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  • The Amazing Story Behind An Incredible Breakthrough

    Cancer Immunotherapy We tend to think of innovation as a moment of epiphany followed by an onward march toward disruption. Sure, there are always some twists and turns along the way, but fearless entrepreneurs seem to have no problem adapting, iterating and pivoting their way to incredible s...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Health/Healthcare, Cancer, Cancer Research, Immunology, Medical Research

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  • Public Sector Innovation: moving innovation from the margins to mainstream

    UNDP remains one of the few UN agencies that supports governments in setting up Public Sector Innovation Labs to experiment with new approaches to policy-making and that advises government partners on designing Open Innovation Prize Challenges. Original: http://innovationexcellence.com/blog/20...


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  • So, if patients are customers, how do you sell to them?

    Consumerization of sick care is on everyone’s lips. I think patient consumerism, i.e. the belief that if given the right information, patient-consumers will make smart sick care choices based on value , is a myth. However, since the holy grail is changing doctor and patient behavior to...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Entrepreneurship, Health/Healthcare

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  • MIT Shows How To Run Hackathons

    I’ve always had mixed feelings towards hackathons, as whilst they undoubtedly bring a lot of focused energy, they often lack any real follow-up, rendering the progress made during the weekend rather isolated. A recent paper in Cell Systems highlights how the MIT Hacking Medicine events do b...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Competitions, Health/Healthcare, hackathons, healthcare, MIT

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  • The 4 V’s – How to Win at Health Innovation

    Back in the day, during the Vietnam era, the suggested credo was “Declare victory and go home”.  Some sick care entrepreneurs have taken a similar approach by hyping digital health and process solutions that will create “Uberized, disruptive, c...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Health/Healthcare, Innovation

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  • Organizational effectiveness and building a company strategy

    Every organization wants to be effective. Ask any business executive whether they want to achieve a level of organizational effectiveness, and no doubt the answer will be positive – who wouldn’t want that? But to achieve it, we first have to define what it really means. Maryann Galliv...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Business Models, Health/Healthcare, organizational effectiveness

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  • How Innovation Will Affect Aging and the Elderly

    Innovations are changing everything around us, and the rate at which the world is changing is increasing. Fortunately, this means that plenty of cool tech will be unveiled before many of us get too old… but what about those who are already aging? It’s a discouraging thought, that you...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Health/Healthcare, elderly, robotics, smart homes

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  • Innovation or Not – 3D Printed Body Parts

    Need a new bladder? Let me print you one made from your own cells so your body won’t reject it. Need some new skin? Let me scan the area as we go and lay down just the right type of material when and where it is needed. Sound like science fiction? It is rapidly becoming ...Original: https:/...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Health/Healthcare, Innovation, 3D Printing, Kidney Transplants, Life Sciences, organs, transplant medicine

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  • Innovation or Not – Progressive Protein – Powder be Gone

    As an athlete and a basketball coach I’m always on the lookout for interesting things that fit into a regular workout, enhancing the experience and the outcomes, without detracting. So, no gimmicks, awkward gadgets, or things that require me to adapt to them. They have to fit into my workou...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Health/Healthcare, Allergies, basketball, chocolate milk, collagen, exercise, Progressive Protein, protein powders, Supplements, University of Oregon, workouts

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  • How to Destroy Your Innovation Silos

    Sick care badly needs innovation if it is to become healthcare . Yet, it’s questionable whether it can be fixed from inside. Despite the popularity of open innovation and community based, participatory innovation networks, healthcare organizations and doctors seem to shun outside ideas and ...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Health/Healthcare, Innovation

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