Health Innovation Outlook: Optimism Leads

Health Innovation Outlook: Optimism Leads

The enabling technologies of AI, lower cost genome sequencing, and proliferation of blockchain capabilities provide healthcare systems and providers tools for smarter, more efficient care delivery with improved patient outcomes. At the end of the day, the industry in the aggregate is driving towards a population that lives longer, healthier, and where therapies are targeted and personalized based on actionable, real data.

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Staying the Course

Staying the Course

Whether you are developing a device that enables home-based surveillance and therapy, creating algorithms that potentially risk stratify populations, a new diagnostic to detect disease, or a service that aggregates health and cost data, remember always that your solution is part of the long term vision of healthcare’s success. That vision is not a point in time, but a living objective. As Jonathan Bush, CEO of athenahealth, said, “Once we bring humanity to the way we innovate, regulate and share across healthcare, we’ll have navigated that perfect storm to push healthcare to new heights.”

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Why Translation Health

... the language of healthcare has gone from one to many, and understanding and defining the needs and objectives for each stakeholder is critical to successful execution. Importantly, how two stakeholders view the utility of a given technology solution may vary widely depending on their needs and perspectives. This means that companies developing these solutions need to be specific, facile, and nimble in their approach – with the appreciation that the end goal will be shared, but the approach skewed by a given stakeholder’s proximity to the cost or patient outcome input of the value equation.

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