@Farzad_ONC talks with:
Innovators engaging in Health Care are often those that have had a personal experience with the Health Care system and realize the it is completely nuts!
Paul McGann -
HHS Partnership for Patients : http://www.healthcare.gov/compare/partnership-for-patients/join/index.html
Reduce patient harm through Hospital Acquired Infections by 40% to Save 1.8B and 60,000 lives
The Patient Stories are the most powerful lever in driving change.
In Transitions - Affordable Care: c.3025 and c.3026 are the carrot and stick in the legislation.
First time that Medicare has not dictated HOW to deliver care.
Community-based applications. No price dictated by Medicare. The requirement is to achieve the 0 day readmission goal.
Susan Dentzer - Health Affairs
The Leading journal on Health Policy
taking a new approach: Interested in interesting stories. Something that addresses a broadly perceived need.
You can submit a story via their website:
How can we save 1M lives lost unnecessarily each year.
Jean Luc Neptune - Health 2.0
Talk to people outside the industry.
Bring people from outside the industry with their skills involved in Health Care.
Healthcare is a $2T Industry that is undergoing transformation in ways that no one knows.
How do we do Fierce Innovation on an industry that bites back
Insuring Safe Transitions from Hospital to Home. $40,000 in prizes.