In your Healey text, Principles of Healthcare Leadership, read: Chapter 4, “Creativity and Innovation in Healthcare,” pages 63–81, and Chapter 5, “Healthcare Entrepreneurship,” pages 83–103. And in your Niles text, Basics of the U.S. Health Care System (3rd ed.), read: In Chapter 14, “Analysis of the U.S. Healthcare System,” pages 373–377.
Use the Internet to explore these resources for information related to medical innovation. You will use information from these Web sites to answer the discussions for this week ONLY:
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Medicine. (n.d.). National Institutes of Health (NIH). U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Retrieved from https://nccih.nih.gov/
The Medical Futurist – Follow futurist Mesko Bertalan on Facebook or Twitter; peruse the Web site and sign up for an e-newsletter, or watch YouTube.com videos.
Futurism – A Web site dedicated to sharing the latest in scientific discoveries. Sign up for the email newsletter. Use the site content for research. Follow Hashem Al-Ghaili, founder of Futurism.com, on Facebook and YouTube.com.
Digital Health Today – Join the Digital Health Community for email updates, follow on Facebook, subscribe to podcasts, or listen to podcasts on the Web site for use in your studies.
Joe Flower – A healthcare analyst and futurist you can follow on Facebook or Twitter, with a blog and articles linked on the Web site. You can also read his books or watch YouTube.com presentations.
1. Creative Innovation in Employees/Health Entrepreneurship-Fostering creativity in yourself as a manager and in your staff are vital for success in today’s workplace environment. Innovation-based creativity is emerging as individuals identify needs and act on them as entrepreneurs in the U.S. healthcare system. Explore the concepts of creativity and innovation in your discussion and include the following in your main post:
-State your understanding of the role of the healthcare manager in successfully developing and fostering creativity and innovation in employees, and in developing a supportive organizational culture.
-Share a personal experience in your career as a leader or employee, related to these concepts.
-Briefly explain why entrepreneurship has emerged as a way to solve challenges in the healthcare delivery system.
-Choose one of the seven windows of opportunity for entrepreneurs in transforming the healthcare delivery system (see Healey, pages 86–87). Research and share an example of a current innovation or future idea related to this window.
In your Niles text, Basics of the U.S. Health Care System (3rd ed.), read: Chapter 10, “Information Technology Impact on Health Care,” pages 251–263. And Use your coursepack, Foundations and Future of Health Care Delivery Management, to read: Chapter 13, “A Data-Driven Approach,” pages 301–306. Use the following websites to answer the below questions only
Clack, L., Houser, S., Kadlec, L., Mikaelian, R., Tabisula, B., & Zeglen, M. (2017). Data analytics and informatics are two separate disciplines (and why this matters to HIM). Journal of AHIMA, 88(10), 20–24
Big Data Technologies in Healthcare: Needs, Opportunities, and Challenges [PDF]. (2016, Dec. 21). TF7 Healthcare Subgroup. Big Data Value Association. Retrieved from http://www.bdva.eu/sites/default/files/Big%20Data%…
2. Data in Healthcare Delivery
Reflect on your personal experiences, in your career and as a consumer, related to changes and outcomes in the use of electronic data in the healthcare delivery system. Choose an example from subscribed resources The Wall Street Journal, The Medical Futurist, Futurism, Digital Health Today, Joe Flower from unit 1 of an application, initiative, or program related to the use of electronic data in the sector of the healthcare system you currently work in or plan to work in. In your main post:
-Share a personal experience related to electronic data in the healthcare system, discussing the pros or cons of using electronic data.
-Describe your chosen example of an application, initiative or program related to the use of electronic data in the sector of the healthcare system you work in or plan to work in.
-Relate important and relevant aspects of change management roles and responsibilities to both your experience and example.