My reading pick of the week is a blog that went viral (no pun intended) by a biology professor in UMass at Dartmouth that explains the spread of coronavirus in a remarkably lucid manner. As businesses and institutions press forward with reopening plans, the blog is a practical guide to consumers and workers who maybe exposed to the risks of infection.
How exactly will the current pandemic impact the different segments in healthcare? This piece in The Economist that does a pretty good job of breaking down the impact of COVID-19 on the healthcare economy and what to expect in the coming quarters. Even within segments, the winners and losers aren’t entirely clear yet. There’s only one word for what we are seeing: unprecedented.
Haven Healthcare’s CEO Atul Gawande’s impending departure, after a troubled period involving lawsuits over senior leadership hires, is a reminder to startups and non-traditional players of the challenges involved in “disrupting” healthcare.
In my latest podcast episode, Seth Hain and Dr. Sam Butler of Epic discuss how emerging technologies like video visits will become an integral part of healthcare in the future. They believe that in future, a physician’s schedule would be 50% face-to-face and 50% non-face-to-face visits through video, telephone, and an asynchronous electronic visit back and forth. Take a listen.
Digital transformation in healthcare: our picks for the weekThe Risks – Know Them – Avoid Them
A little-known biology professor explains the real risks and how to avoid them in a remarkably lucid and factual manner.The pandemic will recast America’s health-care industrial complex
The future isn’t here yet, but we do know it’s an uneven landscape of gainers and losers from COVID-19 in America’s healthcare system.Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan Health-Care Venture Looking for New CEO
Haven Healthcare’s rock star CEO is reportedly leaving after a challenging two years marked by high-profile lawsuits over high-profile hires.Digital Transformation Is About Talent, Not Technology
The authors of this HBR reinforce a simple truth: put people first.HIEs Proving Their Value in Face of COVID-19 Pandemic
HIE’s find a new lease of life as important data management infrastructure for exchanging patient medical information.Payer experts: Why COVID-19 will ‘fundamentally’ change care delivery
It’s not just telehealth, but a whole host of remote monitoring and home health solutions that are set to take off in a post COVID-19 era.Buying Consumer Data? Tread Carefully.
The authors argue that Demographic data sold by a multi-billion-dollar industry is not just inaccurate: the manner in which the data is gathered is also questionable.
The latest from Damo ConsultingPodcast: Seth Hain, Senior VP of R&D and Dr. Sam Butler, Leader of Clinical Informatics at Epic
“This pandemic is really showing how efficient and useful a video visit can be and it is here to stay.”Press Release: Damo Consulting Expands Board of Advisors
Damo Consulting announced the addition of Harry D. Fox as the Advisory Board member.The WITCH Report: Annual Review
A review of the financial and market performance of global technology consulting firms in healthcare.eBook: COVID-19 Telehealth Program – Highlights of the CARES Act
A complimentary e-book on highlights of the COVID-19 CARES Telehealth Program by FCC.An Interview with Paddy Padmanabhan: COVID-19’s Impact on Technology in Healthcare
Damo Consulting CEO Paddy Padmanabhan speaks about the impact of Covid-19 on technology in healthcare.How the COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping healthcare with technology
It’s a remarkable story that is playing out in the technology-led enablement at the back end of healthcare organizations, even as the headlines are dominated by the heroic response efforts at the front lines of care.White paper: What health systems must do to accelerate digital transformation
Our latest white paper explores how health systems can accelerate digital transformation.The WITCH Monthly Monitor (April) – Our monthly update on major global IT consulting and services firms in healthcare provides latest financial and market performance updates on WITCH companies along with other global IT consulting firms. *WITCH Monthly Monitor is now available as free 1-year subscription with every purchase of The WITCH Report – Annual Review