Wearable Technology in Healthcare

Tom Spencer

2 As questions on how to rein in increasing healthcare costs continue to mount, and politicians focus on passing legislation and targeting the pharmaceutical industry, a possible solution may be wearable health devices. Wearable Devices in the Healthcare Industry.”

Role of Big Data in Healthcare

Tom Spencer

The healthcare industry generates a large amount of data. healthcare system held over 150 exabytes of data back in 2012, and will soon reach a yottabyte (10 24 gigabytes). The amount of data associated with a patient’s healthcare is not only overwhelming, but also diverse.

Future of Healthcare: Virtual and Augmented Reality

Tom Spencer

Currently engineers, physicians, other healthcare providers, and educators are working to create innovative ways to apply these immersive technologies in order to transform clinical teaching and practice. The main focus of any change to healthcare is to improve patient outcomes.

New models of healthcare

McKinsey

Healthcare systems are struggling to meet the evolving needs of patients. Yet there are promising emerging delivery models. Our Insights

What Does Blockchain Mean For HealthCare?

Tom Spencer

There are many people who cringe when they think about what is going to happen to healthcare under a Trump administration. Healthcare is a subject which has wormed its way into everyday conversation since Ronald Reagan was in office. Blockchain could help to reduce healthcare costs.

Improving Healthcare Affordability in a Volatile Time

Strategy+Business

healthcare system to pursue value-based care Legislation passed in 2015 is providing powerful incentives for the U.S.

Alexa, What's Going on with Healthcare?

Strategy+Business

As large companies join forces to tackle healthcare, they will accelerate innovation and disruption in the broader industry

How Precision Medicine Will Transform the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Industries

Strategy+Business

And although the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries know this is the way forward, they face some significant hurdles Precision medicine combines business opportunities with clinical health benefits.

Building a Resilience Advantage in Healthcare

Strategy+Business

Consolidation in the healthcare industry highlights the ways companies continue to place large bets even amid the continual disruption and uncertainty surrounding the insurance market.

How Teamwork Will Transform Healthcare

Strategy+Business

In the emerging health economy, all participants will have to learn how to collaborate more effectively -- to deliver better care, and better financial results. Developing capabilities to analyze data, strike partnerships, manage risk, and access new markets will be among the keys to success

Planning for the future of healthcare—Penny Wheeler, President and CEO, Allina Health

McKinsey

Insights on Healthcare Systems & ServicesPenny Wheeler, President and CEO, Allina Health shares her perspective on the importance of partnerships in increasing value and understanding the consumer with Jenny Cordina, Partner, McKinsey and Company in an interview conducted in June 2017.

Aetna's Frugal Healthcare Strategy

Strategy+Business

healthcare system by saving consumers money and testing innovative ideas The health insurer is leading the way for the reformation of the U.S.

How to tame rising US healthcare costs

McKinsey

Improving the sector’s productivity and market functioning could potentially lower healthcare-cost inflation to the rate of GDP growth. Our Insights

Navigating the Choppy Waters of Healthcare Reform

Strategy+Business

Even though Congress's effort to partially repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) failed, it is likely that reforms and changes in the regulatory and competitive environment will continue to disrupt established business models.

Four keys to successful digital transformations in healthcare

McKinsey

By taking a comprehensive approach to digitization, healthcare companies can deliver products and services more quickly, boost innovation in the industry, and hold down costs. Our Insights

Planning for the future of healthcare—Benjamin Breier, President and CEO, Kindred Healthcare

McKinsey

Benjamin Breier, President and CEO, Kindred Healthcare shares his perspective on major trends in US healthcare and the value of an integrated approach with Shubham Singhal, Senior Partner, McKinsey and Company. Our Insights

Job Hub: CHG Healthcare Services Jobs and Culture

Management Consulted

Today we highlight tremendous business analyst and post-consulting leadership jobs at CHG Healthcare Services. CHG Healthcare Services is a Utah-based company that has been ranked as high as 3rd in Fortune Magazine’s Top 100 Companies to Work For. Ranked 18th in Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For (2016), what puts CGH Healthcare so ahead of the game? The work of CHG involves staffing healthcare service organizations in all 50 states.

Experienced Hire from Harvard breaks in to Healthcare Consulting (Part 1)

Management Consulted

How did Charlie, a recent Harvard undergrad, navigate through the process of getting accepted to medical school and working for a biotech firm on the West Coast to finally finding his true passion in healthcare consulting (and landing an offer at Putnam)? Interestingly enough, I applied for their Dallas office, which was more for a general consulting route, and less so focused on healthcare and the life sciences. healthcare consulting

Real-world evidence: From activity to impact in healthcare decision making

McKinsey

While there is general agreement that real-world evidence could significantly improve how healthcare stakeholders make decisions, expanding its use requires action by multiple stakeholders. Insights on Pharmaceuticals & Medical Products

Experienced Hire from Harvard breaks in to Healthcare Consulting (Part 2)

Management Consulted

Today, we continue Part 2 (see Part 1 here ) of our interview with Charlie, an experienced Harvard grad who took an unusual path into healthcare consulting, yet leveraged his experience and hard prep work into an offer at Putnam. Some things that I look for include how best I can understand if I like a Clarion Healthcare Consulting, versus an Artisan Healthcare Consulting – what might be the differences between firms. healthcare consulting

Three Keys for Leaders Who Want to Solve Healthcare

Strategy+Business

The Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase announcement shows that new action is possible

How tech-enabled consumers are reordering the healthcare landscape

McKinsey

Healthcare companies are developing new digital technologies to give consumers more control over the care they receive. That could upend the industry’s move toward greater consolidation and scale. Our Insights

Using data and technology to improve healthcare ecosystems

McKinsey

A Verily Life Sciences executive explains how the company targets better patient outcomes by harnessing analytics, machine learning, and other digital tools. Our Insights

The next act in healthcare private equity

McKinsey

Corporate divestitures can help private investors keep the good times rolling. Our Insights

Bringing the Best Business Ideas to Healthcare

Harvard Business

Thomas Lee, MD explains how ideas from Michael Porter and other business thinkers could fix healthcare. Strategy Video

How health apps are promising to reshape healthcare

McKinsey

Two executives from a digital diabetes-management start-up discuss the importance of a patient focus and ways innovation is shaping the industry. Our Insights

Healthcare giant shares prescription for digital reinvention

McKinsey

Stuart McGuigan, the CIO of Johnson & Johnson, describes how the life-sciences company has remade itself into a health-technology innovator. Our Insights

Planning for the future of healthcare—Marc Harrison, President & CEO, Intermountain Healthcare

McKinsey

Marc Harrison, President and CEO, Intermountain Healthcare shares his perspective on overcoming challenges and his leadership priorities with Brendan Buescher, Senior Partner, McKinsey and Company. Our Insights

The future of healthcare: Finding the opportunities that lie beneath the uncertainty

McKinsey

Healthcare is a dynamic industry with significant opportunity, but cost concerns, uncertainty, and complexity can also make it an unnerving one. Substantial upside exists for players that can deliver value-creating solutions and thrive under uncertainty. Our Insights

In the healthcare industry, profit pool growth has varied widely over the past five years

McKinsey

Growth, major changes, and strong value-creation potential make healthcare an exciting industry. At the same time, uncertainty and complexity make it an unnerving one. Our Insights

Staking Your Claim in the Healthcare Gold Rush

Strategy+Business

Revolutionary changes in the delivery, financing, and management of healthcare present a choice: Do you want to be a gold miner or a bartender

The Coming $1.5 Trillion Shift in Healthcare

Strategy+Business

A comprehensive model shows how far-reaching trends in the massive industry will influence the growth of profit pools -- and how payors and providers should respond

How medical-device CEOs can navigate digital disruption in healthcare

McKinsey

Medical-device companies will need to reinvent themselves to stay competitive. Now’s the time to craft a strategy and scale a transformation. Our Insights

s+b Trend Watch: The Coming Digital Healthcare Landscape

Strategy+Business

Doctors and patients are starting to use digital tools to manage healthcare more efficiently. Looking toward the future, pharmaceutical companies and other stakeholders will adopt existing technologies and develop new ones, creating a more connected digital healthcare ecosystem

The Fast-Changing Face of U.S. Healthcare: A Primer

Strategy+Business

healthcare landscape? Looking to get up to speed on the far-reaching changes in the U.S. These resources will help

Improving healthcare for people with special or supportive-care needs

McKinsey

Certain individuals have especially complex medical and supportive-care needs. US state governments, private payors, providers, and technology companies are innovating to address them. Our Insights

Why Healthcare Companies Need to Focus on Enterprise Resilience

Strategy+Business

Pursuing effective growth strategies will help firms navigate the uncertainty in the U.S. market

Fantasy Healthcare Scenario, Reader Anecdotes, Wildcards; Capital IQ Healthcare Report Link

MishTalk

In End of Employer-Provided Healthcare: By 2020, S&P 500 Companies May Dump 90% of Workforce into Obamacare I noted that the New York Times, Yahoo!, McClatchy and other mainstream media outlets referred to a healthcare report without having the decency of providing a link.

Service as a Differentiator in Healthcare

1 to 1

Navigating the healthcare system can be challenging and intimidating for individuals and changes that are currently taking place can make it even more confounding. customerexperience customerfocus customerloyalty customerservice customerstrategy healthcare

Research: Patients want a consumer-driven healthcare experience

1 to 1

Healthcare patients have come to expect the same digital tools used in the consumer world, from scheduling appointments to picking up prescriptions.According to NTT Data Services research 59 percent of U.S.