The Compass Spring 2020

SPRING 2020 Nick Reddy on Digital Innovation at Baylor Scott & White Health Chief digital officer details the future of healthcare. 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 8 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 From the Chair Focus On: Research 3 Hispanic Heart Group With that migration to a digital lifestyle comes expanding choices and evolving 7 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 Dr. Michael Ramsay News, Projects & Campaigns 4 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 Continued on pg 4 Nick Reddy on Digital Innovation 6 G.R. White Trust Gift shared with tongue in cheek, is that 46 Chief Digital Officer Nick Reddy is leading the digital revolution at Baylor Scott & White Health. From the President 8 to Hope Lodge Maternal Care Center Upcoming Events 2 Events Calendar