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Poet, singer, and educator, Yolanda Wisher masterfully alchemizes the beauty of people and place into poetry, connectivity, and story. Lending her voice and vision to BIF, she'll be leading one of our first immersive explorations into health and wellbeing with our Personalized Medicine by Design (PMxD) project.
In the spirit of transformation, BIF is excited to announce that in 2019 it is shifting from a single Collaborative Innovation Summit in Providence, RI, to create opportunities to inspire collaboration and innovation through smaller, more intimate gatherings across the country.
Data privacy and control has become one of the fastest growing hot buttons in today's marketplace. What would it look like if you actually owned the rights to your personal data to decide when, where, and how it is being used? Etwaru and his team have elevated the issue to one of a basic human right, one that puts the power and monetization back in our own pockets.
Business Innovation Factory (BIF), in collaboration with The School of the Possible founded by Dave Gray, Hatch founded by Yarrow Kraner, and Overlap founded by Michael Dila, is launching a project to explore the opportunity for a transformational personalized medicine business model
Carnegie Corporation of New York has partnered with BIF to design and run the Integration Design Consortium (IDC). Rather than funding programmatic proof points, the IDC is giving leaders permission to test various integrative approaches to support students throughout their journey in the education system.
BIF is excited to partner with the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) to explore how might we shift our lens to uncover innovation opportunities that will transform how we serve patients through community health centers.
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls around the world. Their challenge and opportunity is to design with and for the Indian diaspora community in the US to prototype a new model for better engaging existing and acquiring new members to support their global mission.
The National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) serves as the national health care advocacy organization for America’s medically underserved and uninsured and the community health centers that serve as their health care home.
Our collaborative exploration of personalized medicine puts individuals and families at the center of the design process and bridges the exciting space between enabling agency at the consumer level and leveraging emerging technologies to transform customer experience and outcomes.
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