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.
How can we motivate people to make healthier decisions? This series of experiments applies the principals of behavioral economics to better ...
A force multiplier: Spreading medical knowledge, expanding health care capacity.
Building strengths to improve well-being and protect against illness.
This fall, RWJF held its first ever Pitch Day event with the goal of discovering visionary ideas from a variety of thinkers.
Eight Innovative Ideas to Influence Health Behavior
Supporting the development of cutting-edge games and game technologies to improve health and health care.
In partnership with the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies & Therapeutic Encounter, this seminar series will explore the placebo effect...
Enabling patients to see their doctors' visit notes is a simple idea that can transform the way patients engage with their health.
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...
One of the Pioneer Pitch Day finalists, a team from MedStar Health, wants to use social networks to improve patient safety.
If all healthy food and drinks sold in a hospital cafeteria were labeled green, and all unhealthy items had red labels, would people make he...