Considerations for Provider Funds: External Management Options (Part 2 of 2)

by Healthbox08-13-2018

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Considerations for Provider Funds: External Management Options (Part 2 of 2)
In Part I of our series on strategic venture programs we explored some of the reasons behind health systems’ recent interest in venture activities, reasons to create a venture program, and considerations for choosing between internal and external fund management teams. In Part II, we examine two options available should you choose to partner with a third-party fund manager: traditional multi-LP funds and Collaborative Investment Vehicles.
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Build as a Last Resort

by Healthbox08-08-2018

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Build as a Last Resort
When working with organizations aiming to produce innovation, our team relentlessly advises our partners to “build as a last resort.” At face value, this advice may seem counterintuitive; however, we aren’t saying organizations shouldn’t build products to take to market. Rather, before setting out on the path to do so, they should think long and hard about how their internal solutions will compete in “the wild” with existing products.
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Technologists at the Healthcare Gate: The Rise of Innovation Collaborations

by Matty Francis07-16-2018

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Technologists at the Healthcare Gate: The Rise of Innovation Collaborations
Healthcare executive inboxes across the country are filled with newsletters highlighting articles that cry, “Apple, Google, and Amazon are coming for your physicians and patients!” Between the attractive growth opportunity offered by the massive $3.3 trillion US healthcare market, and the aging technology infrastructure, tech companies are eagerly making plans to solve the persisting problems in healthcare. Incumbent healthcare executives have every right to be nervous.
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Considerations for Provider Funds: External Management Options

by Healthbox07-10-2018

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Considerations for Provider Funds: External Management Options
In Part I of our series on strategic venture programs we explored some of the reasons behind health systems’ recent interest in venture activities, reasons to create a venture program, and considerations for choosing between internal and external fund management teams. In Part II, we examine two options available should you choose to partner with a third-party fund manager: traditional multi-LP funds and Collaborative Investment Vehicles.
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Challenging the Status Quo of Social Determinants

by Healthbox06-12-2018

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Challenging the Status Quo of Social Determinants
Healthbox Forum events bring together healthcare leaders and innovators in a small group setting to explore important industry topics and to think creatively about how to implement actionable change. This May, we invited a group of stakeholders from across the industry to examine the influence of social determinants on individual and community health and the opportunity for healthcare organizations to improve health outcomes and reduce the costs of care. We are excited to share insights from the Healthbox Social Determinants Forum to spur more discussion across the innovation community.
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HIMSS18 Conference Recap

by Healthbox03-14-2018

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HIMSS18 Conference Recap
Healthbox was thrilled to attend and participate in HIMSS18 as the newest member of the HIMSS family. Our team attended educational sessions, walked the exhibit floors, and took part in the many networking events and socials across the conference week.
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Innovation Should Be Simple

by Matty Francis02-12-2018

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Innovation Should Be Simple
Technology has driven tremendous cost and productivity improvements in a number of other industries, so why not healthcare?
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8 Digital Health Resolutions for Providers in 2018

by Justin Gernot01-09-2018

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8 Digital Health Resolutions for Providers in 2018
New Year's Resolutions can be challenging, but getting serious about digital health in 2018 can pay serious dividends. Healthbox shares 8 digital health resolutions for providers to kick off the new year.
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Innovating Behavioral Change in Healthcare

by Jessica Baker 12-04-2017

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Innovating Behavioral Change in Healthcare
Healthbox Forum events bring together healthcare leaders and innovators in a small group setting to explore important industry topics and to think creatively about how to implement actionable change. This November, we invited a group of stakeholders from across the industry to explore innovating behavioral change in healthcare. Building off this momentum, we are excited to share insights from the Healthbox Forum to spur more discussion across the innovation community.
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Beyond the Buzzwords: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Healthcare (Part 2 of 2)

by Leland Brewster11-15-2017

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Beyond the Buzzwords: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Healthcare (Part 2 of 2)
Having looked at the history of AI and machine learning, as well as some of the strategies employed by today’s data scientists, in the first part of this article, we’ll now explore how three companies are using these techniques to transform the healthcare industry.
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The Opportunity for Digital Health to Reduce Burnout and Restore the Joy in Practice for Doctors and Nurses

by Shanna Kirshenblatt 10-04-2017

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The Opportunity for Digital Health to Reduce Burnout and Restore the Joy in Practice for Doctors and Nurses
It is not a one size fits all to restore joy in practice and improve the provider experience. Determining the optimal digital health solution and measuring success or ROI will be role, specialty, and patient population specific.
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Beyond the Buzzwords: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Healthcare

by Leland Brewster09-06-2017

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Beyond the Buzzwords: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning in Healthcare
Machine learning and, by extension, applied AI is transforming a growing number of industries at an accelerating pace. In this month's article, part one of two, Healthbox goes beyond the buzzwords to provide an understanding of the statistical techniques reshaping the practice of medicine.
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The Intermountain Foundry Helped Propel a Home-Grown Physical Therapy Tech Solution Toward Success

by Healthbox08-24-2017

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The Intermountain Foundry Helped Propel a Home-Grown Physical Therapy Tech Solution Toward Success
Intermountain Healthcare shares the story of Intermountain ROMS®, a project that was accelerated through the Intermountain Foundry in collaboration with Healthbox.
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Producing a Successful Internal Innovation Program for Your Organization

by Lisa Bower08-07-2017

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Producing a Successful Internal Innovation Program for Your Organization
As the healthcare industry faces unprecedented challenges to improve quality and access to care and lower costs, there is a widespread need for ingenuity and the adoption of new solutions. Developing internal innovation programs that engage employees can provide a unique competitive edge.
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Trends in Consumer Behavioral Health Apps

by Emily Wengel07-11-2017

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Trends in Consumer Behavioral Health Apps
Headspace raised $37M less than two weeks ago. Other direct to consumer (DTC) behavioral health apps have also raised hefty sums of cash over the past few years, such as Talkspace, Joyable, Ginger.io, and Lumos Labs.
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Digital Health Strategies to Overcome Gaps in Care for Behavioral Health

by Emily Wengel07-11-2017

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Digital Health Strategies to Overcome Gaps in Care for Behavioral Health
Behavioral health is increasingly getting the attention it deserves due to recent legislation and declining stigma, although challenges still exist. Why is behavioral health a topic payors and providers should pay attention to?
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Envisioning How FDA Could Shake Up Digital Health

by Leland Brewster06-26-2017

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Envisioning How FDA Could Shake Up Digital Health
Healthbox envisions how the FDA announcement could shake up digital health.
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Strategies That Can Get Startups from Pilot to Scale

by Chuck Feerick04-10-2017

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Strategies That Can Get Startups from Pilot to Scale
Getting a pilot is hard. Going from that pilot to a full-scale implementation is even harder. With the abundance of new and promising technologies and solutions coming to bear in the digital health space, healthcare systems and organizations are becoming more refined in terms of what types of innovation they want to embrace. From the outlook of the entrepreneur, this means that not only does it remain difficult to get a first pilot, but also increasingly challenging to take that successful pilot to scale throughout a system. Yet there are certain tried and true tactics and means to increase the likelihood of adoption.
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