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Post Written By Guest Blogger, Dana Lewis Our friend Anna McCollister-Slipp first alerted us to the proposed draft guidance recently released from the FDA, covering medical device interoperability. (You can read the draft guidance linked here.)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, Kathy Kastner Which came first: hospitals or patients? Although filled to the brim with patients, hospitals were created to support doctors, not us patients. Historically, their organizational structure focused on doctors’ needs and doctors’ requirements. The concept...