Tag Archives: innovation

“Innovation Through Collaboration”

By Linda Albrition, Lead Continuous ProcessImprovement Analyst, Navy Medicine West The traditional view of “healthcare innovation” often focuses on financial returns like new medical devices or latest drug therapies. Navy Medicine is shifting this focus to value-based gains that measure not only the safety and quality of patient care, but the convenience and experience of that care.  By leveraging Continuous …

Read More »

Thinking Outside the Clinic: Researching Novel Approaches to Improving Psychological Health

By: Cindy Thomsen, Ph.D., Health and Behavioral Sciences Department Head, Naval Health Research Center When it comes to finding new ways to treat familiar illnesses and injuries, military medicine has always been on the frontline of the fight. This holds true whether the illness or injury is physical or psychological. Navy Medicine researchers are leading the charge to think beyond …

Read More »

Disrupt or be Disrupted

  by  Cmdr. Hassan Tetteh, Lead, Futures and Innovation, Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Disruption is about experience. I went back to my undergrad as visiting alumni recently and recognized immediately much had changed from my own experience in the early 1990s. Many students talked with me and shared their views about the way campus life had changed and how …

Read More »

A Message from the Navy Surgeon General: Innovation in Navy Medicine

  Innovation in Navy Medicine Our mission is to provide the best possible care that our nation can offer to the men and women who, like us, have sacrificed to defend our freedom. That’s a trust which we honor every day across Navy Medicine and a commitment we make to America’s families. One way we do that is through innovation, …

Read More »

Innovation Spotlight: Making the Connection in Navy Medicine

Navy Medicine is at the forefront of innovation in the Navy. Our people are practicing medicine and providing health care in some of the most austere environments in the world. As a result, we are committed to fostering a culture of innovation to ensure the health and readiness of every Sailor, and Marine. To ensure a culture of innovation, we …

Read More »