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Impact of Crowdsourcing in the Healthcare Industry

Impact of Crowdsourcing on the Healthcare Industry

Though crowdsourcing has recently gained popularity in many industries across the world, it’s not necessarily intuitive for it to be part of healthcare. However, crowdsourcing has begun to have a notable impact in the health sphere, such as in patient diagnosis, engagement, and more. To start, let’s understand and differentiate crowdsourcing from outsourcing. Crowdsourcing vs. … Continued

Five Questions that Spur Innovation in the Workplace

Questions that Spur Innovation

A smart look at hard data can yield brilliant innovation. Any type of innovation can be traced back to a simple question of some sort. More often than not, that question boils down to “Why?” But just like “coffee” describes a host of different flavors, colors, and styles, it’s how, precisely, you ask “why?” that … Continued

The State of Innovation in Healthcare

Innovation in Healthcare

In a recent survey, researchers found that seventy-five percent of hospital executives at a location with 400 or more beds are planning to build an innovation center. According to Gartner, innovation centers can serve many purposes, including building cultural innovation norms in the workplace, providing workspaces for strategic goals, and beyond. But when I read … Continued

The Metrics of Public Sector Innovation

Public Sector

Last month, leaders in public sector innovation gathered to discuss ways of crowdsourcing new solutions to longstanding problems at IdeaScale’s Open Nation DC. In advance of the event, we asked registrants to select the topics that they were most interested in learning about and remarkably the topic selected most often was “innovation metrics and ROI.” … Continued