Another buzzword in the clinical and financial transformation milieu that is occurring in the healthcare world is the term “value-based” followed by whatever contextual word or phrase you choose to use. But what kind of value are we hoping to achieve and to whom is it going to accrue? The triple aim of healthcare is founded on the basic tenants of business value and they include the following: Lower the overall cost of healthcare Improve the quality of outcomes (product), an
IDC Introduction: IDC believes that healthcare innovation can be leveraged from other industries. Our guest contributor in this blog post is a technology expert in the Energy and Healthcare industries. Getting a handle on IOT can be complex. There are many components needed to create an end to end solution. The following is some more detail on the emerging IOT revolution.
According to Doug Davis, SVP/GM IOT who is driving the IOT platform strategy at Intel, the internet
IDC Introduction: IDC believes that healthcare innovation can be leveraged from other industries. Our guest contributors in this blog post are experts in the Energy industry. The healthcare industry in the US faces huge challenges. As we approach healthcare consuming 20% of GDP the question of sustainability is bound to re-emerge. While Healthcare Reform has provided more access to healthcare and provided more options as well, the fundamental problems of cost and quality re
The challenge for President-Elect Donald Trump will be in the competing goals of special interests versus the consumer. The US Government has steadily gained the upper hand in controlling the healthcare industry and it is the most powerful special interest that consumers need to be concerned about. Why? If you look at examples around the world where the government controls healthcare services, pricing and payments, it becomes clear that quality becomes a function of cost an