What can healthcare learn from public sector innovation? The cities of Las Vegas and Austin embraced smart city technology before and during the COVID-19 pandemic. This podcast discusses the ways those cities pivoted business models and technology as a result of the public health crisis—and explores the ways healthcare can learn from them.
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Becker’s Healthcare, a leading source of editorial content for healthcare leaders, recently produced this podcast as part of a series to further conversations about the most critical issues in American healthcare.
Hear Michael Sherwood, chief innovation officer for the City of Las Vegas, Tauseef Khan, chief technology officer for the City of Austin*, and Mary Edwards, provider president for NTT DATA Services discuss the ways how city technology innovations could translate to healthcare organizations.
*Position at time of podcast recording
Together with the City of Austin, NTT DATA has launched a new application running on a Salesforce platform that will rapidly deploy a self-service channel and secure portal to collect COVID-19 screening and intake information from citizens and healthcare workers throughout the city.
Safe communities are happier communities. The City of Las Vegas wanted to improve situational awareness and responsiveness to public safety issues. They engaged NTT in partnership with top technology companies to deploy a smart edge network of HD optical sensors, sound sensors, IoT devices and micro data centers to boost visibility and support better response decisions.
NTT DATA’s Smart Cities solution improves public safety situational awareness, accelerates decision making and responsiveness, and builds the foundation for a more connected, smarter city. Edge analytics provide actionable insights, while reducing data storage needs. Discover how we are evolving the urban landscape, one city at a time.