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Four Leadership Lessons from Healthcare’s COVID-19 Response

In healthcare, the undeniable truth is that impact is measured in outcomes. Communities thrive when health systems and their mission-oriented professionals deliver positive outcomes for both health and life. The margin for error is small, so hard-won lessons become mantras upon which we build public health programs.

December 10th, 2020|

Protecting and Empowering Our Patients & Practitioners Through Tech

America’s sustained COVID-19 case count and hospitalizations continue to create immediate and negative consequences for the health and well-being of our frontline caregivers. After seeing and hearing the stories, including in my own sphere of family and friends, I’m doubling down on this piece about the growing voice patients and practitioners will have, rather, must have in the new world of medicine.

September 17th, 2020|

COVID-19 Infects Patient & Practitioner Demands, Unsettling the Future of Hospital Operations

Prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, the healthcare industry in the United States was in the midst of an intense refocusing on patient-centered care. This evolution was defined by a number of innovations, policies, and even federal reimbursement programs that prioritized emphasis on and impact to the patient experience. It led to changes in everything from the quality of hospital food, valet parking, and room amenities to fundamentally reimagined standards of care for even mundane procedures like blood draws.

July 17th, 2020|

Covid-19 is changing the game for health care companies and investors

Even as the health care industry has stepped up with an unprecedented response to the Covid-19 pandemic, it is being undermined by a loss of revenue, splintering of its clinical workforce, and the disintegration of normal as we know it. For health-related entrepreneurs and startups, this means the rules of engagement with their stakeholders, including venture investors, are also changing. The emergence of a new abnormal will depend on several factors.

June 7th, 2020|

Protecting Our People: The Fight Against COVID-19

Next week Velano Vascular will announce the launch of a new virtual training and implementation program for hospitals currently using, or newly onboarding, PIVO as part of their coronavirus response protocol / planning. As soon as the troubling early signs of symptoms and initial diagnoses of COVID19 began in the U.S., our team started fielding calls from health systems and nursing leaders asking how Velano’s needle free blood draw and vascular access technologies could aid  in their response.

June 1st, 2020|

Amazon Applies its Playbook to Healthcare: Disruption Through Delight and…Distribution?

Amazon is the “He/She Who Shall Not Be Named” of business. Like the Harry Potter villain, captains of industry seem afraid to say the company’s name out loud for fear it might slither into their sacred space. It was cute when the company was selling books online, logical when it expanded to consumer products, even moderately eye-opening with its moves into music and movies.

November 6th, 2018|
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