Four top take-outs from the innovating health conversation so far:
- A new way of thinking is required. When we speak innovation, we need to be speaking health system innovation. There are plenty of good ideas, lots of things happening and many good ideas out there. Healthcare is full of smart people with great ideas to create improvements and change but they work in a system which has many barriers and constraints.
- A better innovation process is required. The pace of digital change is happening at a faster rate than healthcare is changing. A process which could enable healthcare organisations to enable innovation is required.
- Potential for principles. Principles for healthcare innovation would be a valuable tool to assist with health organisations in particular dealing with innovative change. Principles would complement, guide and support governance arrangements in managing innovation in healthcare.
- Embrace enablers. Engaging the emerging digital health entrepreneurs and solutions enabled by existing standards and protocols for interoperability will provide greater scope for innovation and change.
Operational transformation: Hear from Kaveh Safavi, Senior Managing Director, Global Health Industry, Accenture. “Operational transformation is about changing your business in a way that makes it possible for you to meet the needs of your digital customers”.