Category: Health/Healthcare

What’s So Great About Oscar?

As I was looking for a new health insurance policy recently, I started searching for Obamacare, and the result in the first position came up with something called Oscar. I have vaguely remembered seeing the name somewhere… ah! An ad on NYC subway! I clicked through to fill out a form of about 10 questions that, to my great surprise.. Continue reading

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Robert Conrad wouldn’t call himself an innovation practitioner but he is. He has the qualities (and inspiration) to find innovative solutions in the workplace. In today’s article he includes a call to action for innovative leadership in hospital administration, and yes everywhere. Continue reading

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New Tricks for Old Dogs: The Task Unification Technique in Surgery

CPP has long frustrated physicians. Although some doctors have suspected that factors such as endometriosis and irritable bowel syndrome can cause CPP, it has always been difficult to make a definitive diagnosis. And without such a diagnosis, CPP is nearly impossible to treat. Or was. Until Dr. Palter had his idea. Continue reading

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Executive director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations, Gary Fingerhut, discusses the emerging era of medical innovation and commercialize new inventions and platforms. Continue reading

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High health care costs hurt us all

My suggestion is to look for appropriate solutions by considering how we have reached society’s goals in other contexts, e.g., pollution control. Continue reading

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Hult Prize

For me, I got out of the event was that the world is changing and if we don’t do anything, it will get worse and worse and soon most of the population will be struggling, and many will look back to this day and think, why didn’t we do anything to stop this. As the world changes, us as humans must change too. The Hult Prize can teach kids this and they will think in a whole new way Continue reading

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How Big Data can Save Health Care

Health care is a big issue in the country these days. With costs continuing to rise and the quality of care continuing to decrease, it seems everyone agrees something needs to be done about it. We just can’t seem to agree on how. Stepping away from the political debate about healthcare, big data has the potential to play a huge role in solving the issues our healthcare system faces today. How could this be? Continue reading

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