Talking with Lauren Taylor     Lauren Taylor, co-author of “The American Health Care Paradox,” breaks down the common notion that healthcare equals health. Referencing various health challenges and community initiatives, Taylor states that without recognizing health at a community level, we will not improve health overall. When she came by the Center for Innovation, we sat down to catch up with her since her talk at Transform, and to learn more about what she has been learning since. Listen to the whole chat after the break!

      1. Who Keeps Track If Your Surgery Goes Well Or Fails? ( NPR ) 2. MediKidz: Super Heroes for Health Education. ( HealthWorks Collective ) 3. Your Next Doctor's Visit Might Be Through An iPhone. ( Forbes ) 4. Findings from a Survey of Health Care Delivery...

  A-Step-Ahead     Mike Tinney is the Founder and CEO of FIX: Fitness Interactive Experience, which is dedicated to making fitness fun, accessible and hyper-socially connected through an interactive social media platform centered around making the pursuit of fitness an enjoyable and engaging game. We stopped by their booth at Hx360 when we saw their "A Step Ahead: Zombies" game, and had to find out more! Listen to the podcast after the break:  
  Steven Incontrera     Steven Incontrera is the Senior Manager of Engagement and Advertising at Next Wave Connect, a social collaboration network for health care workers. With a long career with social media and health care, we connected with Steven and chatted how the worlds of social media, collaboration, and health IT are colliding. Listen to the great conversation after the break!  
  CareTree.me     Carl Hirschman is a natural entrepreneur who loves to learn about all aspects of businesses of every type. Carl challenges the status quo to assist organizations in realizing hidden potential, and finds opportunities close to home with CareTree. CareTree is a collaboration platform designed to replace the paper records in the home health and senior care industries with an online platform that centralizes information and automates communication with care stakeholders. We sat down at the Hx360 side of HIMSS 2015 to chat with Carl on the drive to innovation in health care. Enjoy the podcast after the break!  
  ReelDx Blog Post   ReelDx was founded by David Spiro and Bill Kelly in 2013. David had first recognized the power of recording video of patient-doctor interactions while on faculty at Yale. Bill, who had co-founded one of the companies that became WebMD, and Learning.com, recognized a disruptive healthcare IT opportunity. Together with Nick Adkins and Andrew Richards, the team developed the vision of ReelDx: to provide an easy to use, secure, HIPAA-compliant platform for creating, storing, and sharing medical video. We met Nick and Andrew at HIMSS 2015 and had a fantastic conversation, and you can hear the whole thing after the break!  
  Colin Hung     Colin Hung is a seasoned health care IT professional with over 20 years in software and information technology. But his passions don't stop there, and he is joined  by two other professionals, Joseph Babaian and Bernadette Keefe, in moderating the weekly twitter chat #HCLDR. Twitter has become a powerful tool for patients and providers alike, and has brought together both sides of the aisle through chats like #hcsmca and #HITsm. We were excited to sit down with Colin to chat HIMSS and Twitter, and you can hear the whole chat after the break!

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