Today going digital is not the only differentiator. The gap and interconnectivity between digital and non-digital engagements are seamless. The year of COVID 19 further added to the urgency by bringing complexities like the need for remote connectivity, last-mile internet, and security. Healthcare is in critical need to adopt SMAC and look beyond that to secure the future by seriously considering technologies like Distributed Ledgers, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Quantum Computing.
Today, we are not far from a scenario where providers could use a person’s digital identity to deliver care in context even beyond traditional location-dependent care settings. When shopping, an app could tell a person with chronic lung disease (i.e COPD) that it’s time to sit down and take a break. The R&D team at Al Sulaiman Health (ASH) is currently working on projects like Vital Assessment-based phone camera, auto-suggestion of healthy diets, and Predictive Analysis of health issues using deep learning. The team at ASH is in an ideal position with its network of product partners to strategize and implement digital transformation initiatives in the healthcare sector.