Professor Wojtek Michalowski presented the 2013-2014 Laurent Picard Distinguished Lecture at McGill University, March 14, 2014 in Montreal. This annual event recognizes leading scientists with clear impact on multi-disciplinary research domains. Professor Michalowski drew from his experiences designing, developing, and implementing clinical decision support systems ( to discuss the challenges associated with introducing non-medical innovation in healthcare. The talk explored the links between the bench-to-bedside culture of medical research and the process of introducing innovative business of medicine solutions derived from Operations Research models and health informatics. It also explored how participatory medicine affects the innovation process in healthcare.

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