the Latest Insights
January 5, 2015
Looking back at 2014 for the Health Leadership Forum—the second year since the launch of the site—the image of gardening comes to mind. If 2013 was all about planting the right seeds into the ground, this past year we worked to deliver the necessary nutrients and conditions for those seeds … Read more
December 29, 2014
In my previous post, I discussed what the futuristic patient experience in a seamlessly connected, digital and mobile-first world might look like. Or rather, what I hope the patient experience will become based on current trends.
With that in mind, I’d like to ask: What will it take for health … Read more
December 23, 2014
In 2013, athenahealth created athenaResearch to provide granular data on physician practice across the U.S. Our goal is to draw insights that will either help our clients improve their performance, provide timely insight and direction for health care policy makers, or both.
I head up the department, where our team … Read more
Hannah Galvin, MD
December 19, 2014
If you’ve been to Walt Disney World in the past year (or know someone who has), you’ve probably heard about the Bands. In 2013, Disney debuted its $1 billion MyMagic+ experience, a comprehensive experiment in wearable technology, data collection, user experience, and crowd control.
This time last year, about … Read more
December 16, 2014
I have studied the process and outcomes of teaming for many years; the fight against Ebola is one of the most vivid (and terrifying) examples of teaming under pressure I’ve witnessed.
In an article for Harvard Business Review’s website, I argue why a top-down management style is inadequate for handling complicated international … Read more
December 12, 2014
What impact does the mind have on health? Could age and illness be rolled back by harnessing the mind? Ellen Langer, a professor of psychology at Harvard University, has spent decades considering such questions in her studies of mindfulness theory, the illusion of control, and aging.
She’s written 11 … Read more
Notes from the CIO Office
In a four-part series, Dick Escue, chief information officer at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs, Colo., examines the innovative ways in which mobile and cloud technology can improve operational efficiency, clinical outcomes, and patient satisfaction.Read Series
Ideas to Act On
“Succeeding at patient engagement means moving from an attitude of telling a patient ‘the doctor will see you now’ to one of telling the doctor ‘the patient will see you now.’”Read Article
Upcoming Leadership Events
- 07/26/2015 – 07/28/2015
Strategic Client Forum
Point Lookout, Maine
- 09/23/2015 – 09/25/2015
- 10/05/2015 – 10/06/2015
Patient Engagement Advisory Roundtable
- 10/22/2015 – 10/23/2015
- 10/26/2015 – 10/28/2015
FQHC Leadership Institute
Women’s Leadership Summit
- 11/04/2015 – 11/05/2015