Accenture’s 2021 Digital Health Tech Vision Report Details Five Emerging Trends in Healthcare

Amid the challenges of 2020, two truths became evident: More healthcare organizations have come to terms with the notion that every business is a digital business. This year also accelerated exponential transformation as technology continuously reshapes industries and the human experience. Now, as we begin reimagining our post-pandemic reality, the healthcare industry must learn to master change and recognize that there is no leadership without technology leadership. For instance, 66% of healthcare executives say they will be in the cloud within the next year, 96% within three years.

The Accenture Digital Health Technology Vision surveyed 399 healthcare executives across six countries to learn from their perspectives. Healthcare executives (81%) say the pace of digital transformation for their organization is accelerating. Most (93%) report that their organization is innovating with an urgency and call to action this year.

Five emerging trends reveal what healthcare organizations will need to address in the next three to five years to accelerate and master change in all parts of their organization:

1. Stack strategically

2. Mirrored world

3. I, technologist

4. Anywhere, everywhere

5. From me to we

To access the full report visit:  https://www.accenture.com/us-en/insights/health/accenture-digital-health-technology-vision-2021

Accenture Acquires Revolutionary Security, Provider of Cybersecurity Services for Critical Infrastructure

Acquisition enhances Accenture Security’s critical infrastructure protection capabilities to deliver advanced cyber defense management
NEW YORK; April 7, 2020 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Revolutionary Security, a privately held company specializing in enterprise cybersecurity for information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) environments. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Revolutionary Security’s portfolio of cybersecurity services includes assessment and testing, design and build of security programs and functions as well as security operations across its clients’ IT and OT systems.  Revolutionary Security leverages proprietary technology and methods to help mature the security capabilities of its clients and manage risk. The company’s breach and attack simulation testing service, LiveFire®, utilizes real-world cyber threats to identify gaps in security processes and monitoring, as well as staff operations and technologies. The results help organizations prioritize actions to mitigate cyber risks within their enterprise.

Headquartered in the greater Philadelphia area, Revolutionary Security employs 90 highly skilled cybersecurity professionals throughout the United States. The company, founded in 2016, serves a variety of clients in the energy, manufacturing, healthcare, financial services and communications industries.

“The acquisition of Revolutionary Security is another demonstration of our continued commitment to invest in areas to keep our clients safe from cyber threats,” said Kelly Bissell, who leads Accenture Security globally. “Revolutionary Security’s service offerings are a perfect complement to Accenture’s portfolio, and the acquisition furthers our mission of helping clients better protect and defend their organizations across their entire ecosystem.”