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Health Care Innovation

Health Law Funds New Effort To Search For Health Care's Next Big Ideas

Kaiser Health News | Jay Hancock | Posted 08.11.2014 | Politics

The Affordable Care Act was supposed to mend what President Barack Obama called a broken health care system, but its best-known programs — online in...

We Need to Create an Enabling Environment for Health Innovation

Krista Donaldson | Posted 08.25.2014 | Impact
Krista Donaldson

No matter where you live, or your income level, healthcare is ripe for change. The state of health in 2024 will be radically better, but only if we create an enabling environment for implementation and adoption health innovations.

A Health Care Resolution for 2014: Let's Retire the Fax Machine

Sachin H. Jain, M.D. | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Sachin H. Jain, M.D.

In 2009, President Obama and the Congress signed into law the HITECH Act as part of the federal Recovery Act. HITECH provides up to $44 billion in fe...

The Value of Health Prevention and Management

Stan Berkow | Posted 03.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Stan Berkow

For us, placing a dollar value on health care services requires a deeper look into the downstream effects of health prevention and management.

High Tech Works When It Enables High Touch

Trishan Panch | Posted 03.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Trishan Panch

François-Marie Arouet, 18th century French author and iconoclast, better known as Voltaire, quipped that, "The art of medicine consists of amusing th...

Living Up to the Promise of Modern Medicine: Collaborating Across Boundaries

Sachin H. Jain, M.D. | Posted 03.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Sachin H. Jain, M.D.

My father was diagnosed with diabetes when I was 6 years old, and it wasn't until years later that I formally learned about the disease in medical sch...

Health Care Opens Up

Morgan Fletcher | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Morgan Fletcher

The modern health care organization now faces a classic challenge: The rate of change outside the organization is outpacing the rate at which the organization is able to change internally.

Drawing Inspiration From TEDMED's 'GroupInspire'

Dr Layla McCay | Posted 06.15.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr Layla McCay

As the TEDMED-branded buses trundle into town, as the TEDMED-branded delegates converge on the Kennedy Center, and as the TEDMED-branded GroupInspire washes over the crowd, I will grip my drawing pen and wonder: Can GroupInspire strike twice? Come on, TEDMED. Hit me.

A Two-Word Mantra for Adapting to Changing Healthcare Landscape

Anthony E. Munroe | Posted 11.12.2012 | College
Anthony E. Munroe

Those of us in the healthcare profession, whether educators or healthcare professionals, must collaborate and invest to keep up with the changing American landscape. Our ability to provide quality care depends on it.

New Administration Program Offers Big Cash Rewards For Ideas

AP | Posted 01.14.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is tapping the health care overhaul law to advance its economic agenda, a political priority for the White...

Developing Nations: Laboratories For Health Care Innovation

Kaiser Health News | Jaclyn Schiff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A few months ago, GE Healthcare rolled out a portable electrocardiogram machine, trumpeting the new product's ability to help patients wherever they m...

Developing Nations: Laboratories For Health Care Innovation

Kaiser Health News | Jaclyn Schiff | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

JACLYN SCHIFF, KAISER HEALTH NEWS A few months ago, GE Healthcare rolled out a portable electrocardiogram machine, trumpeting the new product's abili...