Category Archives: Healthcare

How to Scale Your Culture

GUEST POST from Arlen Meyers Facebook, Apple, Boeing, McDonald’s and Starbucks are not the only high profile companies that have lost their way as they just got bigger and bigger. Experts and pundits will offer many reasons, some organizational and some more personal about the … Continue reading

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What is your sickcare technology burnout impact factor (BIF)?

Guest Post from Arlen Meyers A group of former and current providers convened recently to discuss how digital transformation can be both contributing to and alleviating burnout. Technofatigue, innovation fatigue and change fatigue are as ubiquitous as the Delta variant in unvaccinated people. It’s … Continue reading

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Why so much medical technoskepticism?

Guest Post from Arlen Meyers Medicine has transitioned from high touch to high tech to low trust. The explosion of post COVID technology “innovations” is leaving a wake of skepticism from the healing class. As noted, Covid-19 let virtual medicine out … Continue reading

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Mask of the Road Warrior – The Xupermask

WILL.I.AM and Honeywell have collaborated to bring the Xupermask to market. What is the Xupermask? It’s probably easiest to describe the Xupermask as equal parts: health & safety equipment, personal electronics, and fashion statement. At its heart the Xupermask is … Continue reading

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Healthcare Jugaad Innovation of a 17-Year-Old

Jugaad Innovation is an innovation subspecialty focused on designing inventions that are intentionally frugal and flexible in order to be more accessible to the entire world. As a result, a lot of jugaad innovation occurs in the developing world. Some … Continue reading

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Re-imagining Drive Thru Restaurants – Innovation or Not

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed our world with the subtlety of a sledgehammer and now billions of people around the world are under ‘stay at home’ orders. In many communities restaurants and bars are closed or only allowed to deliver meals … Continue reading

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New Idea from South Korea to Reduce Demand for Coronavirus Protective Gear

Now that the United States and other countries squandered the two month advance notice they received of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in China, we should be all be accelerating our efforts to learn from each other. From South Korea, the … Continue reading

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Open Source Respirator and Low Cost Ventilator Efforts to Fight Coronavirus (COVID-19)

NOTE: Nothing on this page is intended as medical advice. My only goal is to make information available so that people can get involved with co-innovation efforts and share resources that can be leveraged in crisis situations. Calling all doctors, … Continue reading

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Join me at the Global Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit

Want to learn how to bring a design mindset to healthcare for innovation? Join me in New York City next week – October 10-11, 2019 at the Global Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit, their annual conference where digital healthcare leaders from … Continue reading

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Building a Better Athlete

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 … Continue reading

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