Category: Blog

10 Things Sick Care Should Learn From Chipotle

Denver-based food chain, Chipotle, has fallen on hard times. The company’s stock, which rose 16-fold between January 2009 and the summer of 2015, has been scythed by 36% since mid-October 2015, vaporizing nearly $8 billion in market capitalization. The company projects that same-store sales in the first quarter of fiscal 2016 will fall between 8% and 11% compared with… Read more »

10 Signs You’re Over-Connected

Coherence. Syzygy. Alignment. You will be hearing these words a lot in the coming year as all things Sick Care, technology and the Internet of Things converge.  But, will there come a point when we all begin to suffer from convergence toxicity? Here are some of the symptoms:– See more at:

How to Survive the Coming Collision Between Tech and Healthcare

Soon you will be able to buy a discount ticket to go to a package of four big industrial shows: The Consumer Electronics Show, The International Auto Show, The Home Builder’s Show, and the Wearable Technology Show. They all seem to be about the same thing—embedding sensors and monitoring things. Auto companies are buying AI, robotics, and… Read more »

Want to Save Thousands in Your Startup Budget? Get a Library Card

Co-working spaces are sprouting up in almost every innovation district in the country. In my neck of the woods, Denver, there are so many they have created a consortium. Sure, they offer 24/7 beer on tap and lots of coffee, but is the price tag – which can vary from /month for limited access to hundreds… Read more »

Is It Time to Re-Think How We Label Medical Professionals?

There has been a lot of chatter about who should be called what in the changing world of Sick Care. This is more than just parsing words, since words have meaning and create an emotional response. Roles have changed for all Sick Care stakeholders, and consequently, so have what we call them. – See more at:

10 Bumps Along the Road to Digital Health Innovation

Digital health describes the use of information and communications technologies to reduce Sick Care or healthcare costs and to improve the quality of outcomes and population health as well as enhance the doctor and patient experience.  – See more at:

The Big Fix: How to Get Patients and Doctors to Change

Dr Smith recently received some guidelines on the treatment of high blood pressure. – See more at:

10 Ways to Channel Your Creativity in Medicine

Most doctors are admitted to medical school not because they are creative. While things are gradually changing, for the most part they are chosen because they perform well on standardized tests and are smart enough to check off a bunch of experiential boxes that they think admission committee – See more at:

How to Find Money for Your Idea

The most frequently asked question most inexperienced physician entrepreneurs ask is, “How do I find investors?” Obviously, there is a lot of advice on this subject, but here are some recurrent themes concerning the strategy and tactics involved: – See more at:

The Medical Practice Entrepreneur’s New Year’s Resolutions

Surthriving in medical practice means practicing Othercare. One element is to be sensitive to rapid change in the environment and adapt. PwC has saved you trouble and outlined the future. Here are some ways to respond:– See more at: