Giving Compass' Take:

• Indu Subaiya, executive vice president of Health 2.0, compiles a list of insights that she thinks will help health care organizations bring about strategic innovation.

• How can donors support health organizations' innovation? What are the needs of these organizations?

Learn more about the role of online systems in health innovation. 

You could say that Indu Subaiya, MD, MBA, operates at the leading edge of healthcare innovation. In her job as executive vice president of Health 2.0, a conference and media company she co-founded, she is exposed to emerging technologies, solutions, and the leaders of companies who are seeking to transform the healthcare system.

I caught up with Subaiya at HIMSS19, and spoke with her about the impact of innovation on healthcare systems. She shared six wide-ranging insights that will help healthcare organizations hone their approach to innovation.

  1. Develop a strategic approach to innovation 
  2. Pay attention to needs where outside innovators are filling gaps
  3. Keep an eye on nontraditional players who may gain future power
  4. Accelerate growth and adoption of virtual care
  5. Employ Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) 
  6. Use storytelling as a means of innovation

Read the full article about health care innovation by Mandy Roth at HealthLeaders Media