Although standardization often has a negative connotation, it can actually help drive optimization and foster innovation across an organization – if done right, says CIO Jim Noga.
After spending the past five years putting in a “platform for clinical transformation and innovation” through the eCare initiative, Partners is shifting its focus to digital health, says CIO Jim Noga.
With a growing aging population, it’s becoming increasingly critical to leverage innovative technologies that can more effectively predict longevity and address the unique challenges these patients face, says Dr. Joe Kvedar.
It was a shared belief “a platform is needed that simplifies the sharing of app-based IT interventions across healthcare institutions” that brought a vendor and health system together. The rest is history – or, more likely, the future.
With the potential they’ve already shown, digital therapeutics can become a legitimate tool in the battle against chronic diseases. The challenge, says Dr. Joe Kvedar, will come in getting them into the mainstream.