Increasing complexities, rising costs, and general inertia pose obstacles to innovation in today’s healthcare system. One study found that it takes 15 years, on average, for a major life-saving discovery to become a standard of care across the nation. Innovative healthcare organizations will want to find ways to improve that timeline, with sufficient research and without compromising on quality and safety.
Premier's chief operating officer, Michael Alkire, recently highlighted four key steps to help foster healthcare innovation. Read the full article.