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ArborHive + in2being

Big news this week! Our friends at in2being have asked for a little ArborHive outreach as a part of their weekly webcast. Look for “From the Frontline” with Niki Kennedy [that would be me!] at 2pm EDT.

I’ll be chatting with Managing Director Gene Parunak about problems that our frontline clinical staff face as we try to deliver quality patient care. Comments? Thoughts? Complaints? Send them to me this week– your voice matters!

New Podcast!

Thinking about dipping your toe into the innovation ocean, but not entirely sure how to start? That’s completely understandable! To help you get started, the ArborHive Project podcast is here to answer some of those burning questions. We’ve got you covered from basic business terms to guest interviews with experienced field operatives! We are hosted on PodBean, but you can find our feed on most of your usual searchable podcast platforms such as Apple iTunes/Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify and Google Podcasts. You can also find it here on the ArborHive website!

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Episode 03 — Consulting Mojo The ArborHive Project

So you want to try your hand at consulting! Great! But… how exactly does that happen? What should you expect when you decide to help out a healthcare startup? We discuss some do's and don'ts for becoming a Subject Matter Expert in this transmission of the ArborHive Project.Don't forget to visit our homepage to learn more about the business of medicine and the ArborHive Innovation Network!
  1. Episode 03 — Consulting Mojo
  2. Episode 02 — Starting With Innovation
  3. Episode 01 — Origin Stories

in2being COVID Connect Tackles Patient Screening Efficacy

Our friends at in2being scored a huge win during their May 22 weekly webinar! Dr. Yen Pottinger of Columbia University spent the first hour discussing current screening techniques, benefits and weaknesses with Directing Manager Gene Parunak. Dr. Pottinger, a former CDC virologist, gave a fantastic overview of the testing process ranging from sensitivity/specificity basics all the way up to effective approaches used in HIV. Please be sure to check out their webinar recording by clicking here:

Dr. Yen Pottinger Lecture — in2being COVID Connect May 22, 2020

And don’t forget to check out their weekly webinar here for more great information on this ever-evolving topic!

For more on current testing approaches, Dr. Pottinger recommended the following link. Fascinating to watch the virus mapping included!

Nextstrain Epidemiology Map — with global map animation!

Free access to Platypus Labs “Hacking Innovation” Course

If you’re not familiar with Josh Linkner and Platypus Labs, you’re missing out! Josh’s latest book Hacking Innovation has been transformed into an online experience with instructive videos and user feedback that can be done at your own pace. Recently, they allowed free access to all course modules. The content is fantastic! If you haven’t read his book already, check out what Josh has to offer:

Platypus Labs / Hacking Innovation — Online Course Link

Please note, ArborHive receives no compensation for this. It’s just a great program!