Post Written by UMR Writing Intern Megan Zimmerman Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation (CFI) is dedicated to the idea that healthcare is at its best when it is designed to meet the needs of their patient. This idea is called human-centered...

Post Written by Guest Blogger Susan Mazer Reposted with permission from author. Article originally found on Huffington Post. Healthcare is working at being “more compassionate.” Hospital administrators in the U.S. are strategizing on how to build compassion into their operations in ways...

Post Written By Guest Blogger, Dana Lewis Our friend Anna McCollister-Slipp first alerted us to the proposed draft guidance recently released from the FDA, covering medical device interoperability. (You can read the draft guidance linked here.) We were subsequently among those asked by Amy...

Post Written by Guest Blogger Joseph Babaian, M.B.A. They say that if we want the foundation of what matters, look toward the truths of childhood. I agree! Dr. Seuss is one of my standbys for distilling things down to the essence...

Post Written By Guest Blogger Pritpal S. Tamber This commentary by Ollie Smith, a member of the Executive of the Creating Health Collaborative, was first published in our report, Eleven Principles for Creating Health. Reading through the principles and questions that arose...

Post Written By Guest Blogger Megan Zimmerman Calling all expectant mothers! The Center for Innovation partnered with Mayo Clinic’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology to improve how you experience prenatal care. Their project is called OB Nest, and the goal is to...

Written By Guest Blogger Kat Quinn, MBA According to the AAFP: The direct primary care (DPC) model gives family physicians a meaningful alternative to fee-for-service insurance billing, typically by charging patients a monthly, quarterly, or annual fee (i.e., a retainer) that covers...

Post written by Guest Blogger Joyce Lee Cultural Shifts in Healthcare This week the Journal of the American Medical Association published our commentary about the Nightscout Project, a Do It Yourself Mobile Technology System that was developed by patients and caregivers living...

Post Written By Guest Blogger Andy DeLaO Yesterday there was a wonderful article in Forbes entitled: Value In Healthcare–Time To Stop Scratching The Surface. (h/t to @jameyedwards for sharing it) It was a great look into the valuation of drugs as done today while pointing...