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What is abundantly clear from the pandemic is that we can no longer rely on legacy solutions to the challenges facing healthcare institutions, whether payers, providers or professions — patients expect better.

More importantly the future will definitely not be like the past, but backsliding is quite likely as the need for change is harder than simply reverting to type.

We have always believed that the world is sufficiently complex that yesterday’s solutions are unfit for today’s and tomorrow’s challenges. The evidence today is pretty compelling.

Our focus is to help you make better and more informed decisions, whether strategic for your business, positional for your professional association, or for public policy making. The increasing use of digital technologies adds the opportunity for greater insights, new solutions as well as added complexity and potential risks.

Since the core to all business and government activity, from setting priorities to choosing how to allocate resources is about making decisions, choosing what to do next and about anticipating the future is now the core challenge for everyone.

Recent writing

Here’s a recent paper on how artificial intelligence could be used to help reduce medical errors: https://ideas.repec.org/a/for/ijafaa/y2020i58p27-35-.html

Here’s some others:

On machine learning and rare diseases:
https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/8513241

On crystal ball thinking and a critique of an article in Foreign Affairs: https://econpapers.repec.org/article/forijafaa/y_3a2021_3ai_3a62_3ap_3a47-49.htm

On learning about health care from other countries: https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0840470417697738

On medicines counterfeiting: https://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/ben/cds/2013/00000008/00000001/art00007

Don’t drown in today’s or tomorrow’s world!  Drowning Girl, Lichtenstein, 1963, MOMA collection