Addressing Healthcare Inequity: Through Empathy & Innovation

Author Dan Stanek Executive Vice President WD Partners The coronavirus pandemic has exposed a dramatic, but often overlooked, aspect of US healthcare – disparities in care and outcomes across groups based on social, racial, ethnic, economic and environmental characteristics. It has been well-documented that “social determinants of health” impact 80% of a person’s health and...

Digital First – Why It’s Essential

Author Lee Peterson EVP, Thought Leadership & Marketing WD Partners December 1997, a vivid memory. I spent a lot of time setting up a PC and modem the previous month and now, in what seemed amazing at the time, I was Christmas shopping. One present, done. Two. Three. The whole list. Back then, the choices...

It’s Time to Get Real About Consumerism in Healthcare

Author Dan Stanek Executive Vice President WD Partners The following is an excerpt from our newest H&W POV. The full version can be downloaded here. We are at the precipice of exponential change in healthcare. The rising convergence of advances in technology, medical science, and an increasing demand for health-related products and services coupled with...

3 Ways Grocers Should Invest Their Resources

Author Joanne Heyob SVP, Operations Strategy & Design WD Partners There is no question that last year changed everything, and the grocery industry is no exception; it was already on its way to innovation as the adoption of eCommerce opened the door to more convenient purchasing options, but now we have seen a shift that...