Category Archives: Healthcare

Healthcare Future Predictions and Patient Impacts

Last week I had the pleasure of joining my fellow Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) RTP Chapter members in hosting Dr. Brian J. Kelly, president of Payer & Provider Solutions at Quintiles, as our speaker for our Signature event, The Future … Continue reading

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Healthcare Innovation To Do List – Insights from #DIHI2013

I had the privilege of attending the inaugural Summit on Transformative Innovation in Health Care at Duke University last week. The event was the launch of the newly formed Duke Institute for Health Innovation (DIHI). As noted by The Herald … Continue reading

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What Wu-Tang Clan Teaches Us About Communicating with Patients

So what does music from Wu-Tang Clan and communication with patients in our healthcare system have in common? The answer would have been “nothing” until I heard this fabulous interview on NPR’s The Story with Holly Maniatty, Interpreter for Wu-Tang … Continue reading

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What about the patient needs for EMR?

In my daily review of a broad range of articles about healthcare and innovation, I have to admit that the patient – which should be the focal point of healthcare efforts – is often woefully left to the side or … Continue reading

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10 Tips for effective negotiations – lessons from our parents

Negotiation is something that all of us do, typically multiple times a day – from business deals, to work with colleagues, to matters at home with family and friends. Negotiation is an essential part of strategic development for any organization. … Continue reading

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