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Innovation Digest – December 2017 vol. 2

The second December 2017 issue of the Innovation Digest is out! In this issue:

  • UnitedHealth’s Optum launches $250M investment fund
  • Change Healthcare, Google Cloud team up on enterprise imaging solutions
  • Google: Doctors will be able to use speech recognition tech for taking notes
  • Improving Care And Lowering Costs: Evidence And Lessons From A Global Analysis Of Accountable Care Reforms
  • States Report Savings In Medicaid Test Coordinating Health, Social Services
  • Attack On Asthma: Scrubbing Homes Of Allergens May Tame Disease And Its Costs
  • Health IT Development of the Year: Epic’s Share Everywhere


Innovation Digest – December 2017 vol. 1

The first December 2017 issue of the Innovation Digest is out! In this issue:

  • As Health Care Changes, Insurers, Hospitals and Drugstores Team Up
  • Industry advocates offer checklist to improve value-based payment models
  • You Say You Want A (Health Care) Revolution? Create The Health System You Want To Work In
  • Patients, physicians and employers all have a different definition of healthcare value, survey finds
  • More patients share decision-making, but gaps remain
  • US, European and Japanese regulators hope to ease path of new antibiotics
  • Kaiser Permanente achieves 22% reduction in antibiotic use with EHR alerts
  • Should opioid addiction be considered a hospital-acquired condition?


Innovation Digest – November 2017 vol. 2

The second November 2017 issue of the Innovation Digest is out! In this issue:

  • Payers to Identify, Promote, and Reward SUD Treatment that Aligns with Principles of Care
  • Paving the way to a patient-centered approach in health care
  • Patient councils, apps show promise in incorporating patient voice into delivery reform
  • Patient value: Perspectives from the advocacy community
  • What patients really want physicians to do after a medical error
  • Why Getting Value Right in Health Care Matters
  • Is There a Doctor in My Pocket?
  • Continue the pursuit of value in healthcare
  • Building a Comprehensive Real World Evidence Strategy
  • One big thing people don’t know about single payer
  • Want Drug Regulators To Consider Real-World Evidence?


Innovation Digest – November 2017 vol. 1

The first November 2017 issue of the Innovation Digest is out! In this issue:

  • Ten Steps the Federal Government Should Take Now to Reverse the Opioid Addiction Epidemic
  • Death by Gun Violence-A Public Health Crisis
  • CMS to Ease Physician Burden, Give More Patient Time
  • Cleveland Clinic spotlights 10 disruptive medical innovations
  • Patients urged FDA panel to recommend gene therapy
  • Policy Experts Debate Pros and Cons of State Medicaid Waivers
  • Shared Decision-Making Needs a Bigger Push, Expert Says
  • Innovative Treatment Options for Underserved, Hard-to-Reach Populations


Innovation Digest – October 2017 vol. 2

The second October 2017 issue of the Innovation Digest is out! In this issue:

  • The Critical Skills for Leading Major Change in America’s Health System
  • A health care solution to rival single payer
  • A spin-out from Google parent company Alphabet aims to help low-income Americans get better health care
  • In a new pharmacy initiative, Sutter Health reimagines its approach to real-time analytics
  • School-Based Health Clinics: Critical Access Points For Confronting The Addiction Epidemic
  • Mobile Clinics Assume Greater Role in Preventive Care
  • Integrated Health Model Initiative (IHMI)