The Prognosis for Participatory Care

As “The Innovator’s Partner,” we embrace new ideas and the big impact they can have in addressing disease and improving health. We are passionately enthusiastic about the role we and our clients can play in enhancing each patient’s journey, care, and outcomes. But what do health care providers—in whose hands the fate of many of these new tools and treatments rest—think about all this innovation? Do they get as excited as we do? For some, the answer appears to be, “Not so much.” Significant numbers of docs are in fact reluctant to embrace new diagnostic methods and tools, slow to adopt electronic health...

Three Big Ideas for Extreme Productivity

Recently, author Robert C. Pozen—Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution—spoke at the FKH offices as part of our Great Authors Great Speakers series. His book, Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours has many valuable lessons and key points that may be particularly interesting and useful for innovators and entrepreneurs, including: how to be as productive as possible; tips to develop personal skills like reading, writing, and speaking; advice on the best ways to manage your team and your boss; and overall recommendations on pursuing and living a productive life at...