In 2018, resident physician Dr. Nada Gawad received a $25,000 Joule Innovation grant for her social initiative, the My On Call (MOC) Pager App. The MOC Pager App aims to reduce clinical errors to improve patient safety. The grant will help her launch the application, which works in tandem with the user’s medical training to improve safe clinical decision-making. The MOC Pager App helps users to learn and integrate additional skills like prioritization, time management and efficiency, with no risk to real patients.
Meet physician innovator Dr. Brian Courtney
In 2018, Dr. Brian Courtney received a Joule Innovation grant for his initiative, Conavi Medical, a commerc...
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Disruption…more than just a buzzword?
Engaging Patients Using Digital Technology — Learning from Other Industries
A high touch, high tech approach to COPD monitoring
Without the right means to treat and manage COPD, it can be deadly. Learn key lessons from a hospital that introduced remote monitoring technology to reduce hospital visits and lengths of stay.
It takes grit
Innovation isn’t always about a ‘lightbulb moment’. The journey is often rocky, and you must pivot along the way. Drs. Puneet Seth and Damon Ramsey share their journey in our latest podcast.
Caring for marginalized patients
Dr. Dennis DiValentino shares how he got to where he is today, why he is so passionate about marginalized patient care and how technology helps doctors meet their needs.
Remote monitoring technology helps seniors breathe better at home
Living with chronic illness often means frequent visits to the emergency department and long hospital stays. Until now.
5 tips for success from physician innovators and entrepreneurs
Whether you’re just starting out as an entrepreneur or you’re looking to take your skills to the next level, here is a collection of some of the best advice we’ve heard from podcast guests.
Collaboration―making great things happen
Entrepreneurship can be isolating and overwhelming. To accomplish his goals, one physician knew he would require the support of a multi-disciplinary team.
Meet emerging physician innovators Charles Choi and Eric Zhao
In 2018, both Charles Choi and Eric Zhao received $5,000 Joule Innovation grants in the student category for their respective initiatives.
Commercialization, it needn’t be a dirty word
Often our biggest ideas come from unlikely places. And they don’t always come before a project is conceived. Sometimes, they appear somewhere along the way―even through bringing your product to market
The Big Word Holding Health Care Back: Interoperability
Harnessing Digital Information to Improve Population Health
(via Harvard Business Review)
The era of exponential improvement in healthcare?
Five big trends in health care and why we should welcome them
These industry disruptors are not only changing the way we deliver health care, but also the way we think about it.
Dr. Alexa Will See You Now: Can We Trust Digital Assistants With Our Health Data?
(via Singularity Hub)
Change with the times, and the tech
Innovative technologies have the potential to greatly improve health care.
If at first you don’t succeed…
Dr. Dennis Reich and Dr. Breanne Everett share the value of being around like-minded individuals as well as the importance of patience when it comes to innovation.
Meet physician innovator Dr. David Benrimoh
In 2018, Dr. David Benrimoh received a $25,000 Joule Innovation grant for his initiative, Aifred Health.
Can patient-generated data help physicians deliver better care?
With an impending tidal wave of digital health information coming from patients, how do we reconcile the importance and value of a meticulous clinical history?
How collaboration shaped my experience with innovation