What is open innovation and how can government leaders use it to find new ways to improve services? What are the best ways to capitalize on open innovation? Join host Michael Keegan and he explores these questions and more with Donald Wynn and Renee Pratt authors Making Open Innovation Ecosystems Work: Case Studies in Healthcare next week on The Business of Government Hour.
The Fall 2015 The Business of Government magazine delves into a diverse set of topics and public management issues facing us today. With each edition, I present the leadership stories of a select group of public servants and complement their front-line experience with practical insights from thought leaders—merging real-world experience with practical scholarship.
In recent years, government agencies have been faced with
the following challenge: finding innovative approaches to
deliver technological solutions to agency operations while at
the same time, dealing with declining tax revenues and calls
for more efficient utilization of public resources.
As public and private sector health care providers move to integrate electronic health records, challenges to implementation continue -- but the benefits to agencies, providers, and the public will be significant.
In the mist of tightening budgets, many government agencies are being asked to deliver innovative solutions to operational and strategic problems. One way to address this dilemma is to participate in open innovation.