Health Analytics


Health Analytics There's a tsunami of information coming our way, the world's digital data is expected to double every two years for the next decade.1 This data is of a new form, what we call big data, which is unstructured data from a wide variety of sources. The International Data Corporation has estimated that unstructured [...]

Health Analytics 2018-06-24T13:12:05+00:00

Smart Health Networks


Smart Health Networks Today hight transaction and administration costs are a central issue within our existing health care approach. The dislocation caused by many siloed systems makes it hard to organize around the patient's needs, while administrative costs remain high. The globalization of health, the movement towards the privatization of health and the advent of [...]

Smart Health Networks 2019-01-11T10:42:48+00:00

Health Token Economies


Health Token Economies With the rise of big data, IoT, wearable devices, mobile computing and personalized health sensing technologies the world of health is set to get flooded with a wealth of new data in the coming decades. This offers us the possibility to expand health systems out into the everyday world, the informal world [...]

Health Token Economies 2019-01-11T10:42:53+00:00

Health Tokens


Health Tokens Today there is a major mismatch between value, incentives, and outcomes within our existing health systems and a growing demand for a system that really aligns value with incentives with outcomes. Health is a resource that enables us to function, it has value, both for the individual and for the whole of a society. [...]

Health Tokens 2019-01-11T10:43:01+00:00

Health Platforms


Health Platforms Moving to a patient-centric model to health care means moving from a system based around closed formal organizations to one that takes the form of an open network. We are currently recreating the wheel within many different centralized organizations when what we need are networks that use knowledge, resources, and data in a [...]

Health Platforms 2019-01-11T10:43:17+00:00

Digital Health


Digital Health Today a new set of information technologies are reshaping virtually every aspect of society and as with other areas, these new tools enable us to not just re-conceptualize health but to really start to build health systems that are qualitatively better than the ones we have today. In the past couple of decades, we [...]

Digital Health 2019-01-11T10:43:24+00:00

Process Orientated Health Care


Process Orientated Health Care The current health system of today is episodic, health considerations occur occasionally and at irregular intervals. We are assessed by our doctors at periodic physical examinations and we are treated by our doctors when symptoms of ill-health become evident. In the periods in between, health goes largely ignored; as we often engage [...]

Process Orientated Health Care 2019-01-11T10:41:53+00:00

Health Service Networks


Health Service Networks It is increasingly recognized that health is maintained and improved not only through the advancement and application of health science, but also through the efforts and intelligent lifestyle choices of the individual and society. According to the World Health Organization, today the main determinants of health include the social and economic environment, [...]

Health Service Networks 2019-01-11T10:43:41+00:00

User-Generated Health


User-Generated Health During the Industrial Age, we developed a specific form of healthcare model designed for the mass society of that time. The spread of industrialization, capitalism, urbanization and the increasing importance of scientific knowledge led to the emergence of a specialist scientific medical knowledge. This was a period where the modern doctor-patient balance of [...]

User-Generated Health 2019-01-11T10:43:46+00:00

Value-Based Health


Value-Based Health Around the world healthcare systems are facing mounting challenges and growing costs. The staggering projection for the growth of cost in the US healthcare system are the clearest example of this, but not an exception. Demand is going up dramatically as people get older, as chronic diseases are on the increase and as [...]

Value-Based Health 2019-01-11T10:41:15+00:00