Tag Archives: Healthcare Innovation

Turning the Innovation Tables

Innovation Excellence

Recently, I attended an interesting program co-sponsored by the University of North Carolina's health care innovation program and AARP. This got me thinking. We're doing corporate innovation all wrong, and the innovation sprint that UNC and AARP were conducting have got it right. Let's imagine for a second what this would look like in a corporate setting.

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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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Free eBook: The Power of Co-Creation in Healthcare Innovation

Douglas S. Williams, LeAnna J. Carey, and Kevin Riley have published a free eBook entitled, "The Power of Co-Creation in Healthcare Innovation," which serves as a conversation starter about the ailing healthcare industry and how co-creation amongst key stakeholders can lead to its transformation. The eBook includes exclusive healthcare practitioner survey data as well as a mini-case study about how the authors co-created modelH, the business model canvas for healthcare.

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modelH Update: Externalities

modelH is a co-creation forum dedicated to building an open source business model canvas for the healthcare industry. Our recent (and final!) project sprint on Externalities was very engaging, with strong opinions expressed for both including and excluding Externalities as part of the modelH canvas. This update will bring you up to speed on our conclusions following that debate, and let you know how to continue to stay engaged with modelH in 2014.

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modelH update: Informatics

modelH is a co-creation forum dedicated to building an open source business model canvas for the US healthcare system. Our recent project sprint on Informatics defined the importance of analytics when evaluating the success of a business model. This update will bring you up to speed on what the modelH community has been doing recently, what we're addressing in the last phase of the modelH project, and how you can get involved.

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modelH Update: Key Activities

modelH is a co-creation forum dedicated to building an open source business model canvas for the US healthcare system. Our recent project sprint on Key Activities completed two key objectives: (1) defining the questions to ask on the canvas for Key Activities, and (2) understanding how to define and adhere to only the necessary Key Activities for your business. This update will bring you up to speed on the recent activities with which the modelH community has been engaged, what we'll be addressing in our next blog, and how you can get involved.

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modelH Update: Experience

modelH is a co-creation forum dedicated to building an open source business model canvas for the US healthcare system. Our recent project sprint on Experience led to some great takeaways about the importance of customer experience within healthcare business models. This update will bring you up to speed on what the modelH community has been doing for the past few weeks, which projects are now at play, and how you can get involved.

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modelH update: Channels

modelH is a co-creation forum dedicated to building an open source business model canvas for the US healthcare system. Our recent project sprint on Channels defined questions to ask when developing the canvas, and explored how to treat the development and organization of Channels that help our Customer Segments find our Value Proposition. This update will bring you up to speed on the best approaches for developing Channels within your business model, what we are teeing up next, and how you can get involved.

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