Medical Innovations
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Telemedicine Is Vital to Reforming Health Care Delivery

JosephKvedar - October 9, 2015

Telemedicine Is Vital to Reforming Health Care DeliveryBy Joseph C. Kvedar, MDOctober 7, 2015Harvard Business Review  Telemedicine Is Vital to Reforming Health Care DeliveryBy Joseph C. Kvedar,…

Finance
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Pay Me or Charge Me: How Best to Engage Me

JosephKvedar - May 11, 2015

A couple of years ago, my clinical practice (Dermatology Associates at Massachusetts General Hospital) began sending patients a bill when they did not show up for an…

Business
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Patient Engagement: Overused Sound Bite or Transformative Opportunity?

JosephKvedar - April 6, 2015

Criteria for Stage 3 of meaningful use of EHRs were released recently and there is lots of controversy, as would have been predicted. One set of recommendations…

Business
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More Sign Posts on the Road to Connected Health Adoption

JosephKvedar - March 25, 2015

Just three weeks ago, I wrote about sign posts on the road to connected health adoption. That post was meant to help readers appreciate the subtleties of…

Business
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Sign Posts on the Road to Connected Health Adoption

JosephKvedar - March 6, 2015

Everett Rogers is credited with the seminal text book on adoption, The Diffusion of Innovations. It is required reading for anyone who is interested in how new…

Mobile Health
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The Wow of Wearables

JosephKvedar - February 26, 2015

The hype around wearables is deafening. I say this from the perspective of someone who saw their application in chronic illness management 15 years ago. Of course,…

Business
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Five Accelerants to the Adoption of Connected Health

JosephKvedar - February 2, 2015

I’m often asked, ‘If you could snap your fingers and do some things to accelerate the adoption of connected health, what would they be?’ I’ve resisted responding,…

Business
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From Denial to Responsibility – Connected Health Can Make Us All Accountable for Our Care

JosephKvedar - December 5, 2014

My dad was a wonderful guy who could fill the room with his personality. He grew up during the Great Depression and was a World War II…

Business
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Sensors Offer New Power to Improve Health

JosephKvedar - November 12, 2014

Have you ever thought about how we evolved and the implications for health care? For millennia, we sought the help of a physician when we sensed something…

Business
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Challenges Evaluating mHealth’s Success

JosephKvedar - September 28, 2014

I saw another exciting news story on a mobile health intervention the other day.  I honestly don’t remember the company or product, but what stuck with me…