Digital Recruiting: An Innovative Way to Welcome Women and Diversity Candidates Into Your Workplace

Grace Hopper is celebrated as a pioneering computer programmer in the 1940s who helped develop a compiler that was the precursor to the widely used Cobol computer language. It’s hard to fathom today just how radical that was: being a woman in a nearly all-male field. It’s no wonder she was also known for her […]

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Upskilling Underrepresented Talent for Private and Public Gain

Job displacement is a big topic these days. Whether you believe digital advancements like AI-driven automation will create or destroy jobs, no one can deny that all workers, in any profession, will need to reassess how they can adapt to a new – and likely technologically-enhanced – role. That’s why, amid the seemingly endless barrage […]

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How a ‘Precision Prescription’ Can Put a Finer Point on the Question of Build vs. Buy

Did you know that identical twins – born with the same DNA – grow genetically apart, and end up with wholly different genomes as they age? This phenomenon, called epigenetics, concerns how genes express themselves as they’re exposed to environmental factors, stress, diet, culture, etc. This discovery is spurring a new era in precision medicine, […]

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Healthcare at a Convergence Point: Moving Forward

Over the past several months we have shared with you some of the insights, observations and expert commentary captured during our Cognizant Executive Vision Summit which focused on the convergence of industry, technology and policy in healthcare. As outdated fee-for-service models are replaced with value-driven alternatives; as we find new ways to digitally engage with […]

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A Panel Discussion on Digital Health

Digital health applies a combination of information and communications technologies to aid in the identification and resolution of patient health problems and challenges. Today’s payer and provider organizations are placing increasing emphasis on their digital health initiatives, with a plethora of varying approaches and opinions. To provide clarity around this growing trend, Cognizant assembled a […]

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The Shift to Value in Healthcare A Discussion with Mike Leavitt, Founder, General Partner of Leavitt Partners

During the recent Cognizant Executive Vision Summit, I had the privilege to lead an interactive session on the future of healthcare with highly respected thought leader, Mike Leavitt. C-suite executives from health plans and provider organizations across the country were treated to a valuable perspective delivered by someone who can see the big picture of […]

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Enterprise Cloud Adoption: Top 5 Drivers – Part 2

In my last post, I talked about two factors driving enterprises to adopt the Cloud. In this post I will discuss three more key factors driving Cloud adoption. 3. More efficient mergers, acquisitions and divestitures. Mergers and acquisitions of large companies are complex and subject to strict deadlines and budget constraints. From a technology perspective, each of the parties […]

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