Stanford University's Dr. Kennedy doing a remote patient visit on stage at the Silicon Valley Social Innovation Summit. The demonstration of Cisco Systems telemedicine was presented by Kathy English, Cisco's Global Senior Director Healthcare & Public Sector Marketing. Dr. William Kennedy is the Chief of Pediatric Urology at the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital. #SIS12 #HIT
Gamification in HealthCare - The move to adopt video games for healthy living initiatives represents a huge innovation in how public health is tackling the lifestyle diseases that are such a burden on our healthcare system. Using games to promote healthier behaviors will help prevent health problems before they start.
Takeaways From the Harvard HealthCare Innovation Forum - To help push the national conversation about healthcare reform beyond its usual notion of innovation, Harvard Business School (HBS) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) have formed the Forum on Healthcare Innovation, a multifaceted effort to leverage the thought leadership and convening power of the two schools to create an interdisciplinary platform with influence greater than the sum of its parts.