HealthBlog

April-18-2014

10:48
In light of rapidly aging populations, health systems worldwide are being confronted with a dramatic increase in lifestyle diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. As a result, health systems must...(read more)

April-14-2014

15:47
On March 14th, I published a HealthBlog post called Disrupting and Destructing Healthcare . It has been widely distributed around the web and has had thousands of views here on HealthBlog. In that piece, I argued for showing a little compassion to healthcare...(read more)

April-11-2014

11:35
What is the core competency of a hospital or clinic? Is it information technology (IT)? Should a healthcare organization employ large teams of IT specialists to manage e-mail, file, and storage systems? Shouldn’t the core competency of a hospital or clinic...(read more)

April-9-2014

10:04
About five years ago, on one of my business trips to Europe, I had an opportunity to visit Oslo University Hospital in Norway. At that time, the hospital was nearing completion of an entirely new building. The doors to the new hospital were already open...(read more)

April-7-2014

11:12
I’ll admit I’m a little partial to the Dutch. My father-in-law, now deceased, was a Dutchman. Hence we spend a lot of time in my family feeling a special bond with the Netherlands. I’ve also had the opportunity to visit Holland several times over the...(read more)
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