SAP and digital health integration platform, Validic, have announced a partnership to enable healthcare organisations to advance precision and personalised medicine by analysing patient-generated health data.

The agreement will allow users of SAP’s Connected Health platform, launched earlier this year, to more effectively access patient-generated health data from a variety of consumer apps and devices, wearables, and clinical devices.

SAP’s platform will enable healthcare organisations to integrate and analyse patient-generated health data with other information sources in a single system, including electronic health records (EHRs), genomics and biological data, and Internet of Things (IoT) devices.

“Together, SAP and Validic will build health solutions that empower patients, caregivers and researchers to realise the potential of personalised medicine. Increasingly, care will be managed, measured and influenced outside the four walls of the hospital or clinical setting,” said Co-Founder and CEO of Validic, Drew Schiller.

“Leveraging and integrating patient-generated health data is becoming a market necessity for healthcare, wellness and life science organisations aiming to improve the health of their populations. The strategic relationship with SAP will help fuel the use of actionable data from clinical remote monitoring devices, wearables and health applications – key to providing an innovative, patient-centred connected health approach,” continued Schiller.

According to Validic, having a broad set of patient data integrated into one system will allow healthcare providers to better analyse a patient’s health, resulting in personalised treatment options.

“SAP is building an ecosystem of partners on the SAP Connected Health platform to enable an effective use of health related data,” said Chief Product Officer of SAP Connected Health, Dr Werner Eberhardt.

“Validic’s global impact and leadership across a number of healthcare and life science verticals make them an ideal partner to add to this growing ecosystem,” concluded Dr Eberhardt.

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