Author Archives: LeAnna J. Carey

Abundance: A Landscape for Change in Healthcare

Imagine what could happen if we changed our mindset and decided to see the possibilities that are right in front of us, in healthcare today, and all we saw was abundance. Business as usual in healthcare is over because we live in an open and connected world. We are living in an era of abundance that demands business agility and human-centered design to survive.

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The Chief Digital Officer Trend

I’ve been tracking the Chief Digital Officer trend, and have developed a deep database of who exactly all these CDO’s are; toward the end of 2011 there were 75 Chief Digital Officers on the planet, and by the end of 2012 that went up to about 300. If we stay on track for this year there should be close to 500 or 600 Chief Digital Officers -- at major organizations.

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Channeling Rowan Gibson at Healthcare Unbound 2012

I recently had the privilege of leading the Innovation Workshop at the Ninth Annual Healthcare Unbound Conference, and we'll show you a glimpse of the workshop. Our goal was to spark insight on how to move to the next innovation level or jumpstart ideas by demystifying the innovation process. Gibson and Skarzynski's Innovation To the Core, was our reference book as we co-created a blueprint to serve as a systematic roadmap.

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Sensazione, Time and Innovation

Sensazione is the continual refinement of the senses, sight, sound, smell, taste and touch, especially sight, as the means to enliven experience. A sensazione mindset that refines innovation, or building a culture of creativity is ultimately about staying out in front of customers.

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The #mHealth Innovator

The number of people in the US who access health information from their mobile devices is increasing and mobile health innovators have picked up on this. As mobile solutions, access, and usability have evolved, so has the value proposition for adoption.

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mHealth and Sustainable Change

Not many of us have an extra hour to spare, but one Twitter chat that you may want to squeeze into your schedule is #leadershipchat on Tuesday evenings at 8PM EST, co-hosted by author and CEO of C-Level Strategies, Inc., Lisa Petrilli and, The Connection Agent, Sam Woodruff. Last night, the subjects were - Is It Too Late For Today's CEOs? and The Future of Leadership - with guest hosts Ted Coine (@tedcoine) and Shawn Murphy (@shawmu).

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mHealth – Making Steve Jobs Proud

Like many engaged on twitter, I was saddened by the news of Steve Jobs death. Minutes after the story broke, I reached out to my good friend Ken Rosen (@ken_rosen), who had worked for Jobs, and he admitted that he was taking the news harder than expected. Harvard Business Review (#hbrchat) created a memorial page and dedicated the regular Thursday time slot to discuss his legacy.

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