We believe healthcare will be digital. Data will be managed as a key strategic asset. The vast quantity of health data available will be analyzed by increasingly powerful tools, including AI algorithms, to improve clinical and operational decision making. Digital technologies will bring patients and care teams closer together. Technology and culture change will foster development of a self-improving learning health system.Today, unstructured data from siloed sources and insufficient analytical capabilities still prevent leveraging the full potential of big data in healthcare.
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.“Senior Vice President for Information Services and Chief Information Officer, Boston Children’s Hospital, United States
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.
This paper provides the key steps a healthcare organization can take to accelerate digital transformation for success in the era of COVID-19 and beyond.