Even as funding for digital health start-ups is accelerating, a new report from Accenture (NYSE:ACN) forecasts that one out of every two of these new companies is likely to fail within two years of launch – but that larger companies could mine these “zombie” start-ups for talent or innovative technologies.
Accenture is helping Camden Clark Medical Center (CCMC) generate millions of dollars in savings through identifying and implementing changes to reduce readmission rates, shorten patients’ average length of stay and standardize business and care management practices.
Accenture and Avanade, a global business technology solutions, cloud and managed services provider, have won a five-year contract from the Department of Health in England and NHS National Services Scotland to implement the new and improved secure cloud-based NHSmail service in England and Scotland.
Healthcare executives expect that, within the next three years, their industry will need to focus as much on training machines as they do on training people, according to one finding from a new report by Accenture.
Employers who fail to fully sponsor their employees’ health benefits would face widespread employee dissatisfaction, lower employee productivity and the loss of nearly a third of their employees within one year, according to new research by Accenture.