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Healthcare Transformation

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Watson Health set its sights on applying cognitive/AI on a wide range of healthcare domains including evaluating radiology images, unlocking genomic data to improve diagnoses and treatment decisions, assisting physicians in developing treatment plans for cancer patients and enabling population health. Those skeptics in the healthcare industry that challenged IBM's ability to democratize Watson should take note that Watson for Oncology is being deployed in mainstream hospitals and is actively being used by oncologists across the world.


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May 22, 2017: Today IDC Health Insights announced the second annual IDC Health Insights HealthTech Rankings. The leading global vendors of healthcare IT hardware, software, and services have been separated into two categories: Optum is the leader of the Top 50 and IBM is the leader of the Enterprise Top 25.


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IDC Health Insights recently published IDC MaturityScape: Cloud in Healthcare 2.0. This report identifies the stages, critical measures, and actions that are required for healthcare organizations (payers as well as providers) to understand the impact that cloud deployments can have on their business outcomes so that they can take the necessary actions to move forward in with their cloud road map.


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During a discussion on health IT and electronic medical records, a senior physician once said to me "I feel after so many years of medical school and decades worth of practice, I ended up as a typist." Earlier today, a massive ransomware attack infected computers worldwide and went as far as to seriously disrupt operations in the UK National Health Service. We are in a new age for healthcare, one with immeasurable challenge and concerns.


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IDC Health Insights just released an infographic covering key areas for healthcare digital transformation in Europe. this infographic builds on the content covered in our report on key research themes for 2017 (http://bit.ly/2n9vALD). Any question, the IDC Health Insights EMEA team will be happy to support! Happy viewing!


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Donald Trump said on the campaign trail that he would end forever the use of the H-1B as a cheap labor program and institute an absolute requirement for American companies to hire American workers first, with no exceptions. What would the ramifications be for the healthcare IT industry if the new Trump administration takes action on this promise?


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European Union Member States will be soon mandated to comply with the rules that will enter into force in May 2018 with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). GDPR, adopted on 27 April 2016, is a new regulation by which the European Commission intends to strengthen and unify data protection for individuals within the European Union (EU). It also addresses export of personal data outside the EU.


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IDC Health Insights announces the Call for Entries for the 2017 HealthTech Rankings! We welcome nominations of global IT vendors of hardware, software and services to healthcare payers and providers. Read on for more information…


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IDC Health Insights has just released a IDC Perspective: Western Europe Healthcare Sector: Key Themes for 2017.


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    Jonas Knudsen says:
    HI, Yes I do. At least in western Europe, there is a growing trend to apply IoT technologies as the main infrastructure to handle compliance with traceability regulations. That is, for smart pharmacy, drugs, instrument tracking from sterile services department (SSD) to the operation rooms and back etc. That also adreesses the need for automation,…
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    guy weiss says:
    Jonas, don' you think that the architecture adopted to address traceability regulation could easily be replaced by IOT solutions. Main drivers: less implementation costs, no packaging line performance decrease, no additional cost for aggregation, and of course interconnexion with smart phone app.
    5 months ago

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