When evaluating Big Data analytic solutions for healthcare...
When evaluating Big Data analytic solutions for healthcare, critical points to consider are very similar to other technology’s evaluations, namely: 1) understand what you have 2) understand what you want – your objectives – and why you want it 3) understand the proposed technology and how it will interact with other products, providers, and partners 4) never downplay the necessary work 5) understand liabilities of each one of the involved parties (incl. your company) 6) under
Open Platform 3.0 - Great new assets from Open Group.
(picture curtesy of Open Group) For those who are interested in approaching new business models with future-oriented scenarios, Open Platform 3.0 presents a good overview on how social media, mobility, cloud computing, big data analysis, and the Internet of Things (IoT) will – probably – change our world. Powered with straightly explained examples (use-cases), one finds descriptions and implications of different business models in different industries. These assets are a valu
Will disruptive technology and digital consulting solutions destroy traditional consulting?
This article (in German) is an interesting post indeed. I like the stated necessity for consultants to strengthen their role of though leaders and shape advanced, future-oriented solutions. The good thing is that possibly there is a market niche for everybody: for large and small consulting companies, as well as for “well oiled” consulting networks. Producing “asset-based” tools is explained as being strong related to IT. Personally, I see the necessity of a combination of co
Only 37% of physicians said they had recommended a mobile app: why?
Physicians’ excuse to not recommend a mobile app are clearly a concern. (access post here) Pharma can go to the next step of thinking where their “solution” is a tightly integrated offer in which devices, software and services complement the underlying drug and enhance treatment effectiveness. By proving this during well-controlled trials, pharma will generate the data-evidence physicians are missing today. Other resistance points can be solved with education and easy-to-use
Is the triple aim „better care, better health and lower cost“ an unachievable dream?
No, it is not if healthcare providers are ready to revise their operational habits. According to a new guide from the American Hospital Association's Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence, there is an intriguing link between the above triple aims and clients’ engagement. Who are the clients? In this context, patients, their family and maybe their friends are. The key objective is to use the experience, expertise and insight of patients to improve care. Innovative healthcare comm