Waste not, Want not

3 min read Healthcare organisations must identify the issues at the heart of their problems before designing a solution to fix them – As published in MedicSA The problems and challenges faced by most healthcare… Read more

How Clinician-Led Innovation Makes a Difference

5 min read Summary. More and more hospitals are looking to doctors and nurses for insights to create and implement innovative solutions in care delivery (Kuhrt, 2017). This is Clinician-Led Innovation, and it leverages three core… Read more

Is Incorporating Patient Feedback Hard?

3 min read We recently attended a workshop on incorporating patient feedback into the improvement of clinical care.  The Challenge. Advances in technology are increasing society’s expectations. Patients increasingly demand a more patient-centred service; however,… Read more

Why Healthcare Change is Hard

4 minutes read The Barrier Collaboration can feel threatening to clinicians and healthcare managers. Both groups can become territorial and defensive, creating a barrier to change. The Breakthrough By conducting a threat assessment to ensure… Read more

Decision-Making In Healthcare

3 minute read The purpose of healthcare is to provide the highest level of care and the best possible outcomes for patients. However, the interests of staff, clinicians, executives, boards, and shareholders do not always… Read more

Barriers To Change In Healthcare

Healthcare is Australia’s most significant industry, at 12.7% of GDP (~A$150 billion), with over 1.5 million people employed in healthcare and social assistance. That’s a big pie; however, you slice it. Global spending on healthcare… Read more

Technology in Healthcare

  Healthcare has become highly complex, but the model for delivering it hasn’t followed those changes causing to healthcare to lose its essence and to become unsustainable. Since changes are inevitable, the best approach is… Read more

Innovation in Healthcare – Part 2

In part 1, we looked at how having ‘top-down’ thinking means that golden opportunities to transform ‘disease-care’ into healthcare are being missed. Now, we will be looking in some example at how ‘bottom-up’ thinking and… Read more

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