Episode 8: What’s So Hard About Digitization in Healthcare?

Episode Information

It is not hard to argue that healthcare has lagged behind other major industries when it comes to digitization. On this episode of Better Healthcare Through Math, Sanjeev breaks down the main reasons why it took so long – the market drivers, internal pressures, and the way the industry has evolved. He also talks about why change is in the offing now, how the industry is at a tipping point and digitization led operational excellence is no longer an option.

About Sanjeev Agrawal: Sanjeev serves as the President and Chief Operating Officer for LeanTaaS. He was Google’s first Head of Product Marketing. Since then, he has led three successful startups – CEO at Aloqa (acquired by Motorola), VP Products & Marketing at TellMe Networks (acquired by Microsoft) and Founder & CEO at Collegefeed (acquired by AfterCollege). Sanjeev graduated Phi Beta Kappa with an EECS degree from MIT and also spent time at McKinsey and Cisco Systems. He is a frequent speaker at HIMSS, EBPOM, Predictive Analytics World and other industry events, and also writes on his personal blog. He is an avid squash player and has been named by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the top entrepreneurs innovating in Healthcare.