It's the $3.3 trillion question: how can we create a U.S. healthcare system that offers quality, patient care that is economically responsible? This is a question that people in the healthcare system have been asking for years. Tweet: Dimensional Insight Book Club: Reverse Innovation in Healthcare Researchers Vijay Govindarajan and Ravi Ramamurti think they have a solution, and it lies overseas.
According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), every 11 seconds, an older adult is being treated in the emergency room for fall-related injuries. This makes falls the leading cause of non-fatal and fatal trauma for older Americans. The number of falls is expected to increase by 2020, making it a multi-billion dollar problem.
It's the story of every successful company. You have a great product, your customers are loyal, and your sales are at an all-time high. On the outside, things seem to be moving forward and, in some cases, at alarming speeds. It's as if your company has taken on another identity, one of a self-driving machine.
Humans are born curious. We spend our lives building relationships with others, wanting to know what makes our peers act the way that they do, and why they make the choices that they make. Shouldn't companies be doing the same with their customers?
It is so easy to make a shopping list of goals that you want to achieve for the new year. At some point, we are all guilty of scribbling down "eat healthier foods," "find a new hobby," "create a new marketing plan", "solidify my branding," on our lists as if we can pick five of each and throw them into a metal cart.
The Industrial Revolution brought us inventions like The Spinning Jenny, The Power Loom, and The Bessemer Process, all to increase our society's productivity. For the modern day baker, any mixing machine will do the trick. The days of mixing batter with nothing but a spoon are over.
Every company has products or services that it sells. The challenge is how do you communicate the benefits of those products or services to a wider audience? And how do you create a "voice" for the company that is authentic and engaging?
At Dimensional Insight, our employees are our biggest strength. In fact, many of our employees have been with the company for 20, 25, even close to 30 years! However, we also have a strong roster of new talent here.
Here at Dimensional Insight, one of our vertical focuses in the United States is in healthcare. There are a lot of interesting trends and changes going on in the industry, such as the move to value-based care, the continuing challenges of interoperability (or lack thereof), and the emergence of new technologies, such as artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Kitchen Millie is home of the "two-bite" cookie. Inspiration for this sweet business found Michelle Wax, owner of Kitchen Millie, when she was searching for a sweet treat that was fresh, clean, and not the size of a dinner plate. Read the full interview..