Lori Melichar: Identifying Innovative Ideas in Healthcare

    The forward movement of healthcare innovation is at a fever pitch. Between consumer health focused mobile apps and much needed systemic changemaking, there is a growing pool of ideas that are sprouting up all over. Just like it is with the constant stream of resources and information gathered through social media – the […]

Announcing ePatient2015: 15 Surprising Trends Changing Healthcare

  Yesterday I had the fantastic pleasure of connecting with my long time friend, colleague and healthcare innovation thought leader, Fard Johnmar. As some backstory, Fard was actually one of the *very* few people talking about the intersection of healthcare, marketing/communications & technology when I first got started. Yes, that was over 7 years ago […]

5 Innovators Tackle Chronic Disease

    Over the past two years, there has been an increasing focus on the use of big data to make an impact within healthcare – everything from EMRs to tracking personal activity achievement over time. However, Jen van der Meer of Luminary Labs reminds us that data needs to become actionable in order to create the solutions we […]

Bringing Diversity to the Health Tech Ecosystem

  The following is a guest post by Dr. Ivor Horn. Ivor is a physician, thought leader and health services researcher with a passion for technology, health innovation and the underserved. Learn more about her on her website. While we have made great strides over the last decade, minority communities are still disproportionately affected by health disparities […]

RWJF Wants Your Ideas to Change the Future of Health

Anybody who knows me hears me mention the impact that the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has had on me in my career. As a matter of fact, during the first Health Datapalooza event in Washington, DC – I got a chance to meet and hang out with Risa Lavizzo-Mourey. Was probably one of the biggest […]