Posts Tagged with innovation

by adgrooms on October 17, 2019

Blockchain has had a lot of hype in the last several years, most notably as the technology behind the cryptocurrency bitcoin. While cryptocurrency has its supporters and detractors, blockchain is recognized as a secure transactional system that could have uses beyond finance. Healthcare is now exploring the possibilities of applying blockchain. The excitement over the potential of ...

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by adgrooms on August 27, 2019

We live in a culture that values disruptive innovation - from smartphones to electric cars. At this moment, someone is working on the next revolutionary idea that will theoretically change everyone's lives for the better. While radical changes may work well in the industrial setting, healthcare has a responsibility to patients that requires a more nuanced approach. With the need for process ...

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by adgrooms on August 13, 2019

Healthcare providers are typically driven to continually improve. Frontline workers deal daily with the consequences of inefficiencies and waste in the system. Personally, my family members in Healthcare are always talking about "if we just did it this way then everything would run a lot better." Why not let them make those improvements? Some institutions do. One process that does this is a ...

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by adgrooms on July 31, 2019

It's hard to remember how we used cell phones before the iPhone came along in 2007. Now Google is about to release its new Pixel 4 with gesture control. Yes, you won't have to touch your phone to use it. Although functionality will be limited at first to a few basic controls (unlock the phone, swipe between songs, silence an alarm), it really gets the imagination going about the ...

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by adgrooms on July 30, 2019

We are adding a new type of post to our blog. Starting today, we will be including some posts that are self-narrative, describing the work that we are doing, in addition to the usual informative posts on a variety of topics related to healthcare. So, here we go... What are we working on?

Well, we have been talking about it a lot - the problem of physician burnout. Regardless of your ...

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