[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StfI1fsMqPQ] No one would suggest attending an educational symposium simply for the food. Well, maybe no one but us. But the food at next week's Transform2010: Thinking Differently About Health Care may be more interesting than most, and it's a great...

Last September I spoke at our Transform Symposium about the power of conversation. In that talk, I mentioned that there was a significant amount of research out there to support my thesis that a healthcare delivery system focused on fostering good conversations...

...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...

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...