How might we reduce the stigma associated mental health, which underpins global health and trauma recovery? How might we use technology to personalize services to support people, whether they are veterans, foster-care kids, returning citizens, or an elder living alone? These are two of the questions that I recently discussed with Paul Dommel, IBM’s Global […]
Public Q&A: How do (older, lower-income) patients learn?
Rebecka Sexton of the Center For Innovation at the Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA, emailed a great question and I’d like to share it more widely: We are working on a project here at Carilion on chronic diseases related to Population Health Management related to COPD. I am specifically working on the education component from […]
The Waiting Room
Quick: check the listings for “The Waiting Room.” If it’s playing in your city, go. (Run if you live in Boston – the director will be interviewed by Alexandra Drane tonight). I went to a screening last night and agree with Ann Hornaday, a movie critic for The Washington Post, who gave it her highest […]
Happy Dogs in a Pile of Sticks (Spreading Improvement in Chronic Disease Care)
The California HealthCare Foundation’s Chronic Disease Care conference was so packed with great panels that I needed help choosing my targets. Here is the first in a series of posts about this event. Spreading Improvement: After the Innovators/Early Adopters