When you say the word “festival”, it conjures up images of crowds, tents, music and mud, so it was with some interest that we first heard about GGI’s Festival of Governance.
How can frugal innovation positively impact on the NHS?
The National Health Service (NHS) is facing unprecedented financial constraints. To deliver the staggering £22 billion of productivity improvements that it is expected to realise by 2020/21, the future challenges facing the NHS are undoubtedly both substantial and growing.
Looking for a great example of Frugal Innovation … How about Leicester City?
Every now and then, the internet churns out a new buzzword that takes the business world by storm. Recent ones include Emotional Intelligence, Millennials, Internet of Things.
What is frugal innovation?
The Indian concept of Jugaad, translated roughly as making do with what you have got or an improvised solution, emerged in an environment in which resources were scarce and people were forced to innovate, invent and imagine in order to survive. Long practiced in developing nations, it is today, recognised as an effective management technique the world over. Frugal innovation …
A Boston surgeon asks whether we have exalted longevity over a meaningful end in “Being Mortal” – A review by Divia Mattoo
“Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” by Atul Gawande, a Boston surgeon and author, explores the processes of ageing, illness and death and how our society has come to view and respond to all three.
Even when political, social, psychological and technological conditions are favorable, implementation of eHealth can be quite a challenge. In the Netherlands we have never had a Minister of Health who so vehemently supported the use of information and communication technology to improve health and health care as the current minister, Edith Schippers
Nurses frequently delay discharge due to lack of support for older people
In a new study, almost 70% of nurses across England admit they frequently delay discharging older patients because there is no support in place for them after hospital.
Speech at The House of Lords by Andrew Corbett-Nolan, Chief Executive, GGI
On Thursday the 26th of February, 2015 GGI hosted a special tea reception in the Attlee Room at the House of Lords that was generously sponsored by The Baroness Barker and saw Chief Finance Officer of Tunstall Healthcare UK, Simon Arnold discuss technology enabled care services and their role within the NHS.
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