Post Written By Kathy Kastner She’s a powerhouse, this woman: respected, high energy, award-winning tv producer. She researches each of her varied subjects extensively and always digs for the most unusual story lines. In her leisure time, she takes delight in plotting intricacies...

Post Written By Stephanie Habif Note: I wrote this piece for the launch of Prescribe Design, then it was republished in MedCity News.  Patient engagement has been called the blockbuster drug of the century. In the booming frontier that is digital health everyone is trying...

Post Written By Joyce Lee Join us for the We #MakeHealth Fest 2015 It has been an exciting journey of discovery since B and I started “making” for health in 2012. A major milestone was the formation of HealthDesignBy.Us, a collaborative community with deep...

Post Written By Andy DeLao Fear. It is the one things stops most of us from speaking up, sharing, and putting ourselves out there for the world to notice. Millions of times a day the banter of fear fills us with doubt, questions,...

Post Written By Alyson Kraft When it comes to innovation, physical therapists and occupational therapists are ahead of the curve. Their office is essentially your grandmother’s craft closet consisting of elastic bands, foam instruments and interesting doohickeys that can be used for...

Post Written By Andy DeLao When discussing healthcare with various people across the globe I often hear the words cooperation and collaboration used in the same sentence. Do we need cooperation or do we need collaboration in healthcare? Cooperation means working with someone...

      Post written by Linda Stotsky   *Editor's Note: The mission of the Center for Innovation is to transform the delivery and experience of health and health care. This article is poignant on what drives us to innovate in health care.   Twenty-five states didn't...

    Post by Andy DeLao (@cancergeek)     The other day I was catching up on the morning news, articles, and discussion when I happened to come across a post from Tom Peters. (@Tom_Peters) As Tom often does so eloquently, he pointed out the reality that...

  Renegade     Over this weekend I (AJ) was listening to a mix of some of my favorite tunes from the college days, and the song "Renegades of Funk" popped on. This is one of those songs that always gets me really pumped up to face the day's challenges and keep working on positive disruption.
  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!