Digital Innovation

Why Innovation at Scale Matters in Healthcare

April 16, 2018  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

The US healthcare industry, if it were a country, would be the 5th largest economy in the world. At more than $3.2 trillion in annual national health expenditures, the industry is just smaller than the size of the entire economy of Germany ($3.5 trillion) and is larger than Britain’s ($3.0 trillion). For it to matter, […]

Digital Innovation

Companies That Shouldn’t Exist If We Did Our Jobs Right

April 16, 2018  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

In our previous piece, we talked about companies that wouldn’t exist if we as health systems were more effective at doing our jobs. In saying that, we don’t intend to be critical of other companies that act as online intermediaries. We’re, in fact, being self-critical as a health system. These companies are providing necessary services to […]

Digital Innovation

What Does Innovating at the Ends of the Value Chain Mean for Healthcare?

April 16, 2018  |  Providence Digital Innovation Group

In the first article in our series, we talked about innovating at the ends of the industry value chain as a critical component to innovating in health care. Innovation at the ends of the value chain means innovating on what delivers value directly to creators and consumers of value — in healthcare, that’s patients and caregivers. […]