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Highmark Health and Google Cloud Partner to Streamline Patient Engagement Platform

Highmark Health | January 05, 2021

Highmark Health has marked a six-year manage Google Cloud under which the two will fabricate and deal with another platform intended to smooth out patient consideration conveyance.

The two organizations are building up another advanced consideration model named Living Health. The Living Health Dynamic Platform, which will be based on Google Cloud, permits Highmark to get to Google Cloud's examination and AI abilities, alongside Google Cloud's healthcare API.

As per a readied discharge, Living Health won't just offer less-divided, more customized care to patients, it will likewise let loose clinicians from performing many tedious authoritative errands. The new platform will likewise offer them convenient information and noteworthy data about every patient, Highmark says.

Clearly, Highmark has decided that where patient care coordination and clinical decision supports are concerned, it’s time to go big. “Instead of asking people to figure out the health system, or multiple systems, we have asked how the entire health experience should be re-engineered with [patients] at the center,” said Karen Hanlon, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Highmark Health.

As is generally the situation where such a delivery is concerned, its depiction of what the new Living Health platform will do is ambiguous and loaded with void expressions. Notwithstanding, a couple of instances of what the platform will do remember the conveyance of individual patient information for an ideal enough premise to take into account brisk mediation, computerized sickness the executives, uphold for customized health designs and incorporated booking and the board of care groups.

What makes it feasible for Highmark to set its feet on this street is that it's both a payer and a consideration supplier. Endeavoring to upgrade healthcare as a payer or as a supplier independently could undoubtedly prompt a breakdown of a venture like Living Health.

On the off chance that there's any conspicuous gotcha in this conversation, it's that turning out such a platform is probably going to be especially costly, muddled and asset escalated in a way that may be trying to help as long as COVID-19 is still crazy.

In any case, the objectives Highmark has set for this exertion, however driven, appear to be attainable and well worth seeking after. Bringing together consideration, making the perfect information accessible at the perfect time and getting patients connected adequately are well worth seeking after.

All things considered, I'd prefer to see more insight concerning what Living Health can really achieve. The public statements put out by organizations like these are commonly dubious, as are item portrayals on pages, so their absence of genuine interpretive substance about the arranged new contribution wasn't an amazement.

All things considered, I do trust the gatherings includes offer more point by point data on the thing they're attempting to achieve, and soon. I'm intrigued by the overall blueprint of what they want to achieve it might want to realize how they will arrive. While any task wherein Google is included has an enormous monetary and showcasing advantage as it so happens. The inquiry is the means by which they'll execute on this tempting vision.

About Highmark Health

Highmark Health, a Pittsburgh, PA based enterprise that employs more than 40,000 people who serve millions of Americans across the country, is the second largest integrated health care delivery and financing network in the nation based on revenue. Highmark Health is the parent company of Highmark Inc., Allegheny Health Network, and HM Health Solutions. Highmark Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates provide health insurance to nearly 5 million members in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Delaware as well as dental insurance, vision care and related health products through a national network of diversified businesses that include United Concordia Companies, HM Insurance Group, and Visionworks.

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