clinical processes. They will be able to leverage powerful analytical tools, including AI technologies, to improve decision making. Digital technologies will bring patients and care teams closer together. A cultural shift to a digital mindset, coupled with new technology, will enable development of a continuously improving learning health system.
Digitalizing healthcare is the key enabler for Expanding precision medicine, Transforming care delivery, and Improving patient experience.
Ultimately, digitalizing healthcare enables providers to achieve better outcomes at lower costs. To make this possible four steps are critical:
“I absolutely think that organizations need to embrace digital. There is no way around it. An organization that is not embracing digital is going to not be around very much longer.“
Healthcare delivery has been disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and digitalization has become a key component transforming the healthcare landscape.
Read up about the status of healthcare digitalization around the globe in Insights Series issue 16 "Who are the leaders in digital health and what can we learn from them in times of COVID-19?"
To learn about the key steps a healthcare organization can take to accelerate digital transformation for success, read Insights Series issue 12 "This changes everything"
Smart hospitals, artificial intelligence and the internet of medical things – the topic of digital health has many buzzwords. Our thought leaders give you their insights on what is important to transform healthcare.
Affordable and accessible healthcare for everyone and everywhere
Healthcare leaders from around the world joined the Executive Summit 2022 to discuss how we can deliver healthcare that works for everyone, everywhere, while finding solutions to the globally eminent workforce crisis.
How culture, retention, and resilience programs can support personnel and prevent turnover
Adrienne Boissy and Albert Wu talk about how to begin restoring trust not just with patients but also within the workforce, and how to reconcile a dedication to patient care with the demands of a staff shortage.
What transformative potential can technology provide to free up medical staff time for patients
Mark Middleton evidences the importance of technology in the labor shortage, explaining how it revolutionized the Icon Group’s operations, with teams adopting cutting-edge technology to continue providing crucial care.
Healthcare for everyone, everywhere, however, will remain a pipe dream until the personnel shortfall is addressed. Examining the situation in the United Kingdom helps illustrate the seriousness of the crisis.
How to bring patient-centered care to where health happens
Bringing patient-centered care to when and where it is needed outside the traditional hospital setting is a rapidly rising demand. Healthcare leaders from around the world discuss how this new era of care will evolve, and how to build scalable models.