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Innovation: The Path to Superior OR Teamwork and Results

April 21st, 2017

Healthcare lags behind other industries when it comes to innovation. That’s partly because new treatments must be vetted for safety and efficacy, and partly because fee-for-service reimbursement sparked little incentive for creativity and efficiency. Under value-based purchasing, OR leaders have more opportunity to be innovative, but first they must understand what innovation is (and isn’t) and the ways in which they can promote it.

“Innovation is creating something completely new that doesn’t exist in the world,” says John Kenagy, MD, director of Kenagy & Associates in Longview, Washington, and a clinical professor of surgery at the University of Washington, Seattle.

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Printed in OR Managers Magazine for May 2017, Vol 33 No 5

 

Radiology Video

April 28th, 2015

I have used Adaptive Design in clinics & hospitals nationwide and always see the positive results & innovation that generates more and better care at continually lower cost. But it can be difficult to comprehend working adaptively because “you cannot know until you see; and you cannot see until you do.”

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