Edutopia – Designers Agreement

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 I like this. It’s called the Designer’s Agreement and I discovered it on a website called Edutopia that is sponsored by the George Lucus Educational Foundation. It includes information and great videos about applying design thinking to education improvement. Thanks to Sandy Speicher, Education Lead at IDEO for sharing the link. Designer’s Agreement 1. Everybody is a designer. We think of […]

Reno EMS Authority Wins CMS Innovation Grant

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Yesterday was an exciting day for the Reno EMS Authority (REMSA) in Reno, NV. A press conference was held by the leadership to formally announce they were awarded a Health Care Innovation Award for $9.9 million from the Centers for Medicare and Medicad Services (CMS). As part of President Obama’s focus on health care reform […]

HRET Hospital Engagement Network – Orlando, FL

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July 11-12, 2012 I had the pleasure of joining my Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) colleagues in the hotel above the Orlando Airport (MCO) for Wave 1 of the Hospital Engagement Network; a program led by the Health Research & Educational Trust (HRET), an affiliate of the American Hospital Association (AHA) through an award by the […]