Each month, What’s Next Health talks with leading thinkers like Daniel Kraft, BJ Fogg, danah boyd, and Sal Khan to inspire us all to think big about the future of health and health care.
Leading Thinkers Explore Big Questions
Jay Parkinson, co-founder of Sherpaa, talks about designing a more beautiful health care experience for patients and doctors.
BJ Fogg, director of the Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab, shares his model for behavior change and how aligning motivation, ability and triggers can lead to healthy habits.Learn more
Jessica Green, founding director of the BioBE (Biology and the Built Environment Center), explores how good germs might lead to healthier buildings and healthier lives.
Sal Khan, visionary founder of Khan Academy, talks about huge shifts in learning and knowledge sharing and what they mean for health and health care.
How is the internet shaping our friendships, networks and how we get information? danah boyd—social scientist and high priestess of internet friendship—explores conundrums of a networked society and what this all means for health.Read more
- Keith Wailoo, vice dean, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University, on:
A Historian Looks Ahead.
- Randy Jirtle, senior scientist, University of Bedfordshire, University of Wisconsin-Madison McArdle Laboratory, on: Epigenetics: Are You What Your Grandmother Ate for Breakfast?
- Sheena Iyengar, inaugural S.T. Lee professor of Business, Columbia Business School, on: The Art of Choosing
- Nate Garvis, founder, author, Naked Civics, on: Creating Cuture.
- Jose Gomez-Marquez, Little Devices @ MIT, on: Want More Innovation in Health Care? Do It Yourself
Team members, grantees, and guests discuss breakthrough ideas that will allow us to move toward solving challenges in health care.
Building a unique databank that will enable groundbreaking studies of genetic, environmental, and social determinants of common disease.
Highlights from the Foundation's many stories and articles, enterprise-wide.
We know that patients with easy access to their doctors’ notes feel more in control of their care and better understand their medical issues...
On April 9, NCQA announced a new approach to measuring quality that aims to reduce patients’ risk of heart disease and stroke. David Eddy of...
John Lumpkin on Project ECHO and Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers: Recipients of HHS’s Health Care Innovation Award grants.
A new report issued by the CDC shows rates of infection with C. diff are at historic highs and must be curtailed.
Deborah Bae and Jane Issacs Lowe discuss the Stanford Social Innovation Review’s “Realigning Health with Care.”
Building strengths to improve well-being and protect against illness.
Jan Walker and Suzanne Leveille of OpenNotes discuss the nurse’s perspective on how we can best use shared visit notes to empower patients t...
A force multiplier: Spreading medical knowledge, expanding health care capacity.
In partnership with the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies & Therapeutic Encounter, this seminar series will explore the placebo effect...