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Spark with imagination, fuel with data

Spark with imagination, fuel with data Innovation is a much-abused word: it’s over-used as an adjective and under-used as a catalyst. Susan Wojcicki at Google shares what she’s learned about innovation in this article on the eight pillars of innovation.. What begins with intuition, is fuelled with insights she tells us. Hear hear.

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ZPB has a new home

With so many new recruits on board, ZPB needed some fancy new digs. After all, a team with big ideas needs plenty of space to flex their intellectual muscles. So we have relocated to a lovely new office in London Bridge, which was formerly a vinegar factory (we know it doesn’t sound particularly attractive, but…

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Patchy implementation of readmissions policy gets some Trusts a raw deal

Following our work with US data analysis company Sg2 on the cost of emergency readmissions, it came to our attention that many commissioners are being quite lenient on the penalties being imposed on their acute trusts. What? We hear you cry, Outrageous! Quite so. So we’ve collaborated with the HSJ on this resulting article to…

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A slow year? Not a chance.

There was lots of speculation as to whether Confed would be a damp squib this year, and rumours about poor attendance rates were rife. And yet we found the delegates to be more certain, focused and, dare we say, confident in the task they face. Last year we faced a daunted and shocked NHS manager….