Growing up, Paula John didn’t feel her voice counted, motivating her to give her children a different experience by listening to them closely. She expected the same consideration from her Houston community health agency. When its services fell short, her harsh feedback became a catalyst for change. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
Faith Mitchell of Grantmakers In Health, Dr. Robert Ross of The California Endowment, and Nick Tilsen of the Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation talk about how their organizations are addressing health gaps among different communities.
Stanford business professor Jennifer Aaker discusses how social media can do more than just provide entertainment—it can also prolong or save lives.
Eric Dishman, director of health innovation at Intel, asserts that mobile technologies can create sustainable healthcare for all.
Michele Barry, Director of Global Health Programs in Medicine at Stanford leads a distinguished group of global health professionals who have created innovative programs to benefit their respective countries’ health services.
Using simulation and systems engineering to improve outcomes and address the ballooning cost of healthcare.
Using workflow automation and tracking solutions to address the needs of the acute care hospital marketplace.
Harvard business professor Leslie John reports on studies providing financial and social incentives to get people to lose weight.
In this audio interview, Sheela Sethuraman talks with Laura Stachel and Hal Aronson, co-founders of WE CARE Solar, about their effort to combat this issue worldwide. WE CARE stands for Women’s Emergency Communication and Reliable Electricity.
Focusing on unmet needs, healthcare entrepreneurs provide their in-the-trenches perspectives on advancing medical technologies. Working to extend and enhance lives.