Digital Innovation

DexCare Proves Impact on Digital Healthcare Access in First Year Following Providence Spinout

April 26, 2022  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

The third company incubated within the Providence Digital Innovation Group just passed the one-year mark after spinning out from Providence in March 2021, exceeding expectations with major health system winds, funding rounds and ROI success.  “We’re so excited for the success that the DexCare team has seen in its first year both from an organizational and […]

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DIG THIS: Hype or Bubble?

April 20, 2022  |  Sara Vaezy

DIG THIS: Hype or Bubble?  By Sara Vaezy, Chief Digital Officer, Providence & Doug Grapski, Director of Digital Strategy Providence Digital Innovation Group Summary: The companies that come out of a hype-cycle trough and make it through a deflating financial bubble will have increased momentum and a lasting impact on the industry. Those companies need […]

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Thoughts from our New Chief Digital Officer – Sara Vaezy

April 18, 2022  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

After 6 years at Providence, Sara Vaezy has stepped into the role of Chief Digital Officer leading Providence’s Digital Innovation Group (DIG). We sat down with her to talk about the future she wants to create and her view of digital both inside and outside Providence. Q: You’ve played a key role in architecting Providence’s […]

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DIG This: The Complexity of Big Tech & Health Care Continues

December 27, 2021  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

Since Aaron Martin’s last blog, Health Systems, Health Care and Big Tech–It’s (Really) Complicated  Big Tech continues to make moves in health tech with the latest being the Oracle/Cerner deal just announced. We caught up with Aaron Martin, Providence Chief Digital Officer and Sara Vaezy who heads digital strategy at Providence to get their thoughts on […]

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Leading the Future of Digital Experience | 13 awards across various Providence digital properties

December 21, 2021  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

While 2021 was riddled with many of the pandemic’s lingering effects, our Digital Experience (DeX) team was focused on creating new digital properties to support both consumers and care givers during this time of need. Thirteen of these digital experiences have been recognized across the industry – being honored with awards–8 of which were ‘podium’ […]

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Behavioral Health Innovation: Trails Competition Kick Off

October 15, 2021  |  Aaron Martin

Roughly 1 in 5 people will have a behavioral health need in a given year, and COVID-19 has only caused those numbers to increase. In early 2021, the number of US adults reporting symptoms of anxiety and/or depressive disorder was four times higher than before the pandemic. Yet, the “underserved” population of people keeps growing […]

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Health Systems, Health Care and Big Tech–It’s (Really) Complicated

September 8, 2021  | 

With recent news from Apple and Google on their restructuring of significant health related initiatives, there’s been a lot of buzz around ‘big tech bailing on health care’. The reactions from health system leaders I’ve bumped into after those announcements were in the vein of “I guess they’re finding out health care is hard.” It […]

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Project spotlight series: Surgical Concierge simplifies your surgery experience

August 25, 2021  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

[2 MIN READ] In this article: The Digital Innovation Group (DIG) at Providence identifies ways to develop healthcare technology that improves access and equity for the communities we serve. Surgical Concierge is a pilot program that uses telehealth services and digital solutions to engage and guide patients throughout their surgical journey. The Providence DIG team […]

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Digital perspective: COVID and the need for healthcare without walls

August 1, 2021  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

Key takeaways: The Digital Innovation Group at Providence is providing perspectives on how healthcare can be improved for everyone through technology. Digital Perspective reports outline goals for improved care options and strategies to make them possible. Providence has learned many lessons from the pandemic about delivering care without walls. [3 MIN READ] Providence was the […]