Digital health nation: Israel’s global big data innovation hub. Lancet, 2017. 389(10088): pp. 2451-2453.
Balicer RD and Afek A.
On May 8th 2017 Prof. Ran Balicer’s Comment “Digital health nation: Israel’s global big data innovation hub” was published in The Lancet’s Health in Israel series. In his article, Prof. Balicer describes the unique advantage Israel research centers have in conducting healthcare research and digital health innovation due to 4 attributes: Israel’s information technology framework, integration of care and data “by design”, innovation-supporting ecosystem, and incentives aligned with prevention and care improvement.