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More and more, hospitals are embracing the mental and physical benefits of song by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy More and more, hospitals are embracing the mental and physical benefits of song Read on »
jayparkinsonmd: Food stamps are now worth double at farmer’s... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy jayparkinsonmd : Food stamps are now worth double at farmer’s markets in Michigan. Lovely. Congrats to the Fair Food Network for spearheading a pilot in Detro ... Read on »
MobiHealthNews thinks the number of consumer iPhone health apps... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy MobiHealthNews thinks the number of consumer iPhone health apps will number 13,000 in 2012. That’s a lot. But we still await a platform to tie everything together. ... Read on »
"Social good is not a world owned by saints and martyrs, nor is it defined by the scale of the..." by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “Social good is not a world owned by saints and martyrs, nor is it defined by the scale of the problem you’re hoping to solve. Social good is everybody’s, and it happens eac ... Read on »
Healthcare Needs Hackers by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Healthcare Needs Hackers : The Hacker Ethic fascinates me. I love how hackers … just do. And I think healthcare organizations could use more individuals with hacker minds ... Read on »
"Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy “Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expect ... Read on »
My bet is that a national payer (i.e., United, Aetna, etc.) is... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy My bet is that a national payer (i.e., United, Aetna, etc.) is the first to create Angry Birds for healthcare. It will be interesting to see who they partner with ... Read on »
The rapid prototyping of business by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The rapid prototyping of business : Boom: The challenge here is cultural and generational- companies and organizations used to working with old school processes an ... Read on »
Yep. Via two of my favorites: Marketplace and Not Running a... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Yep. Via two of my favorites: Marketplace and Not Running a Hospital . 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 »
mHealth gets New York Times billing by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy mHealth gets New York Times billing : If volume and reimbursement are the biggest hurdles, we are so money. Read on »
That’s one way to do it: An 81-year-old woman from... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy That’s one way to do it: An 81-year-old woman from Norfolk has had “Do Not Resuscitate” tattooed across her chest in case she falls ill and attempts are made to ... Read on »
Decision Fatigue by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Decision Fatigue : Great insight from John Halamka into decision fatigue. It’s my opinion that we need to encourage more people to make decisions in healthcare organizati ... Read on »
Super Better: Deeply impacted by a traumatic brain injury in... by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Super Better : Deeply impacted by a traumatic brain injury in 2009, and struggling with traditional therapy, Jane McGonigal created a game—SuperBetter—to help ... 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 »
More is not always better. by Drew W. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy I don’t know if there is a more important modern medical myth to debunk than the “more is better” mantra in order to transform our (often too high) healthcare consumption ... Read on »