Category Archives: Innovation

Five of Our Favorite Healthcare Innovations

As big believers in a market-driven health economy, it’s frustrating to watch the goliath U.S. health system in a slow creep toward a more market-based model – but it is a creep forward. And if you look closely, you’ll see some pretty exciting activity taking place. Market-savvy entrepreneurs and innovators recognize that the incumbent, fee-for-service

Market Innovations: Reviving the House Call

We love cool, practical innovations, especially the kind that give seemingly outdated practices a second chance at life. Think of it as upcycling for healthcare – applying the old in a way that is relevant and modern. This time it’s the long-forgotten house call. That’s right, physicians, particularly primary care docs, are pumping new life

The Secret to Successful Innovation in Healthcare: Design Thinking

We’ve been fans of design thinking for quite some time – especially as a catalyst for innovation and moving past the status quo holding healthcare captive. Jeanne Liedtka, professor of business administration at the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business contributed a great article on the subject in a recent edition of The Harvard