7 Principles of Success for Leading Innovative Initiatives

Innovative initiatives require quick wins. But unable to choose is unable to move. 7 principles of success for leading innovative initiatives: #1. New initiatives need to inspire energy to sur… Source: 7 Principles of Success for Leading Innovative Initiatives

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Bringing Agile Innovation to Healthcare

Today's healthcare environment continues to be an industry in the throes of massive transformation. Value-based care may be a buzzword, but no one can argue it's having disruptive impact on healthcare organizations across the country. Paying for care based on actual outcomes is a huge shift in the business model for healthcare, and requires faster … Continue reading Bringing Agile Innovation to Healthcare

Startup Notes: 4 Keys to Get the Best People on Your Bus

I was asked about this topic recently by an early stage CEO and I said the following things, which sounded pretty good so I will repeat it for others who may get value from it, or may want to add to it. In order to have great people join your early stage company in my … Continue reading Startup Notes: 4 Keys to Get the Best People on Your Bus

A Storm of Personal Data is Coming to Healthcare…Are You Ready?

[Expanded from my Jan 14, 2014 post for ePharma Summit, where I am speaking next week on Feb 12th, 2014.]At CES 2014, 40 percent more floor space has been dedicated to digital health exhibitors this year than in 2013. This includes many sensor tech companies that are acquiring data that describes our digital selves. For example, … Continue reading A Storm of Personal Data is Coming to Healthcare…Are You Ready?

In Business, Sometimes You Need to Make the Hard Choices

I have had the good fortune of being involved with business ventures as an advisor, early executive, co-founder and CEO.  Through the years, I've seen a lot of internal and external forces at work that can disrupt your vision as your business grows and evolves. Externally, the market you originally went after might have got up and … Continue reading In Business, Sometimes You Need to Make the Hard Choices

How data innovation can save the healthcare system

Earlier this year I went to the South by Southwest tech conference to connect with colleagues across health and consumer media. Mainly I wanted to validate assumptions around changes in healthcare that I thought could yield new opportunities. I was truly amazed by the amount of energy I found in the healthcare sector both from … Continue reading How data innovation can save the healthcare system

House of Cards is for Netflix what the Sopranos was for HBO

If you are in the business of media and you haven't seen House of Cards yet, you're missing out. Not because it's the best show "on TV" right now (although it might be) but because it is a great symbol of some of the massive shifts happening in TV economics. Why? It makes the Netflix … Continue reading House of Cards is for Netflix what the Sopranos was for HBO