Managing Innovation in Hospitals: The Rise of the Chief Innovation Officer

Funded Research Proposal

Hospitals are increasingly facing market and regulatory pressures and the need to innovate is becoming ever more salient. One response has been the creation of the role of Chief Innovation Officer, or CIO.Read More

The Impact of Automation of Systems on Medical Errors: Evidence from Field Research

Published Research

Abstract: We use panel data from multiple wards from two hospitals spanning a three-year period to investigate the impact of automation of the core error prevention functions in hospitals on medical error rates. Although there are studies based on anecdotal evidence and self-reported data on how automation impacts medical errors, no systematic studies exist that are based on actual error rates from hospitals.Read More