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Top 10 Patient Safety Concerns for Healthcare Organizations for 2016

The ECRI Institute has released its annual ranking of the top patient safety concerns for healthcare organizations. Based on a review of its patient safety organization database of reported safety events, its PSO members’ root cause analyses and research requests, and a vote by an expert panel, these are currently the top issues: 98 more words

Posted By Diana Culbertson

Future Trends And Why Gold Is Going To Go Up - YouTube


Alex Jones talks with trends forecaster Gerald Celente about what’s on his radar for this year and what he thinks will be the future of America.

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence

Assessing Future Vegetation Trends and Restoration Prospects in the Karst Regions of Southwest China

Our latest article is not located in the Sahel, however, the method to assess the future persistence of vegetation trends is highly interesting in the context of ecosystem stability and resistance. 344 more words

Research Results

Accountable Care Organizations in 2016: Private and Public-Sector Growth and Dispersion

There were 838 active accountable care organizations as of January 2016, and they have service areas in every state. That’s all according to a new analysis by Levitt Partners  and the Accountable Care Learning Collaborative. 125 more words

Posted By Diana Culbertson

5 Futures of Service Design - 1 of 5

“Instead of trying to make a better robot, try to make a better man.” Shimon Peres

Picture this…

You are travelling to work and like most others, you are on your mobile -reading the news, checking Facebook and making a list of errands you need to run over the weekend – ‘buy a new pair of jeans’, pay house bills, pick up weekly groceries. 612 more words

Artificial Intelligence

Five Reasons Why Big Data Isn't Enough

Here are 5 reasons why Big Data no longer can stand alone, and why the future is likely to always include Small Data:

  1. Big Data analyzes the past – and thus is rarely able to predict the future.
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ROBOTICS: How many robotic surgery procedures per year?

This is an infographic with interesting tidbits about the dispersion of the da Vinci surgical robot – the market leader in robotic laparoscopic surgery.  Here is a look at the market (there are other vendors, but this is looking at the da Vinci): 125 more words

Posted By Kim Garber