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January 2013


#Socialera value comes from the outliers
Jay Deragon
The Relationship Economy
January 2013

Four key issues in innovation management
Tim Astelle and Ralph Christian Ohr
Innovation for Growth
January 2013

Four lessons in Twitter brilliance from an unexpected source
Rose McGrory
Social Media Management
January 2013

How to innovate with an executive sponsor
Maxwell Wessel
Harvard Business Review
January 2013
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Innovation mentoring strategy
Steve Todd
Innovation Excellence
January 2013

Open innovation 2.0: Innovation partnerships - The new opportunities in mass collaboration
Soren Petersen and Helmut Traitler
The Huffington Post
January 2013

Systems innovation
Geoff Mulgan and Charlie Leadbeater
Nesta
January 2013

The medium-term sustainability of organisational change in the National Health Service: A comparative case study of clinically led organisational innovations
Graham P Mart, et al.
NIHR Service Delivery and Organisation
January 2013

To increase innovation, take the sting out of failure
Doug Sundheim
Harvard Business Review
January 2013
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December 2012


A seven step program for innovating right now!
Tim Astelle
Innovation for Growth
December 2012 

Einstein’s gift for fantasy
Michael Michalko
The Creativity Post
December 2012 

How to create an innovation ecosystem
Art Markman
Harvard Business Review
December 2012
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How to deal with innovation management when you are small?
Innovation Management
December 2012

Innovation health and wealth one year on
Department of Health
December 2012

Innovators are unreasonable networkers
Jeffrey Phillips
Innovate on Purpose
December 2012

Review of burn management app created by Johns Hopkins Physician, inspired by mass casualty event
Shannon McNamara
iMedicalApps
December 2012

The seven essential characteristics of innovative companies
Jeffrey Baumgartner
Innovation Management
December 2012

The social solution to innovation challenges
Alexandra Samuel
Harvard Business Review
December 2012
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Why the future of innovation is open
Ralph-Christian Ohr
Innovation for Growth
December 2012


November 2012


Innovating for patients
Health Care Transformation in Canada
November 2012 

Innovation is about arguing, not brainstorming. here's how to argue productively
Daniel Sobol
Fast Company
November 2012

Single-incision surgery, via new robotic systems
Anne Eisenberg
New York Times
November 2012

Want innovation? Diversify thinking
Corinne Post
Diversity Executive
November 2012

Why a common language matters for innovation
Jeffrey Phillips
Innovate on Purpose
November 2012

Why bottom-up innovation matters
James Gardner
Innovator Inside
November 2012

 

October 2012


But Grandma doesn’t tweet: Why patient-centric health needs customer-centric design

Gautam Jaggi
Ernst & Young
October 2012

Innovation isn't tied to size, but to operating rules
Nilofer Merchant
Harvard Business Review
October 2012
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The new 6ps of radical innovation for large companies
Kevin McFarthing
Innovation Excellence
October 2012 

The power of observation: How companies can have more ‘aha’ moments
Ellen Isaacs
Tech News and Analysis
October 2012

Twelve guidelines for deciding shen to persist, when to quit
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Harvard Business Review
October 2012
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Why focus groups kill innovation
Gianfranco Zaccai
Co.Design
October 2012

Why innovation is about more than bright ideas
Debra Kaye and Jure Klepic
Fast Company
October 2012 

Why we need innovation to prepare for the global aging society
Mfonobong Nsehe
Forbes
October 2012

September 2012


Are you solving the right problem?
Dwayne Spradlin
Harvard Business Review
September 2012
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Match your innovation process to the results you want
Vijay Govindarajan and Mark Sebel
Harvard Business Review
September 2012
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Social media for CEOs: I’ll frame the debate – You decide
Mike Myatt
CEO.com
September 2012 

Ten rules for managing global innovation
Keeley Wilson and Yves L. Doz
Harvard Business Review
September 2012
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The new corporate garage
Scott D. Anthony
Harvard Business Review
September 2012 
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The power of defining the problem
Dwayne Spradlin
Harvard Business Review
September 2012
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The public domain: Surveillance in everyday life
Alice Marwick
Surveillance and Society
September 2012 

Too many pivots, too little passion
Daniel McGinn
Harvard Business Review
September 2012
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August 2012


Can entrepreneurs be made?

Anthony K. Tjan
Harvard Business Review
August 2012
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Current use, future trends and opportunities in public sector social media
NHS Confederation
August 2012

Digital technology essentials guide
NHS Networks
August 2012 

Framework for analysing collective action events on Twitter
Kartikeya Bajpai and Anuj Jaiswal
Proceedings of the 8th International ISCRAM Conference – Lisbon, Portugal
May 2011

How these small-time brands made it big
Catherine Kaputa
Harvard Business Review
September 2012 
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The new corporate garage
Scott D. Anthony
Harvard Business Review
September 2012
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The safety risks of innovation - The FDA's expedited drug development pathway
Thomas J. Moore
JAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
August 2012 
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July 2012


How language shapes your organization

Kevin Allen
Harvard Business Review
July 2012

Innovation and improvement in midwifery services
The Royal College of Midwives
July 2012

A cloud computing based 12-lead ECG telemedicine service
Jui-chien Hsieh and Meng-wei Hsu
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
July 2012

Medicine, morality and health care social media
Farris K. Timimi
BMC Medicine
July 2012

How to build your creative confidence
Leslie Brokaw
MIT Sloan Management Review
July 2012

Compact Voice case studies
Compact Voice
July 2012

Spotlighting innovations in health care around the world
The Commonwealth Fund
June 2012

A simple tool to facilitate shared decisions
Health Foundation
July 2012


June 2012


Lessons from Health Innovation and Education Clusters

NHS Confederation
June 2012

Please, can we all just stop "innovating"?
Bill Taylor
Harvard Business Review
June 2012

Xbox Live: How an old tech company built a social media juggernaut
Eddie Yoon
Harvard Business Review
June 2012

 

May 2012


Alive and clicking: information that benefits all

NHS Confederation
May 2012

Can Twitter predict disease outbreaks?
C St Louis and G Zorlu
British Medical Journal
May 2012
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Creating a culture of innovation - Final report of the Creating a Culture of Innovation Project
IRISS
May 2012

Information seeking for making evidence-informed decisions: a social network analysis on the staff of a public health department in Canada
Reza Yousefi-Nooraie, et al.
BMC Health Services Research
May 2012

Modeling technology innovation: How science, engineering, and industry methods can combine to generate beneficial socioeconomic impacts
Vathsala I Stone and Joseph P Lane
Implementation Science
May 2012

RCN launches new technology guides
Royal College of Nursing
May 2012

Technological approaches to improving care
K Oxtoby
British Medical Journal
May 2012
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April 2012


Celebrate innovation, no matter where it occurs

Nitin Nohria
Harvard Business Review
April 2012
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The art of exit
Laura Bunt and Charles Leadbeater
Nesta
April 2012

The making of an innovation master
Scott Anthony
Harvard Business Review
April 2012 
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Three rules for innovation teams
Harry West
Harvard Business Review
April 2012
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What doesn't motivate creativity can kill it
Teresa Amabile and Steve Kramer
Harvard Business Review
April 2012 
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March 2012


Achieving successful strategic transformation

Gerry Johnson, George S. Yip and Manuel Hensmans
MIT Sloan Management Review
March 2012
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Disrupting the Public Sector
William D. Eggers and Ruben Gonzalez
Harvard Business Review
March 2012
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Future care: Care and technology in the 21st century
Carers UK
March 2012

Innovation is a state of mind
Health Foundation
March 2012

Opening up healthcare innovation: Innovation solutions for a 21st century healthcare system
Advanced Institute of Management Research
March 2012

Use of the Internet by Italian pediatricians: habits, impact on clinical practice and expectations
Mariateresa Romano, et al.
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
March 2012


February 2012


Can austerity and innovation go hand in hand?

Health Foundation
February 2012

Medical Records - Let patients see their notes online
Brian Fisher
GP Online
February 2012 
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New project? Don't analyze - act!
Leonard Schlesinger, et al.
Harvard Business Review
March 2012
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To drive creativity, add some conformity
EllaErez Miron-Spektor
Harvard Business Review
March 2012 
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January 2012


A disciplined approach to evaluating ideas

Scott Anthony
Harvard Business Review
January 2012

Building on our inheritance: Genomic technology in healthcare
Department of Health
January 2012

Don't think different, think about different things
Art Markman
Harvard Business Review
January 2012

Studies continue to show value of telehealth technology
Adam Darkins, et al.
Telemedicine and e-Health
January 2012

To inspire innovation, get a muse
Michael Schrage
Harvard Business Review
January 2012


December 2011


Innovation Health and Wealth: Acelerating adoption and diffusion in the NHS

Department of Health
December 2011

Competition, integration and incentives: the quest for efficiency in the English NHS
Alan Garber
The Nuffield Trust
December 2011

Innovation is everyone's job
Ron Ashkenas
Harvard Business Review
December 2011 

Inventing the collaborative workspace
Adam Richardson
Harvard Business Review
December 2011

People don't need a profit motive to innovate
Eric von Hippel
Harvard Business School Publication Corp.
November 2011
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The for-benefit enterprise
Heerad Sabeti
Harvard Business Review
November 2011
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Understanding innovators' experiences of barriers and facilitators in implementation and diffusion of healthcare service innovations: a qualitative study
Julie Barnett, et al.
BMC Health Services Research
December 2011 

Use jugaad to innovate faster, cheaper, better
Navi Radjou, Jaideep Prabhu, and Simone Ahuja
Harvard Business Review
December 2011

 

November 2011


Accelerating adoption of innovation in the NHS

Department of Health
December 2011

Designing breakthrough products
Roberto Verganti
Harvard Business Review
November 2011
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Joining in the conversation - social media and mental health services
NHS Confederation
November 2011

New approaches to supporting carers’ health and well-being
Department of Health
November 2011  

Stop thinking outside the box
Dan Pallotta
Harvard Business Review
November 2011

Ten innovation myths
Scott Anthony
Harvard Business Review
November 2011
 

October 2011


A question every manager should ask (Hint: it has to do with megatrends)
Leslie Brokaw
MIT Sloan Management Review
October 2011
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Health care quality improvement: There's an App for that
Martha Hostetter
The Commonwealth Fund
October 2011

Innovation in mental health services: what are the key components of success?
Helen Brooks, David Pilgrim and Anne Rogers
Implimentation Science
October 2011  

Learn how to think different(ly)
Jeff Dyer and Hal Gregersen
Harvard Business Review
October 2011

Robots in theatre: tomorrow's world?
G. Watts
British Medical Journal
October 2011
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South East Alcohol Innovation Programme
The Centre for Public Innovation
October 2011

Steve Jobs's bicycles for the mind
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
Harvard Business Review
October 2011

September 2011


A life course approach to injury prevention: a "lens and telescope" conceptual model

Jamie Hosking, et al.
BMC Public Health
September  2011

Delusions of safety - The cyber savvy CEO
Nick C Jones, et al.
Public Sector Research Centre
September  2011

Is your company ready for open innovation?
Ulrich Lichtenthaler, Martin Hoegl and Miriam Muethel
MIT Sloan Management Review
September  2011  
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The art of piloting new initiatives
Rhoda Davidson and Bettina Büchel
MIT Sloan Management Review
September  2011  
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The case for starting a design revolution
Michael Schrage
Harvard Business Review
September  2011


August 2011


EBay's founder on innovating the business model of social change

Pierre Omidyar
Harvard Business Review
Sept/Oct  2011
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How to innovate when platforms won’t stop moving
Michael A. Cusumano, interviewed by Michael S. Hopkins
The Magazine - MIT Sloan Management Review
June 2011

Innovative companies demand innovative leaders
Jeff Dyer, Hal Gregersen, and Clayton Christensen
Harvard Business Review
August  2011

Steve Jobs and the Eureka Myth
Adrian Slywotzky
Harvard Business Review
August  2011 

Sustaining innovation in the health care workforce: A case study of community nurse consultant posts in England
Vari Drennan and Claire Goodman
BMC Health Services Research
August  2011

There IT goes again
M Cross
British Medical Journal
August  2011 
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July 2011


Keeping innovation strong when the economy is weak

Paul Nunes and Tim Breene
Harvard Business Review
July/August 2011

System reset: transforming public services through IT
Alex van Besouw
CBI
July 2011

The power of proposition innovation
Alessandro Di Fiore
Harvard Business Review
July/August 2011 

What Google's quiet failure says about its innovation health
Michael Schrage
Harvard Business Review
July/August 2011

What's your social media strategy?
H James Wilson, et al.
Harvard Business Review
July/August 2011 
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June 2011


Collaboration is a team sport, and you need to warm up

Adam Richardson
Harvard Business Review
July/August 2011

Combating four innovation lies
Scott Anthony
Harvard Business Review
July/August 2011

Innovation in healthcare team feedback
Christine Plaza, et al.
Healthcare Quarterly
June 2011 

Is your company choosing the best innovation ideas?
Markus Reitzig
The Magazine - MIT Sloan Management Review
June 2011
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Telehealth looks good - but why does it work?
Clive Henderson
Practical Commissioning
June 2011
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What really happened to Toyota?
Robert Cole
The Magazine - MIT Sloan Management Review
June 2011
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May 2011


Balancing influence between actors in healthcare decision making

Robert Kaplan and Yair Babad
BMC Health Services Research
May 2011

Health innovation transfer from south to north
Caroline Fry, et al.
RAND Corporation
May 2011

How to turn anything from adequate to amazing
Bill Taylor
Harvard Business Review
May 2011 

Studying technology use as social practice: the untapped potential of ethnography
Trisha Greenhalgh and Deborah Swinglehurst
BMC Medicine
May 2011 

Sustaining and Embedding Innovations Good Practice Guide
JISC Advance
May 2011

Why every project needs a brand (and how to create one)
Karen A. Brown, Richard Ettenson and Nancy Lea Hyer
The Magazine - MIT Sloan Management Review
May 2011


April 2011


Innovation in healthcare: Finalists reflect a wealth of potential

L Dillner
British Medical Journal
April 2011
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Necessity, not scarcity, is the mother of invention
Teresa Amabile and Steve Kramer
The Conversation - Harvard Business Review
April 2011 

Phase 1 pilot study of e-mail support for people with long term conditions using the Internet
Bryony Sheaves, et al.
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
April 2011

Problems and promises of innovation: why healthcare needs to rethink its love/hate relationship with the new
M Dixon-Woods
BMJ Quality & Safety
April 2011 

Understanding the language of innovation
H. James Wilson
Harvard Business Review
April 2011

Which idea is likely to make the biggest impact on healthcare by 2020?
S Malik
British Medical Journal
April 2011

 

March 2011


A glimpse of the future of healthcare at the seaside

P Davies
British Medical Journal
March 2011
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Developing and user-testing Decision Boxes to facilitate shared decision making in primary care - a study protocol
Anik Giguere, et al.
BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making
March 2011

Eric Whitacre's grand experiment in virtual collaboration
Anthony Tjan
Harvard Business Review
March 2011 

Implementing and sustaining change in the contemporary NHS: lessons from the Productive Ward
Policy Plus, Kings College London
March 2011

Patient safety in elderly hip fracture patients: design of a randomised controlled trial
Hanneke Merten, et al.
BMC Health Services Research
March 2011 

Social networks: their role in addressing poverty
Asif Afridi
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
March 2011

The medium-term sustainability of organisational innovations in the National Health Service
Graham Martin
Implementation Science
March 2011 

Understanding organisational development, sustainability, and diffusion of innovations within hospitals participating in a multilevel quality collaborative
Michel L A Duckers, et al.
Implementation Science
March 2011

 

February 2011


Can a big company innovate like a start-up?

Ron Ashkenas
Harvard Business Review
February 2011

Innovate like a Kindergartner
Peter Merholz
The Conversation - Harvard Business Review
February 2011 

Time for social enterprise
Social Enterprise Coalition
February 2011

Delivering your innovative ideas
Michael Schrage
Harvard Business Review
February 2011 

Great ideas call for calculated boldness
Bill Taylor
Harvard Business Review
February 2011

 

January 2011


A new pathway for the regulation and governance of health research

The Academy of Medical Sciences
January 2011

Bringing open innovation to services
Henry Chesbrough
The Magazine - MIT Sloan Management Review
December 2010 

Putting it together: How to succeed in distributed product development
Jason Amaral, Edward G. Anderson Jr. and Geoffrey G. Parker
The Magazine - MIT Sloan Management Review
December 2010

The 5 myths of innovation
Julian Birkinshaw, Cyril Bouquet and J.L. Barsoux
The Magazine - MIT Sloan Management Review
December 2010  

The good fight: How conflict can help your idea
John Kotter
Harvard Business Review
January/February 2011

 

December 2010


Strengthening primary and chronic care: State innovations to transform and link small practices

Mary Takach, et al.
The Commonwealth Fund
December 2010

Innovation's holy grail
C.K. Prahalad and R.A. Mashelkar
The Magazine - Harvard Business Review
July - August 2010
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31 Innovation questions (and answers) to kick off the New Year
Scott Anthony
Harvard Business Review
December 2010

How to make your brain more creative
Leslie Brokaw
MIT Sloan Management Review
December 2010
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Local innovations in wheelchair and seating services
Department of Health
December 2010

 

November 2010


How The Mayo Clinic invests in its next century of innovation

Uri Neren
The Conversation - Harvard Business Review
November 2010

Pushing the boundaries of social care - innovation on the frontline
Local Innovation Award Scheme
November 2010

Innovators go it alone
Ndubuisi Ekekwe
The Conversation - Harvard Business Review
November 2010

How BRIC innovators will defeat you
Michael Schrage
Harvard Business Review
November 2010

Creating the culture for innovation - A practical guide for leaders
NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement
October 2010

October 2010


Does Size Matter for Ideas?

Scott Berkun
The Conversation - Harvard Business Review
October 2010

Employee-driven innovation: extending the license to foster innovation
Peter Kesting
Management Decision
October 2010
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Organizational culture as determinant of product innovation
Julia Valencia
European Journal of Innovation Management
October 2010
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Suggestion systems in organizations: what motivates employees to submit suggestions?
Veronika Buech, et al.
European Journal of Innovation Management
October 2010
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Hungry for profit
S Arie
British Medical Journal
October 2010
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Investigating the role of social capital in innovation: sparse versus dense network
Salma Alguezaui and Raffaele Filieri
Journal of Knowledge Management
October 2010
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September 2010


Who has innovative ideas? Employees

JC Spender and Bruce Strong
Executive Adviser - MIT Sloan Management Review
September 2010 

The IT audit that boosts innovation
Steven R. Gordon and Monideepa Tarafdar
MIT Sloan Management Review
September 2010

How to save good ideas
John P Kotter interviewed by Jeff Kehoe
Harvard Business Review
October 2010 
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How sustainability fuels design innovation
Steven D Eppinger, interviewed by Michael S. Hopkins
MIT Sloan Management Review
October 2010

Building the co-creative enterprise
Venkat Ramaswamy and Francis Gouillart
Harvard Business Review
October 2010
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Improving technology and innovation uptake for future of NHS
Video - HealthexecTV
September 2010

If you want to be original, start from a different box
Peter Bregman (Blog)
Harvard Business Review
September 2010
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Kaiser Permanente's innovation on the front lines
Lew McCreary
Harvard Business Review
September 2010
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August 2010


New Technology and Health Care Costs — The Case of Robot-Assisted Surgery
Gabriel Barbash and Sherry Glied
New England Journal of Medicine
August 2010   

The IT Audit That Boosts Innovation
Steven Gordon and Monideepa Tarafdar
The Magazine - MIT Sloan Management Review
August 2010   

Exercise and Nutrition Program Helps Individuals With Serious Mental Illness Develop Healthier Lifestyles, Improve Fitness and Mental Well-Being
Monadnock Family Services
ARHQ Innovation Exchange
August 2010    

Contagion effects of national innovative capacity: Comparing structural equivalence and cohesion models
Hung-Chun Huang, et al.
Science Direct - Technological Forecasting and Social Change
2010

The development of a scale to measure consumer doubt toward new products
Maria Sääksjärvi and Kaj Morel
European Journal of Innovation Management
July 2010


July 2010


Innovative health service delivery models in low and middle income countries - what can we learn from the private sector?

Bhattacharyya et al.
Health Research, Policy and Systems
July 2010

Stop the innovation wars
V Govindarajan, C Trimble
Harvard Business Review, 2010, 88 (7/8), pp76-83
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Innovation’s holy grail
CK Prahalad, RA Mashelkar
Harvard Business Review, 2010, 88 (7/8), pp132-141
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Fostering employee innovation: leveraging your “ground level” creative capital
DR Self, D Bandow, M Schraeder
Development and Learning in Organizations, 2010, 24(4), pp17-19
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The IT audit that boosts innovation
SR Gordon, M Tarafdar
MIT Sloan Management Review, 2010, 26th June

Knowledge bank
NESTA
May 2010
This report has been published by NESTA, and looks at innovation for economic growth, better, cheaper public services, and the creative economy.

Focus on the customer experience, not the technology

S Kaplan
Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology, 2010, 9th June

 

June 2010

If you build it, they still may not come: outcomes and process of implementing a community-based integrated knowledge translation mapping innovation
SM Driedger, A Kothari, ID Graham, E Cooper, EJ Crighton, M Zahab, J Morrison, M Sawada
Implementation Science, 2010, 5:47

Pass it on! Innovative approaches to making a difference in healthcare
These articles, published by the Canadian Health Services Research Foundation (CHSRF) tell the stories of four organizations that are successfully including patients and their families in the provision of healthcare.

Evaluating innovations in the delivery and organization of endoscopy services in England and Wales
F Rapport, G Jerzembek, A Seagrove, H Hutchings, I Russell, WY Cheung, JG Williams
Qualitative Health Research, 2010, 20(7), pp922-930
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Synergizing expectation and execution for stroke communities of practice innovations
L Poissant, S Ahmed, RJ Riopelle, A Rochette, H Lefebvre, D Radcliffe-Branch
Implementation Science, 2010, 5:44

Digital innovation drives efficiency in the NHS
In this interview, published by HealthExecTV, Tristan Wilkinson, Director for Public Sector at Intel, discusses the impact of digital innovation in the NHS on cost savings and patient care, overcoming the barriers to greater uptake and the future of digital technology in the public sector.
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With a little help from our colleagues: a longitudinal study of social networks for innovation
B Kijkuit, J van den Ende
Organization Studies, 2010, 31(4), pp381-407
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The emerging market in health care innovation

McKinsey Quarterly
May 2010
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May 2010

Innovative clinical decision support tools improve patient care quality
T Minnier
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
May 2010

Block-by-blockbuster innovation
R Moss Kanter
Harvard Business Review, 2010, 8(5), pp38
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Why too much trust is death to innovation
F Bidault, A Castello
MIT Sloan Management Review, 2010, 10th May

A business plan? Or a journey to plan B?
J Mullins, R Komisar
MIT Sloan Management Review, 2010, 10th May

Place based innovation
S Maddock, B Robinson
The Whitehall Innovation Hub
February 2010

Open innovation: from marginal to mainstream

NESTA
April 2010

April 2010

Imitation  is more valuable than innovation
O Shenkar
Harvard Business Review, 2010, 88(4), pp28-29
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The secret reason your employees won’t innovate

Y Feirong, RW Woodman
Harvard Business Review, 2010, 88(4), pp26
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From the Editors’ Desk: Innovation and improvement
RL Kravitz, MD Feldman
Journal of General Internal Medicine, 2010, 25(5), pp377

Limits to the diffusion of innovation: a literature review and integrative model
J MacVaugh, F Schiavone
European Journal of Innovation Management, 2010, 13(2), pp197-221
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New methods for user driven innovation in the health care sector
Nordic Innovation Centre
September 2009

Mobile computing innovations to transform healthcare efficiency
This video looks at the cutting-edge innovations from Panasonic that are enabling hospital and community workers to perform even more tasks while mobile.
Freely available – registration required

Evidence and innovation strategy 2010-2012
Communities and Local Government
April 2010
This strategy sets out a vision for the way cutting edge and world class evidence and analysis is procured, used and delivered.

Imitation is more valuable than innovation
O Shenkar
Harvard Business Review, 2010, 88(4), pp28-29
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Best practices only get you so far
CK Prahalad
Harvard Business Review, 2010, 88(4), pp32
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When to co-create, when to go it alone
E Almirall, R Casadesus-Masanell
Harvard Business Review, 2010, 88(4), pp26
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Innovation in healthcare delivery systems: a conceptual framework
VK Omachonu, NG Einspruch
The Innovation Journal: the Public Sector Innovation Journal, 2010, 15(1), article 2

March 2010

How to think about future health care spending
VR Fuchs
New England Journal of Medicine, 2010, 10th March

The NHS Quality, Innovation, Productivity and Prevention Challenge: an introduction for clinicians
Department of Health
March 2010

Quality buckets: an innovative tool for complying with healthcare mandates
A Gryboski, JV Tilburg, J Butterick
Journal for Healthcare Quality: promoting excellence in healthcare
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Funding Eureka!

N Myhrvold
Harvard Business Review, 2010, 88(2), pp40-50
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February 2010

The implementation evaluation of primary care groups of practice: a focus on organizational identity
C Rodriguez, M Pozzebon
BMC Family Practice, 2010, 11:15

Rural health: challenges of distance, opportunities for innovation

National Health Committee – New Zealand
January 2010

Unlocking innovation: working with UK
This site is advised by Sir Tim Berners-Lee and Professor Nigel Shadbolt with a view to making public data available to encourage innovation.

Translating three states of knowledge – discovery, invention and innovation
JP Lane, JL Flagg
Implementation Science, 2010, 5:9

Are patents impeding medical care and innovation?
ER Gold, W Kaplan, J Orbinski, S Harland-Logan, S N-Marandi
PLoS Medicine, 2010, 7(1):e1000208

Leading innovation and change
K Hyrkas, K Harvey
Journal of Nursing Management, 2010, 18(1), pp1-3
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January 2010

Motivating and supporting collaboration in open innovation
M Antikainen, M Makipaa, M Ahonen
European Journal of Innovation Management, 2010, 13(1), pp100-119
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National Innovation Procurement Plan
Department of Health
December 2009

Are patents impeding medical care and innovation?
ER Gold, W Kaplan, J Orbinski, S Harland-Logan, S N-Marandi
PloS Medicine, 2010, 7(1):e1000208

Measuring sectoral innovation capability in nine areas of the UK economy: report for NESTA Innovation Index project
S Roper, C Hales, JR Bryson, J Love
NESTA
November 2009

Everyday innovation: how to enhance innovative working in employees and organizations
F Patterson, M Kerrin, G Gatto-Roissard, P Coan
NESTA
December 2009

Five competitive forces of effective leadership and innovation
C McMillan
Journal of Business Strategy, 2009, 31(1), pp11-22
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December 2009

Primary care: current innovations
J Dunrose
Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham
December 2008 (this item was written in 2008, but has only just been published).

National Innovation Procurement Plan
Department of Health
December 2009

Innovation objectives, knowledge sources, and the benefits of breadth
A Leiponen, CE Helfat
Strategic Management Journal, 2009, 31(2), pp224-236
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A UK vision for ‘patient-centric’ care forum
On 4th November, The Economist and Philips sponsored a discussion on how reform can be driven through innovation, and what needs to happen for this to become a reality. These speeches along with two panel discussions entitled “an incentive to change” and “healthcare delivery innovation” gave attendees a complex and comprehensive overview of the challenges and benefits of patient-centric care and what lies ahead for healthcare in the UK.
Freely available – registration required.

‘If we can’t do more, let’s do it differently!’: using appreciative inquiry to promote innovative ideas for better health care work environments
M-C Richer, J Ritchie, C Marchionni
Journal of Nursing Management, 2009, 17(8), pp942-946
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Therapeutic innovations, diminishing returns, and control rate preservation
DM Kent, TA Trikalinos
Journal of the American Medical Association, 2009, 302(20), pp2254-2256
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Reinvent Europe through innovation: from a knowledge society to an innovation society
D Vasconcelos, A Stenros, G Corini, R Iden, J Lamser
European Commission – Enterprise and Industry
October 2009

How a connected workforce innovates
AP Mcafee
Harvard Business Review, 2009, 87(12), pp80
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The Innovator’s DNA
JH Dyer, HB Gregersen, CM Christensen
Harvard Business Review, 2009, 87(12), pp60-67
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How open innovation can help you cope in lean times
HW Chesbrough, AR Garman
Harvard Business Review, 2009, 87(12), pp68-76
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Create three distinct career paths for innovators
G Colarelli O’Connor, A Corbett, R Pierantozzi
Harvard Business Review, 2009, 87(12), pp78-79
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Innovation: How to pick a good fight
SNA Joni, D Beyer
Harvard Business Review, 2009, 87(12), pp48-57
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Science and innovation investment framework 2004:2014: Annual Report 2009
Department for Business Innovation and Skills
November 2009

Outsourcing innovation
MA Stanko, JD Bohlmann, RJ Calantone
MIT Sloan Management Review, 2009, 30th November

November 2009

Use of information and communication technologies to support effective work practice innovation in the health sector: a multi-site study
JI Westbrook, J Braithwaite, K Gibson, R Paoloni, J Callen, A Georgiou, N Creswick, L Robertson
BMC Health Services Research, 2009, 9:201

Innovation and comparative-effectiveness research in cardiac surgery
ED Peterson
New England Journal of Medicine, 2009, 361(19), pp1897-1899
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Telehealth literature review
E Dal Grande
Canadian Society of Telehealth
October 2009

Organisational factors influencing technology adoption and assimilation in the NHS: a systematic literature review
G Robert, T Greenhalgh, F Macfarlane, R Peacock
Report for the National Institute for Health Research Service Delivery and Organisation programme
June 2009


Proof-of-concept projects proving productive
R Collier
Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2009, 2nd November

Innovative partnerships: foundation trusts embracing social enterprises
The Foundation Trust Network hosted by The NHS Confederation
15th October 2009

October 2009

Quality buckets: an innovative tool for complying with healthcare mandates
A Gryboski, J van Tilburg, J Butterick
Journal for Healthcare Quality, 2009, 31(6), pp3-7
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Balancing innovation, access, and profits – market exclusivity for biologics
AB Engelberg, AS Kesselheim, J Avorn
New England Journal of Medicine, 2009, 14th October, 361(16)

Innovation nation: speech by Lord Mandelson at the Innovate09 for Growth conference
Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
13th October 2009

Innovation networks: a strategy to transform primary health care
P Margolis, N Halfon
Journal of the American Medical Association, 2009, 302(13), pp1461-1462
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Disruption and innovation in health care
RH Brook
Journal of the American Medical Association, 2009, 302(13), pp1465-1466
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Which innovation efforts will pay?
A Kandybin
MIT Sloan Management Review, 25th September 2009
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What helps and hinders innovation?
D Tzabbar
MIT Sloan Management Review, 25th September 2009
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Focus intensely on a few great innovation ideas
G von Krogh, S Raisch
Harvard Business Review, 2009, 87(10), pp32
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SD Anthony
Harvard Business Review, 2009, 87(10), pp51-54
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September 2009

Learning and innovation in government: 43rd Report of Session 2008-09
House of Commons Public Accounts Committee
July 2009

AHRQ Health Care Innovations Exchange
The US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has developed a comprehensive program designed to accelerate the development and adoption of innovations in healthcare delivery.  The Health Care Innovations Exchange supports the Agency’s mission to improve the safety, effectiveness, patient-centeredness, timeliness, and equity of care.

Why sustainability is now the key driver of innovation
R Nidumolu, CK Prahalad, MR Rangaswami
Harvard Business Review, 2009, 87(9), pp56-64
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Innovation dynamics and organizational structures
C Ehin
KnowledgeBoard, 2nd September 2009
Author and recognized innovation dynamics authority Charles Ehin explains why knowledge workers who want to expand the innovative capacities of their organizations need to pay much closer attention to human nature.

August 2009

The new, faster face of innovation
E Brynjolfsson, M Schrage
Wall Street Journal/MIT Sloan Management Review, 2009, 17th August

The future of health care: why innovation matters today
A Darzi
British Medical Journal, 2009, 22nd July, 339:b2970
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Innovating for quality and productivity community of practice
NHS Connecting for Health has an eSpace called Innovating for quality and productivity where NHS staff can meet online to share resources and knowledge via this virtual space. Registration is required, but free. This community is about improving the quality of care that the NHS provides. Service transformation will also play a key role in this community.

From bench to bedside. What role for nurses in helping the NHS make better and quicker use of technological innovations?
Policy plus evidence, issues and opinions in healthcare, 2009, Issue 19

Appraising the value of innovation and other benefits: a short study for NICE
Professor Sir Ian Kennedy
22nd July 2009
This study was carried out to address the following questions:

  • What approach should be adopted by NICE to ensure that innovation is properly taken into account when establishing the value of new health technologies?
  • Should particular forms of value be considered more important than others?
  • How should innovation in health technologies be defined?
  • What is the relationship between innovation and value?

Using prizes to spur innovation
J Bays, T Goland, J Newsum
McKinsey Quarterly, Social Sector Practice
July 2009

July 2009

Innovation attempt: nurse practitioner-led transitional care program does not reduce readmissions during period between discharge and follow-up appointment
This Innovation Attempt on the Health Care Innovations Exchange site, has four sections:

  • Snapshot
  • What they did
  • Did it work?
  • What they learned?

There is also an Expert Commentary by Paul Plsek.

Deploying a clinical innovation in the context of actor-patient consultations in general practice: a prelude to a formal clinical trial
M Jiwa, RK McKinley, H Arnet, K Spilsbury, M Smith
BMC Medical Research Methodology, 2009, 9:54

Driving innovation through public procurement
Office of Government Commerce
2009
This guide describes the positive steps that procurers can take at the various stages of the procurement process to encourage innovation.

Will it work here? A decisionmaker’s guide to adopting innovations
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
September 2008
A free online seminar about this document is taking place on the 27th July 2009.

Toyota’s secret: the A3 report
J Shook
Sloan Management Review, 2009, June 30th
Freely available – registration required.
How Toyota solves problems, creates plans, and gets new things done while developing an organization of thinking problem-solvers.

Innovation from the inside out
E Simanis, S Hart
Sloan Management Review, 2009, June 30th
Freely available – registration required.
Nurturing a new and lasting idea doesn’t result from analyzing market data. Aspiring creators must act on what nonprofits already know.

Innovation in turbulent times
DK Rigby, K Gruver, J Allen
Harvard Business Review, 2009, 87(6), pp79-86
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Organizational learning in primary health care innovation
P Reay, A Casebeer, K Golden-Biddle, CR Hinings
Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research
30th March, 2009
This report provides an understanding of how health organizations learned to spread and institutionalize good ideas about providing primary health care services.

Rebuilding companies as communities
H Mintzberg
Harvard Business Review, 2009, 87(7), pp140-143
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June 2009

The role of trust in innovation
K Dovey
The Learning Organization, 2009, 16(4), pp311-325
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Innovation in turbulent times
DK Rigby, K Gruver, J Allen
Harvard Business Review, 2009, 87(6), pp79-86
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Use open innovation to cope in a downturn
HW Chesbrough, AR Garman
Harvard Business Review, 2009,
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Who says innovation belongs to the small?
New York Times
23rd May 2009

May 2009

National Innovation and Improvement Survey – deadline 8th June 2009
The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement has launched the first nationwide Innovation and Improvement survey specifically designed for the NHS. It offers all NHS staff an opportunity to influence the national innovation and improvement agenda and inform the programmes of work that happen at national and regional level in the NHS over the next year. The survey, which is open to all NHS staff, takes about 10 minutes to complete and is live until 8th June. Results will only be analysed at nationwide and SHA level and will not be analysed at the level of an individual NHS organisation or team. All responses will be anonymous and no individual responses will be shared. It will not be possible for anyone to identify respondents as a result of the survey. When the survey is complete, everyone who has completed the survey will have the option to view their results in comparison to the overall responses.

Nurturing good ideas
J van den Ende, B Kijkuit
Harvard Business Review, 2009, 87(4), pp24-25
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The Innovators Council: call for ideas
The purpose of the Innovators Council is to champion innovation in public services - it will be a forum for people to make suggestions for reform and challenge thinking in public service design and delivery. Have you got ideas about how people delivering public services can work better together? Have you spotted areas of duplication in public services which could be cut out? The Innovators Council is looking for ideas to make public services more efficient by building them around the needs of citizens, cutting out the waste and changing ways of working together. The Council will be meeting for the first time on 24th June and if your idea makes it onto the shortlist you will be invited to come along and take part. If your idea can be explained in a few words, you can let us know on the Public Experience website. If what you are suggesting is more complicated you can send it by e-mail or post it to Room 1.17, Admiralty Arch, Lonson SW1A 2WH.

Pseudoinnovation: the development and spread of healthcare quality improvement methodologies
K Walshe
International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 21(3), pp153-159
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Creating an innovative culture: guidance for strategic health authorities (SHAs)
A King
Department of Health, 2009

150 years of innovation in British medicine
Department of Health, 2009
Timeline of British innovation in healthcare.

Innovation that matters: how innovation is currently supported in an ageing society
Deloitte
April 2009

Sharing clinical information across care settings: the birth of an integrated assessment system
LC Gray, K Berg, BE Fries, JC Henrard, JP Hirdes, K Steel, JN Morris
BMC Health Services Research, 2009, 9:71

Making sense of the new innovation landscape
The NHS Confederation
April 2009

April 2009

Innovations in community care: from pilot project to system change
M Cohen, N Hall, J Murphy, A Priest
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, April 2009

Promoting and embedding innovation: learning from experience
I Williams, D de Silva, C Ham
NHS Midlands and University of Birmingham, 2009

Qualitative assessment of innovations in healthcare provision
F Porzsolt, AK Ghosh, RM Kaplan
BMC Health Services Research, 2009, 9:50

The Lab: innovating public services
The National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA) has created The Lab to provide the freedom, flexible capital and expertise to undertake radical experiments. It tests out new ways of finding and spreading the best ideas. It is not a physical space or an institution, but a series of practical projects, informed by research and delivered in partnership with those that run and use public services.