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2nd Annual Edition: Crowdsourced Health Predictions for 2016 (download and share your free copy)

By | innovation, intersections, leadership, productivity, recommended, trends, uncategorized, unusual

  Holy Moly! What a year it’s been! 2015 was a wild ride filled with the unexpected, unimaginable, and unusual. And you know what? I wouldn’t have had it any other way. So what’s in store for 2016? Each year, all the healthcare pundits take stabs at predicting the future with the odds of a poorly played…

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Unusual Tip #04: The Dumb-ification of Specialized Experts

By | innovation, intersections, leadership, trends, uncategorized, unusual

I’ve been struggling with the answer to a simple question: “Can you reverse knowledge bias?” How we perceive people in society is largely dependent on a narrow perspective bias that associates one’s knowledge based on education and vocation. This is not surprising since it helps us better understand our functional…

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Leadership Requires the Ability to See What Others Do Not

By | innovation, intersections, leadership, productivity, recommended, superheroes, trends, uncategorized, unusual

Most will agree that being an effective leader and innovator requires a unique ability to anticipate trends and marketplace shifts.  However, what most don’t believe is that this trait is one that is learned over time through diligent practice and systematic execution of curating ideas into thematic patterns. For years, this practice…

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Crowdsourced Health Predictions for 2015 (download and share your free copy)

By | innovation, intersections, leadership, recommended, trends, uncategorized, unusual

Gosh. What a year it’s been! 2014 was a wild ride filled with the unexpected, unimaginable, and unusual. And you know what? I wouldn’t have had it any other way. So what’s in store for 2015? All the healthcare futurists and pundits are taking stabs at predictions with the odds of a…

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Personalized Health Care Equally Deserves Personalized Innovation

By | innovation, leadership, trends, uncategorized, unusual

This morning I had a revelation moment that briefly shifted my perspective on health innovation (in a minor but important way). Over the last few months, my 2-year-old daughter has been in and out of several providers’ offices battling numerous infections resultant of her recent entry into school…an inevitable rite of…

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A Call-to-Action Rant: Perspectives from a Doctor & Innovator on Patient-Centered Care

By | innovation, leadership, productivity, trends, uncategorized

I’ll make this brief. I need to get something off my chest. As both a doctor and business innovator, I’m often offended when I see the social stratosphere circulating with comments about how “health was never designed with the patient at the center”. This is extremely misleading and inaccurate. Lets…

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Why ‘best practice’ is oftentimes the ‘worst practice’ for transformational innovation

By | innovation, leadership, productivity, trends, uncategorized, unusual

In your day-to-day, how many times has someone referenced the need to seek ‘best practices’ to drive strategic innovation? In my circle of innovators, I hear it more often than not, but am afraid that we toss around this phrase as if it’s assumed scripture without any consideration for how ‘best…

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