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...

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...

Post Written By Guest Blogger, Renee Herman  Editors Note: All references to "You" are to Dr. Victor Montori and his work with Minimally Disruptive Medicine I wanted to start my day by sending you a “thank you!” for your work.  I have...

Post Written By Guest Blogger, Kathy Kastner That’s what seems to happen if someone – anyone – decides they don’t want any more medical interventions. Take this story of a 70-year old woman – still vigorous and enjoying life: “After her oncologist...

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...

Imagine yourself sick, with any illness, lying in a hospital bed, staring at the hospital curtains or watching television. You don’t feel well, anxious. You hear the medical personnel rushing around outside your door and every so often, one of...

Post Written By Guest Blogger, Kelly Dano In the changing environment of the United States’ healthcare system, technology has come to the forefront of improving patient care, making it more efficient and cost-effective, while advancing quality of care. With the ever-growing...