IBM’s Watson and the Triple AIM
Oct27

IBM’s Watson and the Triple AIM

I recently attended Simpler Consulting’s 11th Annual North America CEO Symposium. Like much of healthcare, Simpler has been a player in a serial process of mergers and acquisitions. Two years ago, Simpler and JWA, another Lean consultancy were acquired by Truven Health Analytics, not very long after Truven had spun off of Thomson Reuters. Within the last year IBM Watson Heath, a new company created by IBM over the last two years,...

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Dartmouth and Iora Health, Partners in Innovation
Aug30

Dartmouth and Iora Health, Partners in Innovation

I recently accompanied Dr. Rushika Fernandopulle on a visit to the Iora practice site in Hanover, New Hampshire which was created in partnership with Dartmouth College, King Arthur Flour (an employee owned company) , and the New England Carpenters Health Benefits Fund. The Hanover site opened in March 2012, a little over a year after the New Yorker article by Atul Gawande that introduced so many of us to Dr. Fernandopulle. I have been...

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