Healthcare Needs Hackers

The Hacker Ethic fascinates me. I love how hackers … just do. And I think healthcare organizations could use more individuals with hacker mindsets. This is my attempt at classifying that mindset in the healthcare setting. With apologies to those it offends. 

Healthcare Needs Hackers

Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything — all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. Remembering that you are going to die is the best way I know to avoid the trap of thinking you have something to lose. You are already naked. There is no reason not to follow your heart.

The rapid prototyping of business


The challenge here is cultural and generational- companies and organizations used to working with old school processes and systems are going to have to find a way to adapt to this new world. Just because their core business might not even be in the internet space doesn’t mean they aren’t going to be significantly impacted by it, or be able to take advantage of it.

The rapid prototyping of business