Tag Archives: Innovation

CMS’ Seema Verma: Medicare for All is ‘the greatest threat to innovation in healthcare’

Yesterday at the World Medical Innovation Forum in Boston, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma argued that government can often foil innovation.  Verma, a well-documented opponent of single-payer healthcare, has her eyes set on cutting down on paperwork and reevaluating regulations as a means to facilitate technological innovation. “One of the things that troubles… Read More »

What makes a good innovation partnership?

Can health systems incorporate disruption without introducing risk? In a word, no. But when startup innovators and health systems manage risk effectively, good partnerships emerge, and innovation thrives. At the Chicago-Israel Health Tech Innovation Summit, several innovation communities came together to explore how health IT startups can successfully bring their inventions to market. I had… Read More »

Innovation or Disruption?

Sue Schade, Principal, StarBridge Advisors (Former CIO, Univ. Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers) “You only call it a disruption because you didn’t create it – stop being disrupted, innovate.” That was one of the messages in the opening keynote from Terry Jones at the fifth annual Thought Leaders on Access Symposium (ATLAS) in Boston this… Read More »