Posts Tagged ‘digital health’

The Evolution of Smart Healthcare: 2018 Predictions from Deloitte

An aging population combined with advances in medical therapy and rising labor costs are expected to drive healthcare spending 4.1% higher over the next four years, according to a new Deloitte report: 2018 Global Health Care Outlook: The evolution of smart health care. Predicted technical innovations, such as robotics and AI, come with a high price […]

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Why Enterprise Asset Management is Moving to the IT Department

Enterprise Asset Mgt

Equipment breakdowns occur regularly in most hospitals. But the maintenance of these assets is often divided among multiple stakeholders within a hospital. Biomedical engineers may be responsible for keeping medical devices running, while IT staff has domain authority over most software and hardware. Responsibility for other assets, ranging from refrigerators to televisions in waiting rooms, […]

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AI, Virtual Workforce Among Digital Trends Shaping Healthcare, Says Accenture

Accenture's 2017 forecast for Digital Health envisions a brave new world of healthcare bots, virtual workers and a vast ecosystem of tech partnerships and platforms. If the future sounds a bit cold and impersonal, Accenture cautions that a "People First" approach to technology will be critical for healthcare organizations along their digital transformation journey. Brian Kalis, Managing Director, Accenture […]

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6 Health Systems Investing in Digital Innovation

Interest in digital innovation is growing with an increasing number of hospitals funding healthcare startups, developing patient-facing technologies, and hiring Chief Digital Officers. Improving patient experience is a key driver as hospitals build strategies to integrate electronic health record data with inputs from consumers that come from wearables and mobile apps. But the pace of […]

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5 Digital Health Trends Changing Care Delivery

From virtual doctor visits to flu shots delivered via UBER, healthcare delivery is changing. The experts at Accenture Research say 5 key digital health trends are driving these changes. Accenture's 2016 Digital Health Technology Vision report pinpoints emerging IT developments that will have the greatest impact on companies, government agencies and other organizations over the next three […]

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