THE QUANTIFIED PATIENT: engaging in health ePatient Dave talks about his healthcare experience, the reality of personal health records and the need for patient empowerment. “Why shouldn’t innovation happen in hospital data like it does in phones and iPods?” Note: He shares a great web site VisibleBody.com - “Google Earth for my body.”
GEORGE WHITESIDES: a lab the size of a postage stamp Traditional lab tests for disease diagnosis can be too expensive and cumbersome for the regions most in need. George Whitesides’ ingenious answer, at TEDxBoston, is a foolproof tool that can be manufactured at virtually zero cost.
Healthcare Innovation by Design's New Logo
sambasta: Here it is. The new logo . It just made its debut on the ESOMAR Global Healthcare 2010 website (bottom right). More news soon ;-)
CREATIVITY is thinking up new things. INNOVATION is doing new things.– Theodore Levitt - American economist and professor at Harvard Business School. (1925-2006)
MICROSOFT PIVOT: Be Visual! At TED2010, Live Labs Director Gary Flake presents an experiment in data visualization that allows people to make more sense of the growing amount of information that surrounds them. (Link)
Innovating at the Bedside: Concepts and Methods
sambasta: A great article from the Online Journal of Issues in Nursing about the components of the innovation process, a brief discussion about different frameworks for innovation, and a couple of innovtion methodologies that have been implemented in care delivery environments. The articles also has examples from the Center for Innovation in Care Delivery at Massachusetts General Hospital,...
Borderland Well, I headed back to the Borderland When the home-guard went...– Jimmie Dale Gilmore
Questioning and Thinking
debrasatterfield: Experience design has greatly expanded the definition of what it means to be a designer. For me it was liberating to know that it’s ok to design everything. It reminds me of Howard Gardner’s concept of the multi-disciplinarian. But, Gardner goes on to make the point that very few people dedicate themselves so thoroughly to more than one discipline to every really make it to the...
Our decision-making systems must change to allow enlightened long-term...– Table 14 - Values (via davos2010)