Posts on Nov 2018

4 Ways 3-D Printing Is Transforming Healthcare

“In healthcare, [this] technology is already simplifying, expediting, and improving medicine in astounding ways, with even more impressive advancements on the horizon. Here are a few current and upcoming medical takes on 3-D printing technology, and what it could mean for the industry and its patients.” 

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HIMSS names the 2019 Most Influential Women in Health IT Award recipients

” . . . the HIMSS Women in Health IT award has annually honored women who have made waves across the industry and made major contributions to the field. In addition to their careers, many of this year’s recipients have also participated on government advisory groups, volunteered or mentored younger women in the industry.” 

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Hackers Are Not Main Cause of Health Data Breaches

“More than half of breaches were triggered by internal negligence and thus are to some extent preventable,” said study coauthor Ge Bai of the The Johns Hopkins University Business School in Washington, D.C. 


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A Better Way to Manage Costs in Medtech

“The goal of a zero-based budgeting effort is a high-performance culture with an ownership mindset. It’s the difference between going on a crash diet to shed a few pounds and committing to lifestyle changes that improve your overall health, losing weight in the process.

[And] why is it so effective? Zero-based budgeting offers leadership teams vastly improved visibility and accountability. It helps them see exactly what is being spent and who is spending it, and the day-to-day activities that generate costs.” 

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Ambidextrous Leadership

Ambidexterity – defined as the ability to exploit present conditions by optimizing the current business model’s operations while exploring opportunities to redefine that business model by taking pioneering risks – is perhaps the most essential quality for an undisruptable CEO (and the most elusive). So how can CEOs cultivate ambidexterity both in themselves and in the organizations they lead?

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