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Book-The Big Unlock

The Big Unlock refers to the massive opportunity unfolding in healthcare from the digitization of patient medical records and the emerging tsunami of data from a wide range of medical and non-medical sources, especially unstructured data such as text and speech. Collectively, these data will enable the unlocking of insights for improving the quality of care, reducing costs, and creating new sources of value for healthcare providers, consumers, and technology firms. In this book, Paddy Padmanabhan offers a framework for understanding the competitive landscape of digital health solutions and a set of key principles for success in the digital health marketplace.


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“We are in early stages of harnessing the rapidly growing volumes of data from multiple sources, and the role of AI and cognitive computing to unlock insights and deliver new digital experiences to improve healthcare. Paddy is a seasoned practitioner who has leveraged his deep knowledge of healthcare technology markets to write this timely book.” –

B. Dusty Majumdar, Ph.D, VP and Chief Marketing Officer, IBM Watson Health


“Paddy Padmanabhan has outlined critical concepts in The Big Unlock. Healthcare has unprecedented access to digitized data. Now, the challenge is translating data into value: creating new knowledge, generating actionable insights, delivering these insights to the right provider at the right time, and improving the lives of our patients.” –

Joshua Liberman, PhD, Executive Director, Research, Development, & Dissemination, Sutter Health


“The consumerization of healthcare and emergence of new data sources requires health systems to deliver enhanced digital experiences in every aspect of care delivery. The Big Unlock is an in-depth exploration of the opportunities and the challenges in harnessing insights from diverse data sources, and the emerging technology platforms that are enabling innovative new digital health experiences in the transition to value-based care.” –

Drew Schiller, CEO and Co-Founder, Validic


“The healthcare ecosystem is on the cusp of massive transformation and change. The current model of care is unsustainable. Paddy Padmanabhan’s book The Big Unlock provides a gripping and compelling argument of the challenges ahead and the path to change. It is a definite must read for both practitioners and business associates interested in the world of healthcare.” –

Reenita Das, Senior Vice President and Partner, Frost & Sullivanas


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About Paddy Padmanabhan

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Paddy Padmanabhan is the founder and CEO of Damo Consulting, a health care growth strategy firm based in Chicago. He has worked extensively with CIOs and CXOs in the healthcare sector as a consultant and trusted advisor to large global organizations and technology startups.

Paddy is a regular columnist for CIO magazine and publishes opinion pieces on healthcare IT and digital health strategies. He has written for other technology publications and has been featured in Becker’s Hospital Review and Modern Healthcare. Paddy is a frequent speaker at leading industry conferences and leads panel discussions on technology markets, emerging technologies and digital health. He is actively involved in industry organizations such as HIMSS.

Paddy earned a BS in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and an MBA in marketing and finance from the Indian Institute of Management. He is an alum of the CMI executive program of the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He has worked in health care information technology for two decades, serving in leadership roles at global tech firms Wipro and Accenture, as well as with Silicon Valley startups that saw successful exits.

To discover more about Paddy and his work visit:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/paddypadmanabhan99/
https://twitter.com/PaddyPadmanabha
https://www.cio.com/author/Paddy-Padmanabhan/


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Author’s Bio

Paddy is a regular columnist for CIO magazine and publishes opinion pieces on healthcare IT and digital health strategies. He has written for other technology publications and has been featured in Becker’s Hospital Review and Modern Healthcare. Paddy is a frequent speaker at leading industry conferences and leads panel discussion on technology markets, emerging technologies and digital health. He is actively involved in industry organizations such as HIMSS.

Paddy earned a BS in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and an MBA in marketing and finance from the Indian Institute of Management. He is an alum of the CMI executive program of the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He has worked in health care information technology for two decades, serving in leadership roles at global tech firms Wipro and Accenture, as well as with Silicon Valley startups that saw successful exits.

To discover more about Paddy and his work visit:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/paddypadmanabhan99/
https://twitter.com/PaddyPadmanabha
https://www.cio.com/author/Paddy-Padmanabhan/


Book Details

Name: The Big Unlock: Harnessing Data and Growing Digital Health Businesses in a Value-Based Care Era
Publisher: Archway Publishing (17 November 2017)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1480854603
ISBN-13: 978-1480854604


FAQs

1. What is The Big Unlock?

Along with a shift towards value-based care, a digital transformation is under way in health care. However, health care enterprises are having a hard time keeping up with advances in information technology. Organizations that could once spend months or years developing a strategy to deliver solutions now must implement changes on a near real-time basis. Complicating matters is the emergence of new data sources, new technology architectures and models, and new methods to analyze an avalanche of data.
This book provides a framework for understanding the competitive landscape for digital health and advanced analytics solutions that are harnessing data to unlock insights. It reveals a set of key principles, or universal themes, for success in the digital health marketplace.

2. Who should read The Big Unlock and why?

Whether you are a health care information technology specialist, a digital health startup or technology firm with a strategic focus on health care, a venture capitalist, or just interested in the industry structure and the emerging technology landscape in health care, you will find something in this book to help you understand what is driving the digital transformation in healthcare. The book provides insights into increasing revenues and profits, while creating a sustainable competitive advantage from the Big Unlock.

The book is also meant to be a reference document for digital health startups and their venture capitalists, technology firms with a strategic focus on healthcare, and healthcare IT leaders who are keen to understand the solution provider and emerging technology markets. Finally, the book is a primer for anyone interested in understanding the exciting transformation of healthcare under way and the important role of data and analytics in this transformation.


Contacts:

For media inquiries: Contact Tess Woods at tess@tesswoodspr.com, 617-942-0336

For discovering how Paddy and his team at Damo Consulting can help you with your healthcare growth strategy: Email info@damoconsulting.net

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