What is Digital Transformation?

Digital transformation is the use of technology in all areas of business, human life, and society… It is the transformation of business and organizational activities, processes, competencies, and models. With digital technologies.

There is a changing need for all business today to drive business growth and operational efficiency.

The main areas of focus are artificial intelligence, machine learning, and Internet Of Things.

Advantages of digital transformation are:

  1. Creates an innovative digital customer experience
  2. Develops and enhances new business models
  3. Drives digital innovation work

While most industries grapple with how to leverage the Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, healthcare as a whole already has embarked on digital transformation to achieve operational efficiencies and improve the delivery of care.

From the trillions of bytes of information being created by electronic health records to the patient’s desire to have ready access to that information, healthcare is rapidly moving towards a digital-first environment where personalized medicine and the empowered patient is the norm.

Why Does Digital Transformation Matter?

  • For better user experience

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Clinicians today need simple, fast access to the information they’re consuming no matter where, when, or how they’re working. Whether they’re working at home on a tablet, accessing a clinical application on their mobile phone, or using a familiar workstation at their practice, their experience needs to be consistent and seamless. They need custom, highly-accessible user experiences that let them consume data in real time.

  • Technology is now a Business Decision

When we think about UX, we have to consider IT divisions, too. How can we enable IT to expand the care practices in their organization? How can we empower them to support myriad personal workflows? How can we help them manage their environments?

These big questions are changing the way many healthcare organizations assess IT decisions and budgets.

Technology investments and infrastructure capabilities have become a crucial competitive advantage and a total business imperative.

  • Technology  needs To scale With Organizational Innovation and Growth

The technology requirements behind such new technologies are driving organizations to rethink how they’re building data centers and if they can afford to support new innovations. It’s actively changing the conversation about the cloud, and it’s coming to the breakpoint.

Organizational growth presents the same challenge. When new practices are acquired, the infrastructure has to be able to support massive amounts of new data brought in by new systems, advanced studies, new technologies, etc. Organizations realize they need to leverage the scalability and the power of the cloud to support all these additions and advancements.


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