...A sympathetic touch from a doctor leaves people with the impression that the visit lasted twice as long, compared with estimates from people who were untouched.... Healthcare delivery innovation is stigmatized by the fact that its new concepts are rarely shockingly new or...

On Thursday, June 3, 2010 HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius visited Mayo Clinic to learn about innovative projects for improving health care delivery. How thrilling that much of the meeting took place in the Center for Innovation. Mayo Clinic speakers included...

One of the things that makes delivering healthcare difficult is that the problems are rarely confined to the set of medical treatments and interventions available. It turns out (unsurprisingly) that everything is connected. The fight we are having with the...

Do you ever read something and it makes you so happy that you want to squeal with delight, but you can't because you're at work and squealing with delight is liable to be disruptive in your shared workspace? Well, that...

The article, First Physical,  from the Archives of Internal Medicine about the President's physical was passed along to me by Victor Montori. It offers such a fascinating window into the issues facing healthcare delivery reform. I could quote the whole article...

If we paired the insights in the NY Times article Stand Up While you Read This about the advantages of moving throughout the day with Dr Levine's work (Muve), we could make a compelling argument to bring back a redesigned version...

...A sympathetic touch from a doctor leaves people with the impression that the visit lasted twice as long, compared with estimates from people who were untouched.... Healthcare delivery innovation is stigmatized by the fact that its new concepts are rarely shockingly new or...

October 2nd, 2009 by Maggie Breslin - SPARC Designer at the Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation Becky Mullan sent this link to me. I think everyone must go and read this story and see this mural. I feel the need to...

This morning I had the opportunity to hear one of our Transform presenters give us a preview of her talk. It absolutely blew me away! She spoke about the power of a conversation -- how conversations should be a valued...