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2017

Ideas42.org Managing Director Ted Robertson on Transformational Potential Applying Behavioral Design in Healthcare

Author: Caffeine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Ted Robertson, Managing Director of Ideas42, a non-profit design firm that applies the disciplines of behavioral economics and behavioral design to develop scalable solutions to transform systems in health care, government, civic and corporate entities. Mr. Reynolds discusses their recent report for the Commonwealth Fund that explores the potential for transforming health care by applying behavioral economics principals and deploying behavioral design teams. 

 

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2017

Is Blockchain Poised to Disrupt Health Care? MintHealth’s Founder Dr. Samir Damani Thinks So

Author: Caffeine

Samir DamaniThis week hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Samir Damani, cardiologist at Scripps Clinic and co-founder of MintHealth, a system using blockchain technology to create a portable, secure health record for patients to manage. Dr. Damani speaks of the game-changing potential for blockchain-enabled technology to let patients self-govern their personal health record, to address the current lack of interoperability in the health system, and to reward patients for behavior changes leading to better chronic care self-management through a token system.

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2017

Connected Health Expert Dr. Joseph Kvedar of Partners Health on Potential Impact of Technology on Caring for Aging Population

Author: Caffeine

This week, hosts Mark Masselli and Margaret Flinter speak with Dr. Joseph Kvedar, VP of Connected Health at Partners Health Care in Boston, where they’re developing a new model of technology-enabled care by connecting the clinic to patient’s lives. Dr. Kvedar discusses his recent book, “The New Mobile Age: How Technology Will Extend The Healthspan and Optimize the Lifespan” which examines game changing potential for technology to help manage care for an aging population.

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