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The Innovator's Prescription
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A groundbreaking prescription for health care reform-from a legendary leader in innovation Our health care system is in critical condition. Each year, fewer Americans are able to afford health care and fewer businesses are able to provide it. We need a cure, and we need it now. Lead author Clayton M. Christensen is the foremost expert in the field of disruptive innovation. In this thought-provoking book, Christensen and his coauthors, health care pioneers Jerome Grossman, MD, and Jason Hwang, MD, present a comprehensive analysis of the strategies needed to improve health care. They examine a range of symptoms and offer proven solutions. You'll learn how disruptive business models improve quality, accessibility, and affordability by changing the way hospitals and doctors work.
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Introduction CHAPTER 1: The Role of Disruptive Technology and Business Model Innovationin Making Products and Services Affordable and Accessible CHAPTER 2: The Technological Enablers of Disruption CHAPTER 3: Disrupting the Hospital Business Model CHAPTER 4: Disrupting the Business Model of the Physician's Practice CHAPTER 5: Disruptive Solutions for the Care of Chronic Disease CHAPTER 6: Integrating to Make It Happen CHAPTER 7: Disrupting the Reimbursement System CHAPTER 8: The Future of the Pharmaceutical Industry chapter 9: Future Directions for Medical Devices and Diagnostic Equipment CHAPTER 10: The Future of Medical Education CHAPTER 11: Regulatory Reform and the Disruption of Health Care Epilogue Index

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Clayton M. Christensen (Boston, MA) is one of the world's top experts on innovation and growth. He is Kim B. Clark Professor of Business Administration at the Harvard Business School. Christensen is cofounder of Innosight, a management consultancy; Rose Park Advisors, an investment firm; and the Clayton Christensen Institute, a nonprofit think tank. His bestselling books include The Innovator's Dilemma, The Innovator's Solution, and Disrupting Class. The late Jerome H. Grossman, MD was the Director of the Harvard/Kennedy School Health Care Delivery Policy Program. A nationally recognized health care policy expert and a pioneer in health informatics, his leadership spanned business and health care. He served as CEO of a major medical center, chaired the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, and cofounded four successful companies.Jason Hwang, MD (San Francisco, CA) is the cofounder and chief medical officer of Icebreaker Health (formerly PolkaDoc), a California-based health care startup transforming primary care by delivering services via smartphone app. He cofounded and was the Executive Director of Healthcare at Innosight Institute, a nonprofit social innovation think tank. Previously, Dr. Hwang was a chief resident and clinical instructor at the University of California, Irvine.

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