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Offsite Clinical Pharmacist Provides Medication Expertise at U of Colorado

As with so many technology-facilitated relationships these days, researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine discovered that distance need not be a barrier when providing clinical pharmacy services to its outpatient family medicine clinics.  While onsite clinical pharmacy … Continue reading

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Notes from the Hotspotters: Teamwork Is Hard

Originally published October 21, 2014 By Meg Lagunas The 2014 Hotspotting Mini-Grant Project gives health professional students an unprecedented hands-on opportunity to practice an innovative model of care delivery called hotspotting. Hotspotters identify health care super-utilizers: people who are admitted to the … Continue reading

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Innovating Around the Concept of “Library”

By Jennifer J. Salopek Although it occupies a physical structure made of brick, featuring study carrels and a circulation desk, the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library at the University of Virginia houses much more than books and journals. As it … Continue reading

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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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