Skip to Main Content
Access your saved content
Healthcare delivery is undergoing a major shift across the globe. Increasingly, patients are being empowered to take greater personal responsibility for their health and becoming far more proactive in pursuing their own treatments. In fact, by 2020 connected e-healthcare and mobility are set to become mainstream.
This overview explains how new approaches to patient-centered care addresses the whole of peoples’ lives rather than focusing on specific episodes for treatment. It reveals how individuals are likely to become consumers of personalized services over which they take far greater control. Critically, it also highlights how this impacts on the Medical Equipment Technology industry and its growth. MET businesses will need to adapt and develop new business models to meet healthcare systems’ changing demands.
Accenture’s vision: Healthcare 2020 draws out the implications of change for the MET industry. As the industry matures and adjusts to decelerating growth rates, analysis points to future opportunities for growth through innovation that will unfold as healthcare evolves. Accenture’s analysis sees three key stages:
Accenture’s experience comes from working with businesses in all product groups of th industry, including monitoring and diagnostics, home care systems, infusions systems and telemedicine. An integrated services and solutions approach covers management consulting, technology and business process outsourcing. Accenture also offers comprehensive engineering and software services across all platforms, operating systems and languages with an exhaustive range of specialist tools.
Accenture is committed to help enabling MET businesses to address evolving and current issues through application of the following practices:
Innovating beyond the product: the shift to servicesAccenture has developed a comprehensive framework and methodology that enables MET businesses to develop the appropriate strategy to create new value-added services that enhance their existing product and portfolios.
Managing master data (“MMD”)Accenture has a holistic approach to managing master data that integrates technology, people and processes, focusing continually on long-term benefits and potential success.
Manufacturing execution systemsAccenture helps MET businesses to develop and implement efficient, integrated and globally harmonized manufacturing execution systems that can help enable them to outperform their competitors in the long term.
Software development strategies for growthAccenture helps MET businesses to create software development strategies that can help achieve differentiating performance and lasting competitive edge.
Supply chain visibility Supply Chain Visibility is crucial for the MET industry to enhance patient safety, manage compliance and providing accurate and timely information throughout the supply chain.
Integrated servicesAccenture provides integrated services to MET businesses across management consulting, technology consulting and business process outsourcing.
Skip Footer Links