FRONTLINE followed renowned New Yorker writer and Boston surgeon Atul Gawande as he explores the relationships doctors have with patients who are nearing the end of life. The film investigates the practice of caring for the dying, and shows how...

  The advancements in data collection have risen exponentially over the last few years, revealing a world of possibilities in the quantified self, health care and data analytics. From sequencing our DNA, to wearables, to tracking our every step we are...

"When we name and shame the thing that has held us back, we'll be off to the races." Lauren Taylor     Speaking at Transform 2014, Lauren Taylor, co-author of “The American Health Care Paradox,” broke down the common notion that healthcare equals health. Referencing various health challenges and community initiatives, Taylor stated that without recognizing health at a community level, we will not improve health overall. This quote was one of many of our favorites from her talk. You can watch the whole talk after the break!
  Telemedicine   One of the ways we see innovation in health care taking shape is through collaborative work that is global in reach. With the William Drenttel Innovation Fellowship, providers and researchers from around the world are able to join the work of the Center for Innovation for 12 months in partnership with their areas of expertise. Benjavan Upatising, Ph.D. (Den), received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University in 2013 and holds a master’s degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering from University of Michigan and a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University. The main focus of Den’s Ph.D. research was on home telemonitoring.
    Comics are a great communication tool that often is put in the same category as graphic novels and manga. MK Czerwiec, a Transform 2013 presenter, has been living the mission of using comics as a tool in health care as a tool for communication and healing. But don't take our word for it, let her work do the talking. CFI-1-1-940x764

      Article originally posted on Edison Award's website, written by Mindy Manes.   One of the most exciting aspects of working at the Edison Awards is being on the forefront as new innovations hit the marketplace and observing the emergence of new categories. ...