Digital Innovation

Forbes: In Health Care, We Need Data Orchestration, Not Necessarily Unification

November 1, 2022  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

Interoperability is one of the most discussed, debated, and desired digital health challenges today. Should patients and providers be able to access their health records regardless of where they are or who they see on their own terms? The simple answer is yes, of course. But achieving that unified data utopia is much more complex. […]

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Forbes: 3 Ways Digital Transformation Drives Growth In Healthcare – By Sara Vaezy

September 21, 2022  |  Sara Vaezy

Digital innovation in health care is about much more than simply modernizing infrastructure. We must embrace it as fundamentally transforming the healthcare business model, from a consumer perspective. In this article, published on Forbes, Chief Strategy Officer Sara Vaezy outlines 3 ways digital transformation can drive future growth for health care.

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Forbes: Knowing People Will Usher in a New Chapter of Health Engagement – by Andy Chu

August 12, 2022  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

Currently, health systems cede their data visibility to an EHR, giving them little insight into how consumers interact with and use digital health apps, devices, or even content. Without visibility into consumer behavior, their view of a patient’s overall health is limited to the visit.  In this article, published on Forbes, Andy Chu (SVP/Product & […]

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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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2022 Digital Predictions

January 18, 2022  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

Aaron Martin and Sara Vaezy of the Providence Digital Innovation Group Each year, we share our thoughts about what we believe is ahead on the digital front in healthcare based on the synthesis of many, many, conversations with Providence operators and clinical leaders, industry leaders, VCs and entrepreneurs. Thanks as always for the conversations and […]

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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 […]