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What One Health Care CEO Is Learning from the Pandemic – Harvard Business Review

ALBERTO PIZZOLI/Getty Images We’ve made our coronavirus coverage free for all readers. To get all of HBR’s content delivered to your inbox, sign up for the Daily Alert newsletter. Chad Spain is a family medicine physician who practices in an Intermountain Healthcare clinic in Salt Lake City, and during the pandemic, he treated a patient… Read More »

Human knee evolved in lockstep with osteoarthritis, Harvard study says

The human knee is a triumph of design. The joint, which evolved fairly rapidly from our common ancestor with the chimpanzee to accommodate bipedalism, likely contributed to our success as a species. However, as the human lifespan extended, the flaw in the design emerged: pain, in the form of osteoarthritis. In a new paper published… Read More »

Harvard experts say Massachusetts may need 1.4 million COVID tests

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. Massachusetts may ultimately need 1.4 million tests for COVID-19 and have to conduct tens of thousands a day, Harvard infectious disease… Read More »

Harvard researchers find ways to improve on soap and water

GAZETTE: So the technology involved here — the engineered water nanostructures — is a couple of years old. What’s new is the application? DEMOKRITOU: We have the tools to make these engineered nanomaterials and, in this particular case, we can take water and turn it into an engineered water nanoparticle, which carries its deadly payload, primarily… Read More »

How New Health Care Platforms Will Improve Patient Care – Harvard Business Review

Executive Summary As care becomes more centered on the patient and the number of touchpoints and data inputs increases, care teams need a “single pane” view of the entire patient journey. In response, many health systems have begun to partner with a variety of CRM platforms such as Salesforce that have developed workflows and capabilities… Read More »