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Biomaterials Case Study; Nigeria

Adam Tracy - Jan. 29, 2015
I am reaching out to all of you as experts in the field of biotechnology with strong connections to medical and bioengineering innovation in developing nations. I am in the process of writing my gradu...
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Social Innovation in Health Initiative 2015

Elina Naydenova - Jan. 27, 2015
The Skoll Centre, Bertha Centre and WHO-TDR are collaborating to raise the profile of organisations involved in pioneering healthcare work. Are you an innovator? Do you know an organisation that h...
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What's stopping devices like EyeGo and Slit Imager from being widely adopted in the U.S. today?

Austin Walters - Nov. 19, 2014
Could Low Cost Cameras from India Disrupt the $5B U.S. Ophthalmoscopy Market? This is a discussion centered around some of our research in the latest post at globalhealth.care: http://www.globalhealth...
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Innovations in Preventative Services: Brazil and India

Rebecca Weintraub, MD - Nov. 18, 2014
Great piece in Harvard Business Review, on innovations in preventative services in India and Brazil, both countries expanded care delivery outside of traditional providers and structures. The authors ...
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Job Posting - Washington, D.C. - Research/Evaluation Program Manager at School-Based Health Alliance

Hayley Lofink - Oct. 14, 2014
The School-Based Health Alliance is recruiting a program manager who will support the organization’s research and evaluation projects and activities. Individuals with experience in working at the inte...
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Manufacturing pharmaceuticals: An untapped opportunity in Africa

Israel BIMPE - Oct. 2, 2014
According to the World Health Organisation a 7-day course of treatment with ciprofloxacin could cost in Kenya close to a month’s wages. Unfortunately, this scenario is not uncommon across Africa. In U...
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Health Acceleration Challenge

Sudip Bhandari - Aug. 25, 2014
Here is an exciting opportunity to compete among innovative ideas that will transform US health care delivery. The Health Acceleration Challenge is a product of the Forum on Health Care Innovation- a ...
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Ante-Rooms in Isolation Facilities

Mohd Ali Kamal Batcha - Aug. 11, 2014
Trends of infectious diseases are emerging posing new challenges in modern health care delivery for containment and management of such diseases. This also translates to available facilities and desig...
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Hackathon coming up soon at Mbarara University of Science and Technology

Emmanuel Byaruhanga - Aug. 5, 2014
The CAMTech - MUST Medtech Hack-a-thon is here again. We welcome innovative ideas form the MUST fraternity and elsewhere in the world. Please put together your idea and apply using the link below...
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Trust based marketing for healthcare providers

Baljit Singh - July 21, 2014
I was reading an interesting article on trust based marketing by Prof. Glen Urban at http://mitsloan.mit.edu/faculty/spotlight/trustbased2.php Found it very interesting and get me thinking that how...
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The Determinants of Urban Healthy Equity

The social distribution of health in an urbanised world. The global movement towards urban living has brought a number of social, economic and health benefits. Urbanisation has benefited many local ec...
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Online Interactive maps depicting the spread of AIDS, Released Today.

Rebecca Weintraub, MD - June 27, 2014
A great piece in New Republic about critical roles of poverty and poor access to health care in driving the HIV epidemic in the South. Article includes a preview of new maps set for release at the AID...
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UCSF Global Health Delivery Training

Manisha Singh - June 25, 2014
Based on what many of the experts in this group have said in this forum, University of California at San Francisco along with PIH are putting on a 4 day bootcamp in Global Health Delivery from October...
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Apple + Epic + Mayo = HealthKit

Rebecca Weintraub, MD - June 12, 2014
This week Apple announced HealthKit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByOpv-JRnAU As more apps are built, are we creating more silos? Most patients and their providers can rarely access a comprehe...
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Reversing Burnout-- Catalyzing Joy

Rebecca Weintraub, MD - April 8, 2014
With an unsustainable work life and high rate of physician burnout, it is unsurprising that physicians are choosing primary care at an underwhelming rate or leaving it altogether. The Annals of Fa...
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"If you don’t use it, it doesn’t work.

Rebecca Weintraub, MD - March 17, 2014
The New England Journal of Medicine recently published a study on the results of implementing a surgical checklist in Ontario hospitals per a government mandate (http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/N...
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Announcing Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest this weekend!

Priya Garg - March 12, 2014
Hi all, If you're based in the Boston area I heavily encourage you to apply to Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest, hosted by the Kauffman Foundation and MIT H@cking Medicine at the MIT Media Lab this week...
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Community Health Systems Catalog

Alexis Strader - March 3, 2014
Greetings Everyone, I wanted to share with you a new resource, the Community Health Systems Catalog, that was just published by Advancing Partners and Communities (APC), a project implemented by JS...
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Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship Coursera Session

Isabelle Celentano - Feb. 19, 2014
Coursera announced a new session starting April 21st that I thought those in the Innovation community might find interesting titled "Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship". It's a free, 6 week co...
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Ripple Effect: Small changes will they lead to Big Results?

Rebecca Weintraub, MD - Feb. 11, 2014
We are receiving inbound requests, to develop a database of immediate system needs in health care. Will circle back, asking for your guidance. Here is a common request, well argued by Dr Sachin J...
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