In my recent blog in CIO online, I discuss how health systems and health insurance companies are pooling and monetizing data and innovation assets, and how the owners of the data, i.e., consumers, should benefit from these programs. The ONC has separately issued their thoughts on this topic, specifically as it relates to how consumer data is reused and monetized by third-party apps.
In my latest podcast episode, Tom Grote, CEO of Banner|Aetna, a commercial joint venture between Aetna Insurance and Banner Health in Arizona, discusses how a shared vision between equal partners can improve care quality and reduce costs. He discusses the incremental benefits of Aetna merging with CVS, their approach to strategic technology partnerships, and sharing of best practices among JVs of Aetna with other health systems. Take a listen.
Is AI going to transform healthcare anytime soon or is it headed for another “winter”? We have included a collection of thought-provoking pieces on this question.
Digital transformation in healthcare: our picks for the week
Healthcare enterprises are launching programs to monetize patient medical data by offering access to researchers and innovators. How these initiatives can benefit all stakeholders (or leave out some).
Family members disclosing their DNA data could be compromising your data privacy.
It’s one thing to focus on improved digital experiences for healthcare consumers; it’s another to get them to even engage with the healthcare system.
How cultures clash when big tech/ Silicon Valley meets healthcare.
With stock markets gyrating wildly, the window for digital health IPO’s may have closed for now. VC’s maybe next ones to head for the exits.
VC-funded AI startups in healthcare are going to find it increasingly harder to succeed, not in the least because they don’t have access to the data.
The CMS and ONC are beginning to address privacy in the context of how patient data can be used by third-party apps.
The shortcomings of applying AI in healthcare today.
The nation’s #1 health system spent $1.5 billion for EHR upgrade and consolidation. The cost of maintaining and upgrading EHR systems is one reason digital transformation investments are not accelerating.
Here’s one solution to the interoperability problem in healthcare: consolidate EHR systems.
The latest from Damo Consulting
Developing a Digital Health Roadmap: The Cleveland Clinic Experience, September 10.
“We’re trying to fundamentally drive an improved healthcare model in the market.”
Our latest research report explores the current state of digital transformation in healthcare.
IT consulting firms are witnessing declining contracts in the healthcare segment due to industry consolidation.
A review of the financial and market performance of global technology firms in healthcare.