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  • One for the Docs

    Doctors are taking a lot of heat these days. Medical mishaps are front page news. A demanding & vocal public no longer accepts substandard patient safety & quality results.The profession and industry are being held to the same demanding standards as industries like automotive, aerospace a...

    Tags: Cost, Delivery, doctors, Hospitals, quality, safety, Toyota

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  • What Happens When Doctors Begin Dating Startups?

    The matchmaker business model, connecting one party interested in connecting with another party, whether it be with romantic or business intent or building a community of interest, is common. Now that doctors and startups are interested in working with each othe...

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

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  • Business People Are Lousy Doctors

    So doctors are lousy business people, huh? Well, imagine if your doctor prescribed something based only on your chief complaint. They did not take a history. They did no physical exam and they did no lab tests or imaging if it were necessary . Yet, business people, particularly digipreneurs,...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Health/Healthcare, doctors, entrepreneurs, healthcare, technopreneurs

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  • The New ‘Golden Age’ of Medicine

    There’s No Better Time to Be a Doctor Victor Fuchs and Mark Cullen published an article in JAMA questioning the impact changes in health care systems have on doctors. The authors argue that the medical education establishment should respond to such changes with curriculum reform t...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Health/Healthcare, Innovation, doctors, golden age, Medicine

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  • The Medical Matriarchy?

    The highest paying jobs in the US are in tech, medicine and law. For the first time, there are more women in medical school than men, but only 30% of the physician workforce are women. 60% of pharmacists are women. However, women hold only 20% of tech jobs. Over one in three l...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Health/Healthcare, doctors, healthcare, women

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  • Business Case for Patient and Doctor Experience Innovation

    There are three basic ways to establish or TEE up a competitive advantage: Technological excellence, Execution/operational excellence and customer Experience excellence e.g speed, convenience, service and high touch. You must dominate on one, but be equally competitive on the other...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Health/Healthcare, Innovation, designing experiences, doctors

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  • Where are the Entrepreneurial Lawyers?

    I recently found myself in a room filled with in house healthcare lawyers. I was the only doc, let alone physician entrepreneur, there. After the usual full contact schmoozing, tasty morsels and open bar, two lawyers from large hospital systems answered some questions and made comments about the ...

    Tags: innovation, innovation excellence, Entrepreneurship, doctors, entrepreneur lawyer, lawyers

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