Inside DIG

Catching Up with Justin Dearborn, Executive-in-Residence for Praia Health

October 2, 2023  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

Startup veteran Justin Dearborn recently joined Providence to serve as Executive-in-Residence for Praia Health, the fourth technology incubated within the Providence Digital Innovation Group. We caught up with Justin to hear his thoughts about the opportunity ahead and his reasons for taking the helm. Q:        Well, this is a big move for you. What […]

Digital Innovation

Forbes: Distribution And Decentralization Are Crucial In the Healthcare Sector

July 12, 2023  |  Sara Vaezy

In her most recent Forbes article, Sara Vaezy states: “Ensuring the future of today’s health system requires more than organizational alignment.​ Systems must leverage the expertise of partners to truly serve their community’s whole health needs. They must invest in the power of digital to connect those relationships both on the front and back end […]

Digital Platform

The Digital Front Door is So Yesterday

July 12, 2023  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

By Sara Vaezy and Doug Grapski As is typical for the Gartner Hype Cycle, the 2019 hype was all about the digital front door (DFD) for health systems. Positioned as the mechanism to transform the consumer experience, the industry was enamored with its promise to accelerate digital transformation for health systems and enable a modern […]

Digital Innovation

Forbes | The Power of Digital In Proactively Fueling Evidence-Based Care Journeys

May 12, 2023  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

In this Forbes article, Andy Chu writes: “Digital transformation can feel like a massive undertaking. But it’s also an opportunity to overtake inertia. Through a simplified and open standard-based platform, with identity at its core, all health systems can resurface those human-like interactions that enable people, across the communities we serve, to better and more […]

Digital Platform

Forbes | Digital Investments In Healthcare Must Be Measurable, Not Just Marketable: Building A Case For RODI

January 24, 2023  |  Sara Vaezy

Digital is a significant and hugely strategic undertaking. It’s a fundamental underpinning of future business transformation requiring big investments. Business transformation is designed to net certain outcomes, and as such, leaders in the healthcare industry need to evaluate our ability to achieve those outcomes and efficiencies In this article, published on Forbes, Chief Strategy Officer […]

Digital Innovation

A New Focus for Health Care Marketers Starts Now

December 8, 2022  |  Shweta Ponnappa

Health care marketers have often had an existential crisis about their value. Traditional thought says “when people are sick, they’ll show up” – so what’s the value of marketing? Marketing done right can help evolve its identity from a cost center to a growth engine for the business. No longer a function of just the […]