Category Archives: Care Delivery Innovations

Recruit, Reward Clinician–Innovators in Academic Medicine

This post is the first in a series arising from our new partnership with Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science Innovation. Learn more about the partnership here. By Jennifer J. Salopek In their article in the March 2014 issue of … Continue reading

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Wing of Zock Partners with New Journal to Expand Innovation Coverage

Wing of Zock is joining up with Healthcare: The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation! Through our exclusive online content partnership, Wing of Zock will highlight the people and passions behind the ideas that make their way into the journal’s pages. … Continue reading

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VCU Student-Led Hot Spotting Team Chosen for Interprofessional Collaborative

By Sarah L. Sonies Patients who frequent emergency rooms, earning miles as hospital “frequent fliers,” have left care teams looking to better understand the social determinants that cause their frequent hospital admissions. A five-student team from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) … Continue reading

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Hopkins Leverages Innovation Hub Model at Sibley Hospital

By Jennifer J. Salopek Amid frosted glass walls and brightly colored furniture, the meeting attendees cautiously approach the tables stocked with Post-It notes, crayons, Play-Doh, and duct tape in neon colors. Although the purpose of these supplies might be obvious … Continue reading

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“Continuity Clinical Experience” Integrates Patient Care, Knowledge for Med Students at Vanderbilt

A couple of years ago, post-graduation surveys of Vanderbilt University medical students revealed that their understanding of the health care system, especially population health management, could be more robust. Bonnie Miller, MD, associate vice chancellor for health affairs and senior … Continue reading

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Health Care Field Optimistic About Innovation in Telehealth Landscape With Testing of eConsult Model

By Sarah Sonies Despite concerns about possible challenges, telemedicine and other distance technologies such as e-consults, are developing rapidly, with many academic medical centers (AMCs) testing new models to improve patient care. According to Michael R. Marquardt, MBA, MPH, director … Continue reading

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From “Patient-Centered” to “Relationship-Centered” Care at Cleveland Clinic

In the June 2014 issue of Harvard Business Review, Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove and co-author Thomas H. Lee wrote that, to engage doctors in the health care revolution, we must start with their relationship with patients. “[G]et physicians thinking about … Continue reading

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Physician Filmmaker Documents One of America’s Busiest ERs in Code Black

By Sarah Sonies There are few places of such constant drama and excitement as a hospital emergency room. Crowded with patients awaiting urgent care, Los Angeles County Hospital’s ER is one of the busiest. Code Black, a documentary directed by … Continue reading

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