Many health plans are investing in next-generation technologies, but they might not yet have a strategy for building a next-generation workforce. The nature of work in changing in health and in all industries. This is being driven by automation and technology as well as increased consumerism, generational shifts, and open talent models. We expect the future of work will impact every health plan employee.Read more
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Although still in its infancy, virtual health has already begun to transform patient care by improving access to care, extending the reach of clinical management, and making it easier to gather, store and share information.1As health plans, health systems, and physician groups develop their enterprise-wide virtual health strategies, behavioral health care is increasingly being seen as an appealing starting point for its impact on total medical expenses.Read more
As interest in oncology grows, real-world data could help biopharma firms improve clinical research, reduce costsby Brett J. Davis, General Manager & Principal | ConvergeHealth by Deloitte, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Early this year, I attended the annual J.P. Morgan Healthcare conference where investors and biopharmaceutical company executives were excited about the growth of personalized therapies—particularly in oncology. This optimism was somewhat tempered by some of the many challenges in oncology research and development (R&D) and bringing high-cost therapies to market. However, advances in digital health,Read more
There is something about a new year that gives us a clearer vantage point on the trends that might lie ahead. A new year might be an artificial demarcation point, but I use it to reflect on where the health care and innovation market is now, and where it could be headed.
The exponential promise that exists in the life sciences and health care sectors is unprecedented.Read more
Digital technology and the pharma-patient relationship
The evolution of digital technology in health care has been truly breathtaking. Once a few devices and apps in the clinical setting seemed revolutionary. We now see a future with a full-scale digital technology uptake with streamlined reimbursement and back office functions as well as ROI measurement.Read more
A look into the ever-changing technological landscape and risks within the health care industry
Over the past 20 years, hardware (medical devices and wearables) as well as software technologies, have grown exponentially in number and have transformed almost every industry including the health care industry.
These technologies harness smartphones,Read more