Digital Innovation

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 […]

Digital Innovation

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 […]

Digital Innovation

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

September 8, 2021  |  Aaron Martin

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 […]

Digital Innovation

Fending Off Outside Disruption through Collaboration

April 6, 2021  |  Aaron Martin

Health systems provide nearly $2 trillion[1] dollars of healthcare each year. We are a big, fragmented and highly regulated industry. Up until recently, health systems have operated very locally delivering in-person care at brick and mortar locations. Local and regional health care often meant that health systems took on all of the work to innovate […]

Innovation at Scale

2021: The Year Broken Health Care Systems Begin the Healing Process

February 24, 2021  |  Sara Vaezy

The Covid-19 pandemic didn’t break healthcare. It just brought to high relief the existing fractures. This is good, because those fracture lines become the map and roadways for where we in health care innovation need to focus our efforts. And having the failures of our systems be so obvious is giving set-in-their-ways health systems, payors […]

Inside DIG

Teaming with Microsoft to combat the flu

January 12, 2021  |  Maryam Gholami

“Raising the water for all boats” is part of our DNA here at the Providence Digital Innovation Group. Our approach is to shape, build, and scale meaningful ideas here at Providence — and then offer them externally as a part of our mission of health for a better world. It’s a unique approach — and one […]