This Week in Consulting

Friday, Aug 11th, 2018

Healthcare’s Digital Future


“Many institutions in the private and public sector have already moved to the third wave of IT adoption—full digitization of their entire enterprise, including digital products, channels, and processes, as well as advanced analytics that enable entirely new operating models.”

Healthcare industry is on the cusp of a third wave of IT adoption, and that now is the time for it to go all in on digital strategies. Understanding what patients want—and what is purely myth—can help pave the way. Read these insights based on an international survey to better plan your next moves in the journey toward full digitization.
No longer limited to helping organizations do a certain task better or more efficiently, digital technology has the potential to affect every aspect of business and private life, enabling smarter choices, allowing people to spend more time on tasks they deem valuable, and often fundamentally transforming the way value is created. What will this third wave of IT adoption look like for healthcare? This Week’s Must Read is an insight piece that offers answers to this question.

Read on to Find out More: “Healthcare’s Digital Future”, featuring Stefan Biesdorf and Florian Niedermann from Mckinsey.

Receive "This Week in
Consulting" in your

Please complete this form to create an account, receive email updates and much more.
*Required Fields
Note: It is our responsibility to protect your privacy and we guarantee that your email address will be completely confidential.


Technology is changing the way we look at things and the way we work together in the clinical world. It’s not disruption, it’s evolution, and it’s empowering us all to evolve. Join us on the journey of the digital revolution in healthcare.


  • New breed of fluid and agile consultancies challenging large consultants: Freed from worrying about cost recovery and the staffing and utilisation of benched teams, these new consultancies are able to focus on making incredibly valuable connections through their networks, broadening and deepening their capabilities, and rapidly forming flexible teams of highly experienced top performers. That’s how they deliver exceptional crowd sourced solutions, while providing great value for money. | Consultancy uk
  • Consulting industry of Saudi Arabia is set for double digit growth: The management consulting industry of Saudi Arabia is expected to return to double-digit growth this year after beginning its rebound in 2017 following several years of diminished returns. The states of the GCC last year saw their collective management consulting market grow to a worth of $2.8 billion, returning to positive growth at a rate of 7 percent following a period of decline from 2014 when growth was running as high as at 20 percent or more. | Consultancy-me
  • Elixirr partners with Envestnet | Yodlee for two day FinTech event: Global consulting firm Elixirr’s latest partnership has seen it work with FinTech producer Envestnet | Yodlee. The alliance has seen the firms team up to bring  Envestnet | Yodlee’s experience from Silicon Valley to London for a two-day Launchpad event. | Elixirr Press Release


  • The Core Four Elements of a Solid Digital Health Infrastructure: New technologies along with the data and insights that they provide, are changing the way the pharma industry engages with patients and providers. It is important to understand what companies can do to lay the groundwork for a solid digital health infrastructure. Here is a perspective piece on what it takes to build a digital health infrastructure that will lead to better care for patients and better outcomes for pharmaceutical companies.  | Anshul Agarwal, Hensley Evans and Connie Bazos, ZS Associates.
  • Medtech: Joining the Digital Party: Capitalizing on digital transformation may not be sufficiently high on the priority list for the medtechindustry, compared with both the wider healthcare sector and other industries. This report examines the barriers to digital transformation within the medtech industry and the key issues that medtech companies need to address. | Ernest Brittingham, Lauren McCourt, Russell Reynolds Associates
  • InsurTech Caught On The Radar: Hype Or The Next Frontier?: InsurTech is currently one of the hottest topics in the insurance industry.But are they a hype or will winners take their place in the growing InsurTech space?  | Dietmar Kottmann and Nikolai Dordrechter, Oliver Wyman
  • Artificial Intelligence: Healthcare’s New Nervous System: Key clinical health AI applications can potentially create $150 billion in annual savings for the United States healthcare economy by 2026.  | Matt Collier, Richard Fu, Lucy Yin, Accenture


Consulting Quest will be hosting a free Webniar for industry leaders in the coming months exploring best practices in Consulting Procurement. If you are interested in participating, please fill out this survey.

Check Out Other Upcoming Events and Workshops & Become a Part of the Consulting Quest Community!

Interested in Submitting?

If you are interested in submitting an article, an event or an ad, contact us at




  • Are you a Consultant with Supply Chain background or prior experience working in Retail/CPG? This may be the opportunity you have been long for. A Client of Consulting Quest – an Asia-based small Global Consulting Firm – is seeking to hire an Engagement Manager to join their newly established office in New York City.  Learn More  

About Consulting Quest

Consulting Quest is a global, performance-driven consulting platform founded in 2014 by former members of top 10 consulting firms with the objective of reinventing consultancy performance. With a worldwide presence and a range of proprietary performance measurement tools, we help companies navigate the consulting maze. We work with Consulting Clients to increase their performance through consulting and Consulting Providers to help them acquire new clients and to improve their performance.

[et_social_follow icon_style=”slide” icon_shape=”circle” icons_location=”top” col_number=”auto” total=”true” outer_color=”dark”]


CEO and Co-Founder at | Website | + posts

Hélène Laffitte is the CEO of Consulting Quest, a Global Performance-Driven Consulting Platform and author of “Smart Consulting Sourcing”, a step by step guide to getting the best ROI from your consulting. With a blend of experience in Procurement and Consulting, Hélène is passionate about helping Companies create more value through Consulting.

Sales 2023: Personalization, AI, and Beyond | This Week in Consulting
Sales 2023: Personalization, AI, and Beyond | This Week in Consulting
In this edition of "This Week in Consulting", we're delving deep into the trends that shape the sales landscape in 2023 and beyond.
How Technology is Shaping Sports Beyond the Stadium  | This Week in Consulting
How Technology is Shaping Sports Beyond the Stadium | This Week in Consulting
In this edition of This Week in Consulting, we delve into the world of technology-enhanced sports experiences. From augmented and virtual reality to blazing-fast 5G connectivity, we explore how these innovations, and above all, AI, have transformed the sports landscape forever.
Payment Tech Trends 2023: What Lies Beyond the Horizon?  | This Week in Consulting
Payment Tech Trends 2023: What Lies Beyond the Horizon? | This Week in Consulting
In this edition of This Week in Consulting, we explore recent developments in the fintech and payments industry, upcoming trends and innovations set to reshape the space, the ascent of tokenization, untapped opportunities in countries like India, and much more.