Category Archives: Health Care Innovation

Bringing Design Thinking to Health Care Innovation

By Alexander Bolt Dell Medical School and the College of Fine Arts at the University of Texas at Austin are collaborating on an innovative new project called the Design Institute for Health. “This Institute will systematically use design and creativity … Continue reading

Posted in Care Delivery Innovations, Future of AMCs, Health Care Innovation, Medical Education | Leave a comment

What Is Wing of Zock About? The Answer in a Picture

Posted in Future of AMCs, Health Care Innovation, Medical Education | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Commentary, Health Care Innovation | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Future of AMCs, Health Care Innovation, Socialized Medicine, Technology | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Community Engagement, Diversity, Health Care Innovation, Medical Education | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Future of AMCs, Health Care Innovation, Health Information Technology, Medical Education | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Commentary, Future of AMCs, Health Care Innovation, Leadership, Medical Education | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Care Delivery Innovations, Health Care Innovation | Leave a comment