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Innovations in health care policies and programs

 

A Model of Health

In Nepal, a US-based nonprofit is partnering with the national government to deliver full-service medical care in remote areas.

 
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The Reciprocity Advantage: A New Way to Partner for Innovation and Growth

The Reciprocity Advantage: A New Way to Partner for Innovation and Growth offers lessons on using the competitive advantage of reciprocity to capitalize on partnerships and anticipate future disruptions.

By Bob Johansen & Karl Ronn | Sep. 24, 2014
 
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Greening Health Care: How Hospitals Can Heal the Planet

A new book looks at the mix of leadership, strategy, coordination, and evidence leaders need to transform the US health sector.

By Kathy Gerwig | Sep. 15, 2014
 

Built WELL

Taking a lead from LEED certification, a new standard aims to promote healthy construction of homes, offices, and other structures.

 
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The Gift of Life

Papua province is the epicenter for HIV/AIDS in Indonesia, the world's fourth largest country.

 

Meeting the Challenges of Global Health

In bringing health care to the developing world, innovators can benefit from lessons others learned the hard way. Includes magazine extras.

 

Guiding Health Innovation

Supplement to the article “Meeting the Challenges of Global Health.”

By SSIR Editors | Feb. 19, 2014
 
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Women at the Wheel

In Mozambique, an effort to train women as ambulance drivers enhances public safety and fosters opportunity.

 
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Making a Healthy Exit

In places like rural Guatemala, the quest to sustain a vital social enterprise often depends on finding the right private-sector partner.

 

An Rx for Surplus Meds

The Dispensary of Hope is distributing unused pharmaceuticals to patients who need them.