Reimagining healthcare

Until recently, healthcare systems and providers focused exclusively on the remediation of specific ailments or systemic challenges. Recent innovations in global healthcare, however, have begun to move the industry away from solely addressing medical issues once they have occurred and toward medical prevention, management and cure. But such initiatives reflect merely a beginning. Current advances in technology will support the ubiquitous orchestration of health and wellness. And these advances will do so affordably, individually and at scale. Digital Reinvention provides the mechanism and overarching vehicle to align healthcare investments and initiatives to realize this vision sooner than many might think. 

Featured findings

43 percent of surveyed healthcare executives say that boundaries between the healthcare industry and others are blurring
54% of surveyed healthcare executives report that traditional value chains are being replaced with new value models
51 percent of surveyed consumer products executives say that competition from new and unexpected sources is beginning to impact their businesses

About the authors

Julie Bowser

Julie Bowser
Global Life Sciences Industry Executive
IBM Global Markets

Sunanda Saxena 

Sunanda Saxena 
Associate Partner and Leader for Connected Health
IBM Watson Health Consulting 

Heather Fraser

Heather Fraser  
Global Lead for Healthcare and Life Sciences
IBM Institute for Business Value

Anthony Marshall

Anthony Marshall
Research Director, IBM Institute for Business Value
IBM Global Business Services

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