Monthly Archives: June 2015

The 100 Year Lifespan

Blog post by Bernadette Keefe MD The quality, not the longevity, of one’s life is what is important. – Martin Luther King Jr. 100 Year Lifespan: The coming reality The 100 Year lifespan is coming. As of 2014 there were 72,000 centenarians (U.S.) and projections of as many as 1 million by 2050. In the […]

Leading a culture of safety

Blog post by Richard Corder “Culture is how organizations ‘do things’.” – Robbie Katanga “We are what we repeatedly do.” – Aristotle Culture is consistent, observable patterns of behavior in organizations. At the beginning of the year I wrote a blog about a local (north of Boston, MA) supermarket chain that had reinstated their president after […]

Information Overload & Healthcare’s Direction

Blog post by Joe Babaian The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones. – John Maynard Keynes Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower. – Steve Jobs We’ve all been embracing the shift in healthcare from information being contained to just the clinic visit, the surgery […]

A New Health Ecosystem based on 95 Theses

Blog post by Colin Hung Recently two of healthcare’s leading out-of-the-box thinkers teamed up to create a set of principles designed to guide health/healthcare into the next decade. Called the 95 Theses, Leonard Kish and Dave Chase have created and curated a list of 95 ideas that can and should shape the health industry for […]

Humanizing Physicians & The Future of Medicine

Blog post by Joe Babaian Reach for it. Push yourself as far as you can. – Christa McAuliffe For some time we’ve been hearing the cacophonic drumbeat of compassionate medicine, high-touch care, superior patient experiences, and physicians as empathetic partners in our healthcare journeys. We all know at least a little about these subjects and […]