A new position paper entitled " Digital Revolution Enables Population Health Management," from (NYSE: CSC), a global leader in next-generation IT services and solutions, provides fresh information and expert insights to help healthcare organizations navigate key technology and market shifts on their digital transformational journey.

The paper is part of CSC's " Journey to the Digital Enterprise" series produced by the company's global CTO team.

"Healthcare organizations are transforming from a supply-based, acute care model to a Population Health Management (PHM) approach that is patient-centered, collaborative and information driven," said Gurdip Singh, CSC's vice president and general manager, Healthcare and Life Sciences Software and Solutions. "Big data and cognitive analytics are fundamental to the new digital healthcare model, which will help keep patient populations as healthy as possible and minimize the need for expensive healthcare interventions. But to get there, healthcare organizations need to embrace the challenges of interoperable health records, open data and information integration."

The CSC paper explores new technologies and ways of doing business that enable PHM innovation, and addresses key PHM challenges, including changing population demographics, growing regulations, security, and market shifts driven by mobility and smart devices. It also highlights the need to integrate disparate information sources with next-generation technology to deliver new insights that simultaneously improve business operations and patient health.

"Providers must use flexible cloud-based and hybrid architectures, along with cognitive analytics, to liberate and investigate the large amounts of data already residing in enterprise systems, including electronic health records, wearable devices and other sources," Singh said. "These combined information sources will deliver the context needed to better understand patterns of health and the ability to make evidence-based business and clinical decisions that drive improvement. Our Agile Health approach, coordinated care solutions and innovative technology platform help providers address these challenges to create an environment for digital success."

CSC in Healthcare

With over 5,000 clinical installations and over one million users of its software products, CSC manages in excess of 100 million patient records across more than 30 countries. For more information, go to: http://www.csc.com/health_services.

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CSC (NYSE: CSC) leads clients on their digital transformation journeys. The company provides innovative, next-generation technology services and solutions that leverage deep industry expertise, global scale, technology independence and an extensive partner community. CSC serves leading commercial and international public sector organizations throughout the world. CSC is a Fortune 500 company and ranked among the best corporate citizens. For more information, visit us at www.csc.com.

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