Post Written By Guest Blogger Casey Quinlan This article is written by the opinion of it's author, and does not reflect the views of Mayo Clinic. We are posting this article to spark conversation and to elucidate the need for participatory...

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...

Written by Guest Blogger, Tamara StClaire, chief innovation officer, Xerox Healthcare The New Paradigm of Health Care Delivery Imagine for a moment, a day in the life of a type 2 diabetic: While her efforts to stay physically active, maintain a balanced...

Post Written By Guest Blogger, Susan Mazer A patient is admitted to a hospital room. Next to everything that happens — the tests, admission processes, many unknown people who continually enter and ask questions, the hospital room is her first entrance into “inpatienthood.” The hospital room is...

Post Written By Guest Blogger, Bernadette Keefe MD “Playing a game is the voluntary effort to overcome unnecessary obstacles.” (Bernard Suits) Introduction Game-play focuses and controls our attention, taps into our innate strengths, thrills us utterly, and compels us to greater resilience in...

Post Written By Guest Blogger, Casey Quinlan I’ve been on the road a lot over the last six months, getting the chance to interact with (and, I hope, influence), audiences in health tech and health policy. There’s so much desire for change,...