Whether encouraging citizens to lead healthier lives, or efficiently managing care for those needing medical attention, cities and regions have many ways to enable healthier communities. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI’s) Triple Aim provides an excellent guidepost for considering how communities can improve the patient experience, reduce the cost of care delivery, and improve the health of populations. More...

When we start a discussion about what a future city should look like, two concepts often come up – sustainability and resilience. Sometimes these terms are confused; and other times they are oversimplified. So, I wanted to clarify their meaning and importance to future cities. Sustainability More...

The right data can help cure diseases, make streets safer, improve customer service and create cost savings. It can help win battles and win ball games. It seems there’s nothing we can’t do better with the right data, along with the tools and skills to analyze it. To explore the world of big data and analytics, CGI is launching this blog to talk about new applications where people are getting value from data. We’ll also explore the technologies, techniques and, yes, some of the challenges. More...

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