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Hospital Budget Systems Are Holding Back Innovation

Harvard Business

The audience for such innovation wants to be receptive: A recent American Hospital Association (AHA) survey found that 75% of senior hospital executives endorsed the importance of digital innovation. Yet, despite their stated enthusiasm, hospitals have been notoriously slow to adopt digital innovations. We have identified how hospitals’ budgeting systems have erected three distinct barriers to the adoption of technology. Gillian Blease/Getty Images.

What Markets Do and Don’t Get About Innovation

Harvard Business Review

The idea was to transform his theory of disruptive innovation into an investment thesis. Disruptive innovation can take several forms, and the market understands some types better than others. Great investments are both non-consensus and correct, and examining the valuation process shows that consensus tends to coalesce differently around each type of innovation. Why the market values some kinds of innovation better than others. Disruptive innovation Finance

Why We Need to Update Financial Reporting for the Digital Era

Harvard Business

Since then, we interviewed several chief financial officers (CFOs) of leading technology companies and senior analysts of investment banks who follow technology companies. This notion, that risk is a desirable feature, can seem like sacrilege to anyone who’s taken an introductory finance course. Business students are taught to value a company based on the discounted amounts of future cash flows or earnings. Martin Konopka/EyeEm/Getty Images.

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