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Will technology solutions for patient safety reduce healthcare malpractice suits?

In this Salon.com article by Rahul K. Parikh, M.D., tort reform isn't so popular.



"Tort reformers neglect the fact that malpractice reform won't save one extra life. To make that difference, insurers, doctors and their lobbyists like the AMA need to find ways to improve patient safety. So for those who push tort reform as a panacea for a sick healthcare system, working to prevent injuries is a much more noble pursuit than writing up baseless arguments for the back pages of a… Continue

Added by Lance M. on October 28, 2009 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Have you read Innovator's Prescription?





A book review:



In Innovator's Prescription, the authors spend less time reviewing the failures of the past, as was the case in Innovator's Dilemma. Exhaustive examination of failed technology business models is replaced by more of what the future of the health… Continue

Added by Lance M. on May 29, 2009 at 7:56pm — No Comments

Have you read this book? The Edge of Medicine: The Technology That Will Change Our Lives

My Review on Amazon.com --->







http://www.amazon.com/Edge-Medicine-Technology-Change-Lives/product-reviews/0230605753/ref=cm_cr_dp_synop?ie=UTF8&showViewpoints=0&sortBy=bySubmissionDateDescending#R1QE6JB712WH0K



The Adoption Curve's Economic Dilemma,… Continue

Added by Lance M. on May 1, 2009 at 6:30pm — No Comments

NEW ZEALAND HEALTH INNOVATION CHALLENGE 2009-2010 - seeking 2 advisers by 4/11/09

To MedTech IQ members:



Here’s an opportunity to advise a Health IT Top 10 Finalist or Top 3 Grand Prize Winner for the upcoming

NEW ZEALAND HEALTH INNOVATION CHALLENGE 2009-2010.

Website launch - April 14, 2009

Media launch - April 21, 2009



Volunteer description:

4 hours of Health IT business development and promotion consulting services tailored to US Markets.



If you are interested, please forward a BIO/CV to me… Continue

Added by Lance M. on April 6, 2009 at 5:13pm — 5 Comments

Hospitals of the Future: Technology Innovation vs. Business Model Innovation

Listed below are excerpts from yesterday's NYTimes article: Disruptive Innovation, Applied to Health Care.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/01/business/01unbox.html?partner=rss&emc=rss





Successful business models are moving more toward pay for wellness vs. pay for acute or chronic treatments. It's not going to be "The Hospital of the Future", more likely, "the patient-centric… Continue

Added by Lance M. on February 2, 2009 at 2:45pm — No Comments

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