Innovation Digest – October 2019 Vol. 1

“Patient-centered” is just a marketing tag line unless the patient is actually involved. Whether you’re designing an app, delivering care, defining benefits and payment structures or creating new innovations to treat and cure, starting with “who’s it for” is essential. Sadly, the business of healthcare doesn’t always stay true to this maxim. Asking and involving the patient first at every step is hard work. So what. Be the agent of change wherever you sit.

In this issue:

  • Just Putting Patients At The Center Of Health Care Is Not Enough To Improve Care
  • Pathway To Patient-Centered Measurement For Accountability
  • A Shadowy Industry Group Shapes Food Policy Around the World
  • Mental health apps are scooping up your most sensitive data. Will you benefit?
  • Rural America faces a healthcare access crisis
  • Nobel Laureate: Docs Must Insist on Evidence in Medicine
  • ‘Value’ of Care Was a Big Goal. How Did It Work Out?
  • Just Putting Patients At The Center Of Health Care Is Not Enough To Improve Care
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