“The future of healthcare is now, as response to COVID-19 has shown us. Virtual, always available, and at home. Now it’s up to us to make a new normal of care delivery- liberating, highly efficient and effective. This book shows us a clear path forward in the midst of crisis.” – Ashish Atreja MD Chief Innovation Officer, Mount Sinai Medicine
Healthcare Digital Transformation:
How Consumerism, Technology and Pandemic are Accelerating
the Future (HIMSS Book Series)
This book is a reference guide for healthcare executives and technology providers involved in the ongoing digital transformation of the healthcare sector.
The book focuses specifically on the challenges and opportunities for health systems in their journey toward a digital future. It draws from proprietary research and public information, along with interviews with over one hundred and fifty executives in leading health systems such as Cleveland Clinic, Partners, Mayo, Kaiser, and Intermountain as well as numerous technology and retail providers. The authors explore the important role of technology and that of EHR systems, digital health innovators, and big tech firms in the ongoing digital transformation of healthcare.
Importantly, the book draws on the accelerated learnings of the healthcare sector during the COVID-19 pandemic in their digital transformation efforts to adopt telehealth and virtual care models.
Features of this book:
- Provides an understanding of the current state of digital transformation and the factors influencing the ongoing transformation of the healthcare sector.
- Includes interviews with executives from leading health systems.
- Describes the important role of emerging technologies; EHR systems, digital health innovators, and more.
- Includes case studies from innovative health organizations.
- Provides a set of templates and frameworks for developing and implementing a digital roadmap.
Based on best practices from real-life examples, the book is a guidebook that provides a set of templates and frameworks for digital transformation practitioners in healthcare.
About the Authors
Edward Marx is husband to Simran and father of Brandon, Talitha, Nicholas, Austin & Shalani. He serves as the chief digital officer for TechMahindra / HCI Health & Life Sciences division. He has been blessed to serve as a CIO in many progressive organizations to include Cleveland Clinic, New York City Health & Hospitals, Texas Health Resources and University Hospitals of Cleveland. Simultaneously Edward began his distinguished military career starting as a combat medic and finishing as a combat engineer officer. Edward has written many books including the best selling Voices of Innovation (2019), Scenes from an Early Morning Run (2019), Extraordinary Tales of a Rather Ordinary Man (2015). He is set to release a book on sexuality in marriage co-written with Simran (2020). In his spare time Edward races for TeamUSA Duathlon and loves to hike and climb mountains with Simran. Edward received his bachelor’s in psychology and master’s in design, merchandising and consumer sciences, all from Colorado State University.
Paddy Padmanabhan is an award-winning business leader and trusted C-suite Advisor with a proven history of success in guiding key strategies across the healthcare and technology sectors. He is the CEO of Damo Consulting, a digital transformation and growth advisory firm focused on the healthcare sector. Both commercially astute and entrepreneurially adept, Paddy has garnered a reputation for driving growth and efficiencies in both large corporates and start-ups within the healthcare technology industry. A visionary leader and practitioner, he has worked at globally recognized firms such as Accenture, GE and Wipro where he built large global technology businesses and spearheaded strategic growth initiatives. He has also been in Silicon Valley start-ups that went through successful exits. A respected and credible voice in healthcare technology, Paddy is widely considered a thought leader and expert practitioner in digital transformation and growth strategy. He is the author of The Big Unlock – Harnessing Data and Growing Digital Health Businesses in a Value-Based Care Era, and hosts a widely acclaimed podcast featuring C-suite executives from healthcare and technology. He is widely published and quoted in industry publications and has a long-running by-lined column in CIO magazine on digital health technology trends. He lives in Chicago.