Health System Innovation

Design, Test, Spread | 8/25/2020

… the number of deaths of mothers and babies by increasing compliance with 18 essential birth practices outlined by the World Health Organization (WHO). The organization where Semrau works, Ariadne Labs, describes itself as a health system innovation center. Atul Gawande, a surgeon, author, and New Yorker staff writer, founded the nonprofit in 2012. Explaining his rationale at the time, Gawande wrote, “The fundamental disease of the healthcare system is lack …

Health innovation insider: 10 rapid-fire Qs with Henry Ford Health System innovation chief Lisa Prasad | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/18/2020

Lisa Prasad, vice president and chief innovation officer at Detroit-based Henry Ford Health System, learns something new every day in her position, a job she believes presents “limitless” opportunities. Ms. Prasad became Henry Ford’s managing director of global innovation in 2013, before accepting her current role in April. While many could think her positions at Henry Ford are her first ones in the healthcare field from a quick glance …

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What you need to know about Canada’s COVID-19 exposure tracking app | 8/5/2020

… than I thought it would be,” said Zayna Khayat, an adjunct professor of health sector strategy and health care innovation at the Rotman School of Management in Toronto. Khayat was previously the lead of health system innovation at MaRS Discovery District. She had early access to the app as a beta tester for about a week before it launched, and said it was “prudent to keep it simple to start …

Digital Behavior Change Interventions for Younger Children With Chronic Health Conditions: Systematic Review | 7/31/2020

… schools: policy and practice. Child Soc 2001 Apr;15(2):57-69. [ CrossRef ] Perrin JM, Anderson LE, van Cleave J. The rise in chronic conditions among infants, children, and youth can be met with continued health system innovation s. Health Aff (Millwood) 2014 Dec;33(12):2099-2105. [ CrossRef ] [ Medline ] Mokkink LB, van der Lee JH, Grootenhuis MA, Offringa M, Heymans HSA, Dutch National Consensus Committee Chronic Diseases and Health Conditions in Childhood …

Utilization of Radiographic Imaging for Infant Hydronephrosis over the First 12 Months of Life | 7/30/2020

… City, UT, USA 3 Division of Epidemiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA 4 Department of Pediatrics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA 5 Division of Health System Innovation and Research, Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA Show more Published 30 Jul 2020 Abstract Purpose . The workup and surveillance strategies for infant hydronephrosis (HN) vary …

Nemours uniquely positioned to tackle population health, says newly appointed executive | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/25/2020

… is excited about applying her skills and experience in public health, administration and health services research at Nemours. She said she is also excited that her new roles combine public policy approaches and applied health system innovation s along with evidence generation through research. “I look forward to learning and leveraging work that has already been done at Nemours, and the health system has a broad and important vision I’m looking …

Newswise Expert Panels on COVID-19 Pandemic: Notable excerpts, quotes and videos available | 6/5/2020

… be prepared against infectious diseases. Pandemics, endemics, and everything that capacity planning can provide us. So that’s the second issue.” -Professor Gilberto Montibeller Transcript available here Panelists: Rachel Hess, MD, MS - Chief, Division of Health System Innovation and Research - University of Utah Health. Hess is co-leading an outpatient clinical trial. They are examining how long patients with COVID-19 shed the virus, an indication of the length of time …

Qlarant to help support VHA | 4/19/2020

… the Integrated Healthcare Transformation vehicle, Qlarant will assist with the completion of an organizational change that enhances VHA’s capabilities to provide seamless, high-quality, integrated and coordinated health care. Focus in key areas includes health system innovation , implementation and operations support, and health care business enabling services. “We are honored to support HRS Consulting and the VHA in this endeavor,” Qlarant President Sandy Love said. “The Qlarant team looks forward …

Cleaning and Reusing Hospital Masks: Is it Safe? | HealthLeaders Media | 4/14/2020

The Steele Institute for Healthcare Innovation is not only responding to the crisis, but examining the response for opportunities to impact future innovations. In the midst of a crisis, it is seemingly impossible to see beyond the matters at hand. Yet at least one health system innovation arm is doing just that, hoping to use lessons learned during the pandemic to transform future healthcare delivery. While leading COVID-19 digital …

QLARANT ON TEAM SELECTED TO SUPPORT THE VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION HEALTHCARE INTEGRATED TRANSFORMATION | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 4/10/2020

… the Integrated Healthcare Transformation (IHT) vehicle, Qlarant will assist with the completion of an organizational change that enhances VHA’s capabilities to provide seamless, high quality, integrated, and coordinated healthcare. Focus in key areas includes health system innovation , implementation and operations support, and healthcare business enabling services. “We are honored to support HRS Consulting and the VHA in this endeavor,” notes Qlarant President, Sandy Love. “The Qlarant team looks forward to …

QLARANT ON TEAM SELECTED TO SUPPORT THE VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION HEALTHCARE INTEGRATED TRANSFORMATION | Globe Newswire | 4/10/2020

… the Integrated Healthcare Transformation (IHT) vehicle, Qlarant will assist with the completion of an organizational change that enhances VHA’s capabilities to provide seamless, high quality, integrated, and coordinated healthcare. Focus in key areas includes health system innovation , implementation and operations support, and healthcare business enabling services. “We are honored to support HRS Consulting and the VHA in this endeavor,” notes Qlarant President, Sandy Love. “The Qlarant team looks forward to …

QLARANT ON TEAM SELECTED TO SUPPORT THE VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION HEALTHCARE INTEGRATED TRANSFORMATION | Globe Newswire | 4/10/2020

… the Integrated Healthcare Transformation (IHT) vehicle, Qlarant will assist with the completion of an organizational change that enhances VHA’s capabilities to provide seamless, high quality, integrated, and coordinated healthcare. Focus in key areas includes health system innovation , implementation and operations support, and healthcare business enabling services. “We are honored to support HRS Consulting and the VHA in this endeavor,” notes Qlarant President, Sandy Love. “The Qlarant team looks forward to …

QLARANT ON TEAM SELECTED TO SUPPORT THE VETERANS HEALTH ADMINISTRATION HEALTHCARE INTEGRATED TRANSFORMATION | Financial Buzz | 4/10/2020

… the Integrated Healthcare Transformation (IHT) vehicle, Qlarant will assist with the completion of an organizational change that enhances VHA’s capabilities to provide seamless, high quality, integrated, and coordinated healthcare. Focus in key areas includes health system innovation , implementation and operations support, and healthcare business enabling services. “We are honored to support HRS Consulting and the VHA in this endeavor,” notes Qlarant President, Sandy Love. “The Qlarant team looks forward to …

NCMS Morning Rounds 4-9-20 | 4/9/2020

April 9, 2020 at 7:54 am Time for your Thursday NCMS Morning Rounds. April 9, 2020 NCMS’ Easy Reference Guide to Telehealth Policies During COVID-19 NCMS Director for Health System Innovation Kristen Spaduzzi has developed a guide to the various insurers’ telehealth policies during You can access this easy reference grid , here and on the NCMS’ COVID-19 webpage under the telehealth heading. This comprehensive guide covers commercial payers …

Diagnosing Primary Care Systems Around the World | 3/25/2020

… health systems around the world. Primary care is more than a set of services, according to Asaf Bitton, MD, assistant professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and executive director of Ariadne Labs, a health system innovation center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Instead, primary care is an all-encompassing mode of care: comprehensive, coordinated and centered on trust. “It’s the coordination …

News | Questrom School of Business | 3/17/2020

By Pamela Bracken February 27th, 2020 in Faculty & Research , Markets, Public Policy & Law New research from BU Questrom’s Rena Conti, Associate Professor and Associate Research Director at BU’s Institute for Health System Innovation and Policy, delves into the Affordable Care Act’s effect on prescription drugs and what might come next. Among its many provisions, the Affordable Care Act was designed to improve the access… More By Pamela Bracken February 11th …

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. | 3/16/2020

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH Monday Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH is the executive director of Ariadne Labs, a joint health system innovation center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. I know there is some confusion about what …

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. | 3/16/2020

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH Monday Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH is the executive director of Ariadne Labs, a joint health system innovation center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. I know there is some confusion about what …

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. | 3/16/2020

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH Monday Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH is the executive director of Ariadne Labs, a joint health system innovation center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. I know there is some confusion about what …

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. | 3/16/2020

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH Monday Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH is the executive director of Ariadne Labs, a joint health system innovation center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. I know there is some confusion about what …

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. | 3/16/2020

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH Monday Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH is the executive director of Ariadne Labs, a joint health system innovation center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. I know there is some confusion about what …

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. | 3/16/2020

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH Monday Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH is the executive director of Ariadne Labs, a joint health system innovation center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. I know there is some confusion about what …

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. | 3/16/2020

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH Monday Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH is the executive director of Ariadne Labs, a joint health system innovation center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. I know there is some confusion about what …

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. | 3/16/2020

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH Monday Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH is the executive director of Ariadne Labs, a joint health system innovation center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. I know there is some confusion about what …

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. | 3/16/2020

Column: Here’s what aggressive social distancing looks like over the next two weeks. Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH Monday Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Mar 16, 2020 at 5:20 PM Dr. Asaf Bitton MD, MPH is the executive director of Ariadne Labs, a joint health system innovation center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. I know there is some confusion about what …