The population of most developed countries is getting older and sicker.
We are spending more on health care than ever before.
Healthcare costs could bankrupt us.
Conventional medicine is all about science, proof, tests, research, grants, hospitals, teams, appointments and data. It’s expensive and slow.
What could the future look like?
The health innovators of tomorrow will be people at the coalface working stealthily, unencumbered by committees, associations and conventions. People who have direct experience of health problems with the insight and determination to create solutions that work. They will be experts in patient experience design.
Lean Medicine is about solving healthcare problems with creativity, intuition and insight with lean and inexpensive innovations. It is based not on disrupting the healthcare system but on changing how the people who work in it and use it feel. By harnessing the passion to solve problems and deploying strategies quickly and cheaply we can shape the future of healthcare.
The Lean Medicine blog will discuss healthcare challenges, showcase examples of Lean Medicine in action and highlight innovations that work and have changed healthcare practice and outcomes for patients.
About Moyez Jiwa
I bring experience from multiple roles- clinician, researcher, publisher, innovator and leader. What my experience has taught me is that healthcare professionals can achieve great results by focusing on what is in their immediate sphere of influence. In some of my roles, the only thing I got to choose was the colour of my tie. Despite that, it has been possible to make a significant contribution to addressing many challenges for patients and providers of healthcare. I enjoy innovating and blogging while practising the art of medicine. Subscribe to Lean Medicine and you’ll learn strategies from the experience of innovators who are shaping healthcare of the future.