Category Archives: Health Information Technology

Age Friendly Cities and China’s Competition to Invent Sustainable Health

Almost 20 years ago, in my first job out of graduate school for Paul Allen, the co-founder of Microsoft, I worked on a project called “ElderSpace.” Our team of social scientists at this Silicon Valley think tank set out to … Read more >

Inspiring the U.S. Innovation Engine for Healthcare

I am on a plane returning from the annual HIMSS conference on health information technologies. As I watch the borderless states go by far below, I can see the lines and circles of our interstates and highways, which previous generations … Read more >

Waiting and Innovating for 21st Century Healthcare

I rushed home in crazy, foggy traffic Tuesday evening to see the President’s State of the Union address. I had left work hours earlier to head to a doctor’s appointment that had taken me four months of delay to get. … Read more >