55% APAC Health Groups To Have Governance Frameworks By 2026


As per a report by International Data Corporation, more than 50%, or to be precise, 55% of healthcare organisations across Asia Pacific are anticipated to have the data governance frameworks in place by 2026’s end, giving priority to the ethical usage of artificial intelligence when it comes to predictive, personalized, and preventive care.

IDC’s Asia Pacific research director and public sector head, Calvin Lau, opines that the digital changes when it comes to healthcare delivery systems are going to fasten, although the rise in the inflationary cost may hamper the additional investments in healthcare.

All this ends up compelling healthcare providers to reallocate as well as rethink healthcare budgets more discreetly, Lau said. He added that the pandemic has gone on to expose some public health frameworks inability to provide adequate care as far as certain sections of society are concerned. The drive that has been induced due to the pandemic has brought better and elevated healthcare equity as well as made it more accessible to individuals, and it is all set to become the future trend in Asia Pacific.

In the process of aligning with the care requirements, healthcare firms are anticipated to give more thrust to establishing care anywhere programs, optimising clinical data, discovering seamless connectivity, automating the care process, and providing robust anchoring when it comes to compliance, trust, and explainability.

Interestingly, the healthcare delivery system across Asia Pacific is shifting towards patient-centricity, effectively held by the digital front door evolution, enhanced data focus, and healthtech ecosystem, thereby redefining care further into care anywhere, personalised care, and predictive care, as noted by Manoj Vallikkat, senior research manager in healthcare insights at IDC Asia-Pacific.

He added that while there is an emphasis on the use cases that optimise the tech that is emerging, going forward, the sector will be witness to elevated line of business involvement heads in addition to IT leaders, which would be part of the ecosystem when it comes to evolving care models that are patient-centric.