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Stop What You’re Doing And Watch This: Pick of the Litter

By Shawn Nason / June 19, 2019 / Comments Off on Stop What You’re Doing And Watch This: Pick of the Litter

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Everyone loves puppies (or they should). So stop what you’re doing and watch this cuddly and cute documentary available on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime, which follows a litter of labrador retriever puppies and their training for becoming service dogs who guide the blind. Is the competition to be a guide dog as cutthroat as…

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Caring About Someone Versus Caring for Someone

By Shawn Nason / June 11, 2019 / Comments Off on Caring About Someone Versus Caring for Someone

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s an all-too-common tale in our industry: We provide care for our patients. But we stop caring about them. Instead of treating them like vulnerable individuals with thoughts and feelings, we start seeing them as numbers and quotas. It’s time to change this trend and to start treating our patients with a softer touch. Not…

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Patient Experience Symposium Wrap Up

By Shawn Nason / May 7, 2019 / Comments Off on Patient Experience Symposium Wrap Up

[vc_row][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]We just got back from PXS @ Harvard Medical School, where we shared about the power of consumer-centered design through the lens of disruption, and we left enthused about the industry’s shift toward empathy in providing and practicing health care. The symposium is a gathering of healthcare professionals, patient advocates, practitioners, educators, thought leaders,…

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Tiger Woods’ Comeback at the Masters Reveals The Importance of One Unexpected Discipline You Need to Practice

By Shawn Nason / April 30, 2019 / Comments Off on Tiger Woods’ Comeback at the Masters Reveals The Importance of One Unexpected Discipline You Need to Practice

[vc_row][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_column_text]As Tiger Woods roared victoriously on the 18th green of Augusta to celebrate his first major victory in over a decade, millions watched, enthralled. After all, they’d seen something special. It was the culmination of an epic comeback story that’ll be passed down from generation-to-generation. While few have fallen from grace quite like Woods,…

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#CES2018: Consumers Want Experiences with their Technology

By Shawn Nason / January 18, 2018 /

The Story #CES2018 has come to a close and what a week it was! With over 180,000 people, 4,500 vendors, and cutting-edge technology all around, a colleague and I walked over 50,000 steps in 3.2 million square feet of exhibits. Although we didn’t encounter any breakthrough technologies this year, we enjoyed looking for trends and…

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Together, moving mountains!

By Shawn Nason / June 9, 2016 /

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure, along with several esteemed colleagues, to host the first ever Healthways Innovation Living Lab’s PitchFest. Ten dynamic entrepreneurs were given four minutes to share their most innovative ideas around transforming health and well-being. What transpired far exceeded our expectations. At the end of the four hours, we had…

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