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Encouraging Innovation at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

By Dennis S. Charney, MD The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai embraces collaboration, creativity, disruptive thinking, and entrepreneurship—the same principles that have guided Silicon Valley companies such as Google, Apple, and Facebook—and changed our lives. Scientific revolutions, like … Continue reading

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Earth to Mars: Health Care Lessons from India

Originally published September 28, 2014 By Ulfat Shaikh, MD India’s recent Mars Orbiter Mission was remarkable in many respects. India was the first country that successfully sent a spacecraft into Mars’ orbit on its first try. The mission took only … Continue reading

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Health Care Professional Students Learn to Hotspot

Originally published October 6, 2014 By Sonya Collins This summer marked the launch of the 2014 Hotspotting Mini-Grant Project. The initiative, a collaboration between Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers (CCHP), the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), and Primary Care Progress (PCP), … Continue reading

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Advanced IT Combines with Care Coordination to Improve Outcomes at U of Missouri

Care coordination can be different—and difficult—for Medicaid and Medicare beneficiaries in a primary care environment. After forming a relationship with Cerner Corporation to develop innovative technologies and founding its Tiger Institute think tank, the University of Missouri Medical School was … Continue reading

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The Potential for Innovation Is Universal

Second in the series arising from our new partnership with Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation. Read more about the partnership here. By Robert W. Weisberg, Ph.D., Rebecca M. Speck, Ph.D., MPH, and Lee A. Fleisher, MD We … Continue reading

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Graduate Medical Education Reform: A Worthy Trek Through Thin Air

By Steve Lipstein Recently, the Institute of Medicine released recommendations of a Committee, chaired by former CMS administrators Gail Wilensky and Don Berwick, chartered to conduct an independent review of the governance and funding of graduate medical education in the … Continue reading

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Wing of Zock “Chart Review” Blog Carnival, October 2014 Edition

Welcome to the October 2014 edition of Chart Review. As the seasons transition from summer to fall, this month’s carnival focuses on leadership in academic medicine and innovative ideas. Read on for posts on fostering innovation, mentorship in medical school, … Continue reading

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How Do You Social? Medical Students Wanted for UCF Study

By Andrea Berry and Monica Bailey About a year ago, the Faculty Development Office at the University of Central Florida (UCF) ventured into the realm of social media to see what opportunities there were for medical education and faculty development. … Continue reading

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