January 6, 2020
In our first podcast episode of the year, Mudit Garg, CEO and Co-Founder of digital health startup Qventus talks about how he brings an interdisciplinary approach combining AI and behavioral sciences to optimize patient flow and reduce length of stay in hospitals. He provides an important insight: AI predictions don’t do much unless there is a closed-loop process to drive accountability and action.
Over the holidays, Mayo Clinic announced the appointment of a Chief Digital Officer, Rita Khan, a United Healthcare executive. As health systems appoint full-time CDOs, increasingly from outside the industry, a question that arises: How is the role of CIO being redefined in the context of digital transformation?
Cloud computing is now a $265 billion two-horse race between Amazon and Microsoft. As the battle rages on, health systems have to address a prickly question: what if your cloud service competes with you?
Apple has pursued the most comprehensive digital health strategy among the big tech firms. We include a short and comprehensive summary of their various initiatives. We also include a year-end summary of digital health M&A and, in case you missed it, my predictions for digital health and digital transformation in 2020.
Digital transformation in healthcare: our picks for the week
The $265 billion cloud computing market is essentially a two-horse race between Microsoft and AWS. WSJ surveys the battleground for cloud supremacy.
Mayo Clinic is making big bets on digital. Following the appointment of John Halamka as President of the Mayo Clinic Digital Initiative, comes the announcement of a Chief Digital Officer.
Short of a “black swan” event, 2020 will see a slow but steady advance in the digital transformation of healthcare.
A collection of reports points to the growing use of SDOH, especially from a public health perspective.
Apple’s progress in digital health has been nothing short of remarkable. This piece provides a comprehensive summary of Apple’s various programs and how they fit together.
The M&A scorecard for 2019 includes several high-profile acquisitions by large tech firms and a number of digital health consolidation plays.
Hospital M&A has mostly been about competitive and negotiating power against insurance companies.
The latest from Damo Consulting
“AI predictions need a thoughtfully designed closed-loop to drive action.”
Our monthly update on major global IT consulting and services firms in healthcare. It provides latest financial and market performance updates on WITCH companies along with other global IT consulting firms.
Damo Consulting is very pleased to welcome Ed Marx and John Glaser to our inaugural board of advisors.
Our latest white paper explores how health systems can accelerate digital transformation.
A review of the financial and market performance of global technology consulting firms in healthcare.
Our latest research report explores the current state of digital transformation in healthcare.