Accelerate the adoption of digital health solutions, enabling many more people to access healthcare when and where they need it. The new strategic alliance between Vodafone and Deloitte aims at this goal through the launch of the “Vodafone centre for health con Deloitte“. This virtual center will combine Vodafone’s connected healthcare solutions with Deloitte in healthcare and will see the two organizations’ digital, technology and healthcare experts working together to simplify access to digital healthcare and solutions for both patients and healthcare professionals.
The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of connectivity to provide essential services such as education and health. Technology can make the delivery of health services more efficient for their providers and more inclusive for patients. A recent survey by the Vodafone Institute reveals that 92% of European citizens interviewed think that the health sector urgently needs support through the NRP. The new center aims to achieve this goal, through innovation and a higher level of digitalisation of healthcare in hospitals, society and citizens’ homes.
Towards greater social equity
“This strategic alliance will accelerate the adoption of digital solutions, supporting the transformation of healthcare services for the benefit of the companies in which we operate – he said. Aldo Bisio, CEO of Vodafone Italy -. In our role as enablers of digital services, we want to make available the technology and platforms of Vodafonein synergy with the experience of Deloitte, to support the digitization of hospitals, telemedicine, virtual medical visits at the service of patients’ experience. The remotization of health services – he added Bisio – manages to bring people home, to treat them and to do it with greater continuity. Starting from technology, we shorten the distances to arrive at elements of humanization, at a greater level of social equity ”.
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“The pandemic has widened inequalities within our society and the provision of health care is not as accessible or inclusive as it should be – he adds. Fabio Pompei, CEO of Deloitte Italia -. Over the next few years, however, the industry as we know it will be completely transformed, with digital and connected solutions that will provide new and more efficient ways to diagnose disease and help patients. With this project, Deloitte and Vodafone they will be at the center of this revolution “.
From Europe to the world
Starting with Europe, the “Vodafone Centre for Health con Deloitte” it will extend its activities to other countries. Vodafone already connects more than 20 million devices globally to the healthcare sector thanks toIoT, AI, 5G ed edge computing. For example, Vodafone and University Hospital Düsseldorf they are building the first campus in Europe connected by 5G to the university hospital. Deloitte has 24,000 skilled professionals in its global team of Life sciences and healthcare and a proven track record of providing best-in-class service to healthcare organizations facing rapid adoption of cutting-edge digital solutions, including drone delivery of medical products and using IoT technology to monitor vital signs of patients.
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