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Two Words That Kill Innovation - HBR

by Roger Martin

December 9, 2014

Over the past 50 years, management practices have become ever more scientific and quantitative. Managing by the numbers, using business analytics and leveraging Big Data are all considered to be unalloyed goods, indicative of enlightened management. 723 more words

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The Odd Math of Medical Tests: One Scan, Two Prices, Both High - NY Times

An echocardiogram Len Charlap underwent in 2013. It showed a thick, damaged valve that was preventing blood (in color) from flowing adequately from the main pumping chamber of his heart, top, to the rest of his body. 2,283 more words

From evidence into action: opportunities to protect and improve the nation’s health

Source: Public Health England

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Date of publication: October 2014

Publication type: Report

In a nutshell: This document lists 7 priorities for the next 5 years which includes reducing harmful drinking and how it will achieve the outcome of reducing the number of hospital admissions due to alcohol. 17 more words


MEASURE Evaluation at the MenEngage Global Symposium

Guest post by Arundati Muralidharan, Senior Research Fellow at PHFI, and Jessica Fehringer, Gender Portfolio Manager for MEASURE Evaluation

On November 10 in New Delhi, India, MEASURE Evaluation’s local partners on the Gender, Policy and Measurement Program (GPM) – Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) and the International Centre for Research on Women (ICRW) – hosted a satellite session entitled: Engaging Men and Boys for Better Health: Evidence from a Systematic Review of gender-integrated health programs from South Asia, with a special focus on India. 295 more words

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Affordable Care Act Across the Generations

The Affordable Care Act is a very complex piece of legislation that is changing the health care landscape.  Jim Luke and I are offering a presentation on some of the significant provisions of the Act on November 12, 2014 from 10 am to 11:30 am for the… 25 more words

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Let’s Talk About Documentation…

Before we start talking about documentation, I want to be completely honest here and tell you that my least favorite part of being a nurse is…you guessed it, documentation! 1,333 more words


4 Ways Cameras Are Changing Healthcare - Forbes

When discussing innovation in healthcare technology, much of the terminology is exotic-sounding and futuristic. Recent examples from this column include: functional MRIs to detect lies, active cancellation of tremor (ACT) to stabilize food utensils for Parkinson’s patients, and virtual assistant apps for people with cognitive disabilities. 736 more words

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