Health Innovations 2013: Finding Health Solutions in Unlikely Places

Keynote Address: Leveraging social learning networks and technologies for quality improvements in healthcare — Dr. Brian McGowan, Chief Learning Officer & Co-Founder at ArcheMedX    Author of #SOCIALQI: Simple Solutions for Improving Your Healthcare

Predictive analytics and decision support for improving patient care (click speaker name below for their presentation)

Applying behavioral economics to end of life decisions — Dr. Scott Halpern, Deputy Director, The Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics at the Leonard Davis Institute (CHIBE) University of Pennsylvania

What public health can learn from the community development sector — David Erickson, Manager, Center for Community Development Investments, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco

Improving the consumer experience: lessons from the design industry — Dr. Xiaobo Quan, Research Associate, the Pebble Project, Center for Health Design

Patient safety: Lessons learned from the nuclear power industry — Howard Bergendahl, President, the Bergendahl Institute, LLC

Ohio panel on patient safety: (click speaker name below for their presentation)

Discover how looking outside of health and health care settings can foster the type of integrative thinking and collaboration that leads to innovative solutions.

This one-day conference showcased innovative approaches to health-related issues that have been adopted from other industries or sectors, and that have the potential to reduce costs, improve outcomes or increase acces.