Digital Innovation

Biggest Challenges in Healthcare: Physician Burnout w/ Dr. Matthew Fradkin

August 22, 2018  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

Physician burnout has been a hot topic in healthcare as of late. In 2014, more than half of physicians in the U.S. had at least one symptom of professional burnout, and that number is expected to increase. A recent Leadership Survey by NEJM Catalyst found that 96% of healthcare executives, clinical leaders, and clinicians agree that this is a […]

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Simplifying Care Through Improved Digital Engagement

June 15, 2018  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

Delighting Patients Through Digital.  Today, the world of planned, non-emergency procedures such as knee-replacements is often complex and confusing for patients. Health systems ask individuals to be the “general contractor for their own care” as Providence St. Joseph Health (PSJH) Chief Clinical Officer Amy Compton-Phillips says. Patients organize finding the right doctor for their problem […]

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5 Ways Medicaid Can Serve Society Better

May 7, 2018  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

Medicaid is a powerful program and an indispensable resource for over 50 million Americans. It’s also a political football, a challenging service model for health care providers and patients alike, and an institution whose structural challenges (like state-by-state inconsistencies) and decades-old blind spots (like limited programs focused on social determinants of health) keep it from realizing […]

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Bringing Amazon-Style Innovation to Healthcare

May 2, 2018  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

The U.S. health care industry is experiencing change at a historic pace. Nonetheless, it’s difficult to harness these divergent changes to achieve innovation on a widespread scale. And yet that level of innovation is not only desirable, it’s essential. That’s the message Aaron Martin, executive vice president and chief digital officer at Providence St. Joseph […]

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How Providence Health Innovates

May 2, 2018  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

Providence St. Joseph Health in Seattle is driving innovation in its digital space. The health system includes 50 hospitals, 829 clinics, 23,000 physicians, and nearly 2 million covered patients. This mission of Providence St. Joseph Chief Digital Officer Aaron Martin and his team is to discover important digital innovations, demonstrate that they work, and bring […]

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How Do You Innovate In Healthcare? Disrupt From The Inside Out.

May 2, 2018  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

Tech is all about disruption and innovation. They have been a poster child in the economy we live in today: tear everything down and build it over again — newer, brighter, and shinier. We’ve seen tech disrupt several industries — it’s changed the way we buy every day items, or even interact with loved ones. […]