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Driving the Convergence of the Physical and Digital Worlds
How 14 organizations are using intelligent connectivity to boost operational efficiency, improve the customer experience and create new business models for revenue growth.
Unprecedented Technological Trends Push the Envelope in Life Sciences
The life sciences and pharmaceuticals industry is facing startling digitizational changes on many levels, with these five key technology trends setting the pace: bundling products and services, edge analytics, human augmentation, automation and AI, and patient data ownership.
The U.S. Healthcare Implications of Europe’s Stricter Data Privacy Regulation
U.S. healthcare organizations must soon comply with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - which goes far beyond the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) - or face major fines. Here’s a guide to get started.
How AI Enhances & Accelerates Diabetic Retinopathy Detection
To enable earlier and quicker diagnosis of diabetic retinopathy (DR), Cognizant has built a system based on AI and deep learning - a convolutional neural network - that analyzes many thousands of fundus images and delivers accurate assessments of eye-disease damage.
A Strategic Approach to CMO Serialization Compliance
To avoid supply chain disruptions due to regulatory compliance issues, pharmaceuticals companies need to coordinate with all their contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs) on an effective serialization strategy.
The Promise of Next-Generation Animal Management Systems
Pharmaceuticals, biotech and device companies are searching for more robust next-gen animal management systems to help them enhance efficiencies, reduce costs and adhere to regulatory principles for humane animal care. This is an overview of existing systems, and the benefits, challenges, trends and technologies driving them.
Value-Based Care in Life Sciences: The Role of Digital Platforms
Value-based care, an emerging paradigm in the life sciences industry, requires robust digital platforms for all stakeholders throughout the healthcare ecosystem to coordinate their efforts. With contracts for outcomes-based pricing and risk-sharing treatment already inked, now is the time for healthcare leaders to implement the necessary platforms.
Lean & Digital: Navigating the Transformation
Lean methodologies and processes optimize operational efficiencies and facilitate the digitization of applications and processes. Yet apart from their complementary aspects, Lean and digital capabilities can combine to strengthen enterprise business strategies, enrich collaboration, improve customer services, and fuel profitable growth. Furthermore, Lean-Digital tools and practices can fundamentally improve enterprise business models and in many cases the very nature of industry sectors as organizations make the transformation to digital business.
Reimagining the World with Intelligent Holograms
As the digital transformation proceeds apace, holographic technology is more readily available and deployable than ever before. Here is a guide to existing and potential use cases for holograms across the industry spectrum.
Helping People Heal
Study and survey results indicate that digital can best be deployed by healthcare and life sciences/pharmaceuticals practitioners and companies to offer "warm" treatment that encourages and empowers patients in order to yield excellent health outcomes and operational efficiencies.
A leading blues plan was preparing for Health Insurance Exchange (HIX) participation in several states and on the federal exchange. Cognizant was engaged to assist with organization change management and contingency planning efforts.
A centralized PMO was established to manage HIX functional projects and provide ongoing advisory services including:
To compete in the emerging ACO marketplace, a leading health system comprised of multiple hospitals, research centers and thousands of providers had begun to make risk-based contracts, pilot population-based care delivery programs and planning for exchange products. Cognizant and the health system partnered to determine a technology and business strategy including:
A national health insurance plan with more than 30 million members across the U.S. was under a corporate mandate to reduce medical management costs within the next fiscal year. The health plan’s clinical talent hiring and retention costs were high and it also faced considerable challenges in staffing for care management. The health plan needed a comprehensive strategy for addressing MLR regulations and compliance.
Cognizant developed a complete solution for handling the client’s commercial utilization management (UM) claims from pilot to roll-out. Our accredited and U.S. licensed clinical teams remotely accessed the client’s platform from multiple offshore operations centers and provided a full slate of UM services.
A leading hospital needed to determine the impact of ICD-10 transformation on their financial outlays; to identify any gaps in their program plan and understand potential risks that could impact overall ICD-10 transition. Cognizant was engaged to conduct an in-depth evaluation of the impact of ICD-10 on corporate finance and revenue cycle management functional areas, including: