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IHSIP Senior Fellow Dr. Rhoda Au Briefs Congress on Precision Brain Health

April 16th, 2019in News

On March 19, IHSIP Senior Fellow Dr. Rhoda Au participated in a Congressional Briefing on accelerating Alzheimer’s research. Along with colleagues from the University of Toronto and the Physician’s Committee of Responsible Medicine, Dr. Au discussed the vital need for financial support of innovative, human-based research. Since 99.6% of Alzheimer’s drugs... More

IHSIP Hosts National Defense University Visiting Delegation

April 1st, 2019

On March 14th, IHSIP was proud to welcome members of the National Defense University (NDU) to our offices for an intensive on the forces shaping modern healthcare. The program featured presentations by IHSIP leadership Dr. Jonathan Woodson, Dr. Jayakanth “JK” Srinivasan, and Dr. Rena Conti. The daylong event explored the complicated, More

Join us for the 2019 Digital Health Initiative Roundtable Event

March 22nd, 2019in News

Please join the Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy (IHSIP) and the Hariri Institute for Computing for a discussion about the current Digital Health Initiative (DHI) research proposal call. The event will include a briefing on the current proposal call, presentations from past DHI award recipients, and a unique... More

Digital Health Initiative Opens Spring 2019 Call for Admissions

March 11th, 2019in News

We are pleased to announce the Digital Health Initiative’s (DHI) latest call for applications. This program, a partnership between the Institute for Health System Innovation and Policy and the Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science & Engineering, funds transdisciplinary research that seeks novel digital solutions to modern... More

Antibiotic Resistance and One Health in Africa: Challenges and Solutions

February 27th, 2019

A SIDR Speaker Series event with Dr. Sabiha Yusuf Essack  On behalf of Professor Kevin Outterson, the Institute for Health System Innovation & Policy (IHSIP) invites you to the March 2019 SIDR Speaker Series event, "Antibiotic Resistance and One Health in Africa: Challenges and Solution" featuring Dr. Sabiha Yusuf Essack. About Sabiha... More

Social Determinants of Health: Leveraging Root Cause, Intersections, Interventions

February 22nd, 2019

March 2019’s Nexus Series event, with Dr. Thea James On Wednesday, March 27, Dr. Thea James presented her work with the Boston Medical Center to create innovative, upstream solutions to health disparities. The full talk and discussion are available below.   Speaker Thea James, MD, is Vice President of Mission and Associate Chief Medical Officer... More

Health Systems Innovation: Making it Happen

February 12th, 2019in Nexus

Nexus Series Round Table - Moderated by Prof. Jayakanth Srinivasan Moderator Jayakanth “JK” Srinivasan, PhD is a Research Associate Professor at Boston University’s Questrom School of Business, and a Fellow at the Institute for Health System Innovation and Policy. Prior to joining BU, he led a research team at MIT working with... More

How the U.S. Military Has Minimized Racial Health Care Disparities

February 7th, 2019in News

Report From Penn's 2019 Martin Luther King Health Equity Symposium By Hoag Levins Originally published by the LDI Health Economist Jonathan Woodson, MD (above), the former top medical official in the U.S. Department of Defense, was the keynote speaker at the 2019 Martin Luther King, Jr., Health Equity Symposium presented by the University... More

On Clinical Care and Software

January 18th, 2019in Blog, News

Bringing Advanced Analytics to Surgery By Jacob Nudel, MD In my day job taking care of surgical patients, I am often struck by the extent to which the software we use in the hospital lags behind the software we use in other aspects of our lives. Technology companies use advanced analytics to... More