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Digital transformation

(via Brisbane Times)

A Brisbane hospital that completed the "difficult task" of becoming Australia’s first large-scale digital hospital has prompted revolutionary change in the way healthcare is delivered in Queensland.

A perspective published on Monday by the Medical Journal of Australia outlined the complexities and benefits of the digital rollout of the Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) from a paper-based system to digital transformation, which occurred about six months ago.

Electronic medical records have replaced paper records at PA Hospital.
Electronic medical records have replaced paper records at PA Hospital. Photo: Medical Journal of Australia

The authors of the article, from PAH, Metro South Health and UQ, said… Continue reading

(via McKinsey Quarterly)

Digital transformation is challenging in insurance, where change must happen without interrupting the flow of daily business. Here’s how savvy leaders are taking on the challenge.

The nature of competition in property and casualty (P&C) insurance is shifting as new entrants, changing consumer behaviors, and technological innovations threaten to disrupt established business models. Though the traditional insurance business model has proved remarkably resilient, digital has the power to reshape this industry as it has many others. Innovations from mobile banking to video and audio streaming to e-books have upended value chains and redistributed value… Continue reading