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Forbes Features The Innovation Institute and Highlights Unique Business Model

Larry Myler, a contributing writer for Forbes magazine paid us a visit at our Innovation Lab in Newport Beach recently and wrote a nice feature about The Innovation Institute and its unique business model. Take a look… The Innovation Institute: A Unique Business Model For Healthcare Innovation Innovation in general has been an attractive field…

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Physician, Inventor, Innovator, Collaborator and Business Partner

Connie Bartlett, DO, is a pediatrician at St. Joseph Hospital and president of Heritage Medical Group, both in Orange, California. She has taken the time to observe what could be improved upon and she has taken action by submitting an invention idea to The Innovation Institute’s Innovation Lab in Newport Beach, California. She says that…

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How Smart Entrepreneurs Make Innovation Look Easy

Martin Zwilling, founder and CEO of Startup Professionals shares some insights on why some entreprenuers make innovation look easy. He shares Rowan Gibson’s four initiatives to breakthrough thinking and Thomas Edison’s eight-step process…. Why do a few entrepreneurs, like Steve Jobs and Elon Musk, seem to come up with all the real innovations, while the majority…

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Humor, The Best Medicine For Innovation

Research shows that humor and laughter can produce many great benefits, including: Increased creativity and innovation; Improved problem-solving ability; Increased productivity; Healthy physical changes (boost energy and immune system, diminish pain and stress). Michael Kerr, a leading authority on fostering innovative workplace cultures, says that humor helps people play with ideas, lower their internal critic,…

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The Importance of Inspiring Daily Innovation Within Hospitals

by Joe Randolph As president and CEO for The Innovation Institute, an incubator for healthcare ideas for hospital systems, I have the opportunity to meet regularly with hospital leaders. Many are dealing with significant challenges as they strive to manage rising costs while improving care. I empathize with their situation and suggest innovation as a…

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