Category Archives: Health Care Innovation

Reflections on the National Dialogue for Health Care Innovation and the Ongoing Struggle to Define Value in Health Care

By Neel Shah, MD Last week I had the opportunity to sit at the table with some of the nation’s top thought leaders. We convened at the Newseum in Washington, DC, for the Healthcare Leadership Council’s National Dialogue for Healthcare … Continue reading

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Hacking Silos at Medstro

By Jennifer J. Salopek New website Medstro is bringing a social sensibility to the triple mission of academic medicine. Combining the status update and news feed features of Facebook with the conversational capabilities of an old-school online message board, Medstro … Continue reading

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Innovative High and Middle School Programs Can Increase Pipeline Diversity

By Marc Nivet, EdD, MBA, and Jennifer J. Salopek As educational institutions seek to address the looming doctor shortage in the United States and to create a physician workforce that more closely resembles the patient population, programs that help to … 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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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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“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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