Guest Post by Transform 2013 Presenter, Susan Mazer   Last week, we had a two-hour company wide meeting going over our health plan options for the coming year. While the premiums went up slightly, the coverage is better. In fact, the good news is that,...

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    Post Written By UMR Writer Haley Pysick   “Culture eats strategy over breakfast” states writer Peter Drucker. While cultural constructs help to develop the United States into its own unique society, it also stifles the development of new ideas and innovation from...

  A Tribute to Leonard Nimoy from our friend Joseph Babaian @joebabaian   The conflict felt when choosing what can be done, what must be done, and what should be done in healthcare ever present. We regularly find ourselves in highly emotional situations dealing...

Showcasing how People power health. Guest Post by Fitsi Health Co-Founder Caroline Puri.  
  I was home for a long weekend visiting my mom, an acute care nurse who taught first year nursing students. Talking in the kitchen one afternoon, she started telling me her idea for a new healthcare product. “One thing that has always bothered me is that patients can’t clean their hands on their own. Nurses never have enough time to help them and patients don’t think to ask for help. Patients use the bedpan at night, fall asleep and then when breakfast is delivered in the morning with their medications they don’t clean their hands before eating and putting pills in their mouth.”

  When I (AJ) stumbled upon this quote the other day, it hit me that this really hits what our job is in health care, and working through service design and design thinking to transform the experience and deliver of health...

    When you are managing your prescriptions and day-to-day life happens, you can't always rely on your memory. Especially with certain prescriptions. This was the hard lesson the founders of Medisafe discovered when their father, forgetting he had already taken his...

    It may seem a little out of the ordinary, a healthcare presentation at a design conference, but CFI designer Allison Matthews and primary care provider Marc Matthews presented at the Oslo Systemic Design Conference at the Oslo School of Architecture and...