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A scenario video intended to hasten medical research,... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A scenario video intended to hasten medical research, it’s part of game to source ideas. “Online Game Crowdsources Ideas to Accelerate Medical Research” ... Read on »
"… 94 percent wanted the checklist." by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “… 94 percent wanted the checklist.” - Atul Gawande via my good buddy Matt Read on »
"62% of patients receiving an intentionally fake treatment from friendly, empathetic doctors... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “62% of patients receiving an intentionally fake treatment from friendly, empathetic doctors reported relief from their irritable bowel syndrome, compared with 44% of a grou ... Read on »
"A hospital is no place to be sick." by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “A hospital is no place to be sick.” - Samuel Goldwyn Read on »
"A lot of medical schools teach health policy, but they don’t really teach the complexities... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “A lot of medical schools teach health policy, but they don’t really teach the complexities of what it takes to actually build effective, functioning, health care systems, c ... Read on »
"And two people believing is the start of a congregation. You build a congregation of believers... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “And two people believing is the start of a congregation. You build a congregation of believers and you try to build a cathedral. Sometimes, it’s just a church. Sometimes, i ... Read on »
"Brands need to realise that the available hours and minutes of the people they are trying to... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “Brands need to realise that the available hours and minutes of the people they are trying to reach are being eaten up by Facebook, IM, Twitter, Foursquare, Angry Birds and ... Read on »
"But in industries like education, medicine and the law, where advances in technology lead to a..." by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “But in industries like education, medicine and the law, where advances in technology lead to a demand for ever-more-highly-educated personnel and mechanization is frowned u ... Read on »
"But that is starting to change." by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy When we look at healthcare, what’s wrong with it, and what needs to happen to fix it, we can’t see as clearly how the web, technology, and large networks of engaged use ... Read on »
"Chief executives advise that you will be rewarded for fearlessness, because so few people live... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “Chief executives advise that you will be rewarded for fearlessness, because so few people live that way and bring this attitude to work. It is risky. You may unsettle peopl ... Read on »
"Despite surging obesity numbers in the U.S., a new survey finds that just one out of 10... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “Despite surging obesity numbers in the U.S., a new survey finds that just one out of 10 Americans say their diet is unhealthy.” - The survey was conducted by Consumer R ... Read on »
"Do you concur Dr. Watson?" by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy "Do you concur Dr. Watson?" : CNET: IBM has inked a deal with health insurer WellPoint that will let WellPoint use the technology behind “Jeopardy”-playing computer W ... Read on »
"Ecosystems outlast organisms." by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “Ecosystems outlast organisms.” - Seth Read on »
"Family Medical Officer" by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy This irks me. Really irks me. In what is otherwise a pretty forward offering, El Camino Hospital has launched its first mobile phone app . All the standard features (f ... Read on »
"Five out of every $6 in health care spending today is paid for by someone other than the patient." by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “Five out of every $6 in health care spending today is paid for by someone other than the patient.” - Marketplace Read on »
"Gentlemen, we are going to relentlessly chase perfection, knowing full well we will not catch... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “Gentlemen, we are going to relentlessly chase perfection, knowing full well we will not catch it, because nothing is perfect. But we are going to relentlessly chase it, bec ... Read on »
"Hospitals and health systems are incredibly complex organizations and they are largely governed... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “Hospitals and health systems are incredibly complex organizations and they are largely governed by well-meaning amateurs.” - Yikes. Board education is so important. ... Read on »
"I likewise recall, and without nostalgic glow, the less technologically sophisticated but... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “I likewise recall, and without nostalgic glow, the less technologically sophisticated but generally more humane doctors of my childhood and youth—doctors with the legendary “ ... Read on »
"I think one of the most common mistakes made in this business is failure to provide clarity:... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “I think one of the most common mistakes made in this business is failure to provide clarity: failure to deliver what is promised, failure to tell the right story, failure t ... Read on »
"If only" (you'd embrace the constraints) by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “If only I had one more employee…” “If only I had a bigger budget…” “If only I had the newest tool…” The “if only” plea is often evidence of problems much larg ... Read on »