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Findings from a Survey of Health Care Delivery Innovation Centers

Health care innovation centers around the country are working to discover, develop, test, and spread new models of care delivery—in hospitals, …

Health Care

Sunk Costs Are Sinking Health Care

Peter Drucker is often credited with the famous expression “culture eats strategy for breakfast” (or lunch). In other words, you can have all the …

Health Care

Want to Build a Culture of Innovation? Then Seek Out Your Innovation Agents

So why is it that in all too many instances organisational change is seen as something linear; developed and introduced at the top before being drip …

Here's where hospitals are investing in innovation today

AHA says nearly three-quarters of large healthcare organizations have either built an innovation center or have plans to do so soon.

Health Care

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Amazon to sell medical devices, supplies — FDA approves device to help opioid addicts — Clinical wearables usage takes off

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Healthcare Payment Reform

Transitioning from a traditional fee-for-service reimbursement structure toward a value-based payment structure is one of the largest challenges …

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The Ugly Truth about Innovation

It takes more than a good idea and a big win to create a successful innovation culture in your company.<p>A lot of literature on disruption or innovation often resembles junk food: It tastes great, has very little substance, and soon after you regret spending money on it because it didn't really do …

Innovation

Healthcare Innovation Needs Policy

Recently I heard an insurance exec speak about innovation opportunities in healthcare. Somehow, he made it through his hour-long talk without once …

Health Care

We Need More Dumb Ideas

Over the years I’ve listened to many new-to-health-care entrepreneurs pitch their great new idea. They’re so excited: health care is so inefficient! …

Creativity

Your innovation team shouldn’t run like a well oiled machine

The principle of emergence in living systems says that global patterns of behaviour arise from simple underlying rules. You can watch this on your …

Why a Job-To-Be-Done Approach Can Be Crucial for the Success of Your Innovation Program

How often do you get caught up in the numbers game in innovation? Generating lots of ideas is not enough. You need to know what are your real …

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Why Every Company Needs an Innovation Dashboard

Innovation Dashboards Force Focus around What Matters Most<p>A few years ago, I had the opportunity to visit Netflix's Silicon Valley office and interview one of their top executives. I asked about how they manage their innovation process. The surprising answer I received blew me away: "We don't have …

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What can startups and incumbents learn from each other and what are the biggest threats?

by Paul Hobcraft<p>Entrepreneurship has become a really important aspect for large companies to recognize, it has a growing role to play in innovation …

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Corporate innovation— the next chapter of digital transformation

Digital transformation and corporate innovation are two of the biggest trends in business modernization today. For the last several years, I’ve dedicated research to each subject separately to track their progress. In 2017, I conducted a global survey where I merged these research streams into my …

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Boards: Innovation Is Your Responsibility Too

The challenge of leading innovation is bringing about a sea change in corporate governance. Boards, once the dependably cautious voices urging management to mitigate risk, are increasingly calling for breakthrough innovation in the scramble for competitive advantage. We see this shift playing out …

Governance

The 9 Rules of Innovation by Greg Satell

Innovation is perhaps the most used word in corporate boardrooms today. Start ups are organized around a brand new idea but they often stumble when …

Innovation

What Happens When We Actually Understand Collaborative Innovation

Our mantra at BIF is “Connect, Inspire, Transform.” We cannot get better faster if we don’t do it together, to learn from one another, to grow. We’ve …

Innovation

The Diffusion of Innovation – Strategies for Adoption of Products

The diffusion of innovation is the process by which new products are adopted (or not) by their intended audiences. It allows designers and marketers …

Interaction Design

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

Sales and marketing were once disciplines ruled by emotions. But somewhere along the way, we recognized that they were based on definable pipelines and applied technology to manage those pipelines. Today you can put a corporate dashboard in place to manage them and tweak the settings to try to …

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Advice on Starting a Corporate Innovation Lab

<b>By Kelsey Alpaio and Kaitlin Milliken, Innovation Leader Staff</b><p>With seven labs across the globe, the media and information giant Thomson Reuters has a …

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How Startups Slay Giants

Illustration credit Christian LaborinSlaying giants is fun, almost every new disruptive company slays a giant or two. Last week I had a chat with a …

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The Science Behind the Growing Importance of Collaboration

Collaboration is a hot buzzword in the business world. And with good reason. Working with people who have different perspectives or areas of …

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Amazon innovation chief: 'We are failing and will continue to fail'

LONDON — What does it take to build one of the most valuable new companies of the last quarter century? A high tolerance for failure, apparently.<p>Amazon's vice president for global innovation policy and communications, Paul Misener, gave the keynote speech at Retail Week's tech conference in London …

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The VA Innovators Network innovation specialists are changing culture from within

It’s hard to paint a simple description of a day in the life of Brynn Cole, innovation specialist at the Department of Veterans Affairs’ White River …

Corporations Fail To Keep Up With 21st Century Business Models

Large corporations and conglomerates, the engines of growth and vitality in the twentieth century, have lost their edge and their image. They have …

The 7 All-time Greatest Ideation Techniques

Bryan W. Mattimore, in his new book <i>Idea Stormers: How to Lead and Inspire Creative Breakthroughs</i>, outlines seven ideation techniques that …

12 Innovative Ways to Innovate Your Innovation

Innovation at large companies is hard, but it doesn’t have to be. Follow these 12 innovative steps to innovate and increase innovation in the …

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