Nick Reddy on
at Baylor Scott & White Health
the future of
magine a world where sensors in
Inside this issue
Board of Directors in February.
your pillow monitor your temperature All of us, he says, are part of the and sleep, where visits to your doctor greatest migration in human history: the Departments
are as easy as a tap on your smartphone, move from an analog world to digital world. where stress tests can be performed while For example, he shared that of the more you are on the treadmill at your gym, and than 7 billion human beings on the planet, 2
where medication is delivered to your door 5 billion have smartphones, a device that within hours of prescription via a drone. did not exist a decade ago. “The world has Nick Reddy, chief digital officer and senior gone digital in an unprecedented fashion. vice president of information services for We are really a part of a historic generation, Baylor Scott & White Health, calls this the and it is very exciting,” Reddy said.
“concept car,” a look into what he predicts
as the future of digital healthcare.
Reddy presented his thoughts and
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With that migration to a digital lifestyle
comes expanding choices and evolving
preferences. Reddy explained that
vision of digital innovation to the research from just a few years ago showed
Baylor Scott & White Dallas Foundation that 80 percent of today’s consumers
begin their healthcare journey digitally,
and 75 percent of consumers would
choose medical providers who offer
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digital capabilities over those who do not.
Perhaps the most telling statistic, as Reddy
percent of people in a recent survey would
prefer a broken bone over a broken phone.
“At Baylor Scott & White Health, we’re
committed and excited. We feel like we
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Chief Digital Officer Nick Reddy is leading the digital
revolution at Baylor Scott & White Health.
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