The next wave of healthcare innovation: The evolution of ecosystems
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The next wave of healthcare innovation: The evolution of ecosystems

Ecosystems create powerful forces that can reshape and disrupt industries.  In healthcare, they have the potential to deliver a personalized and integrated experience to consumers, enhance provider productivity, engage formal and informal caregivers, and improve outcomes and affordability. We define an ecosystem as a set of capabilities and services that integrate value chain participants (customers,…

The cost of work stress — and how to reduce it
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The cost of work stress — and how to reduce it

By some estimates, work-related stress drains the US economy of nearly 300 billion dollars a year — and it can hurt your productivity and personal health too, says wellness advocate Rob Cooke. He shares some strategies to help put your mental, physical and emotional well-being back at the forefront.  Click here to watch….

The era of exponential improvement in healthcare?
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The era of exponential improvement in healthcare?

This article means that technology-driven innovation holds the potential to improve our understanding of patients. At the same time, it enables the delivery of more convenient, individualized care, and create $350 billion–$410 billion in annual value by 2025. It remains true that while healthcare advances have delivered great benefits to society, bringing material improvements in…

Value-based Healthcare: A Global Assessment
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Value-based Healthcare: A Global Assessment

The Economist means that as life expectancy increases, it is accompanied by the rise of chronic diseases, and this further pushes up healthcare spending across the world. As result, it has become clear to many policymakers and healthcare providers that a business-as-usual approach to cost containment is no longer sustainable. To continue delivering accessible, high-quality…