Author Archives: Ethan Baron

About Ethan Baron

Program Manager, Innovation, Healthcare Information Systems, HIMSS

Today’s Habits Hinder Tomorrow’s Innovation

by Bonny Roberts, Vice President, Customer Experience, Aventura I frequently hear colleagues, partners and customers talk about how slow healthcare is to change.  It is true, healthcare is a big ship; yet I don’t blame the individuals and organizations for … Continue reading

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Innovation Insights – The Role for Innovation Centers and Leaders

by: Larry Stofko, EVP, The Innovation Institute Larry Stofko will present on Tuesday, June 16 at the National Healthcare Innovation Summit held June 15-17  in Chicago, Ill.  The summit is focused on real-world, scalable innovations that address core components of the Triple … Continue reading

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National Healthcare Innovation Summit – 2015

by: Karan Singh, Co-founder, Ginger.io Why is innovation crucial for improving the delivery of healthcare and fulfilling the Triple Aim? Since the 1950s, the majority of innovations in mental health have been largely focused on the development of pharmaceuticals. Drugs that … Continue reading

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Following Health Care’s Black Swan

It’s time to consider a sudden or unexpected change in healthcare delivery, an evolution with impact that can become health care’s black swan.

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Technology for the Way We Work

by: Sandra R. Hernández, MD, President & Chief Executive Officer                          California HealthCare Foundation Whether it’s electronic medical records, computerized physician order entry, or e-prescribing, clinics and hospitals have historically approached … Continue reading

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Precision Medicine is Coming

by: Andrew Ury MD, Chief Executive Officer, ActX In real life, every patient is different, no one patient is average, but up to now the delivery of healthcare has in many respects focused on treating the “average” patient. If we can … Continue reading

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Innovation as a Business Imperative

by: Leslie Wainwright, PhD, AVIA, Chief Strategy Officer After having worked with health systems of the topic of innovation for almost a decade, I feel we have reached a tipping point where innovation is no longer viewed as the ‘sexy’ addition to … Continue reading

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Innovation as Radical Common Sense

by: Gregory Makoul, PhD MS What is innovation?  There are many answers to that question, not all of them helpful.  It’s more than a new idea, process or tool.  It’s more than improvement, more than being creative, and more than … Continue reading

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Implementing Healthcare Reform—Easier Said than Done!

By: Elizabeth A. Regan, Ph.D., Department Chair, Integrated Information Technology, Professor of Health Information Technology, University of South Carolina   The most recent survey of hospital CEOs conducted by the American College of Healthcare Executives reported that healthcare reform implementation … Continue reading

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The Possibilities for Improved Healthcare with the Use of Innovation

by Elizabeth Regan, PhD, MA, BS, AS The potential for transforming healthcare delivery to increase access, improve outcomes, and reduce cost are tremendous, but far from guaranteed. As a nation we’ve just invested over $30 billion in establishing a technology infrastructure … Continue reading

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