The Importance of Being Productive

In a recent article, the Atlantic’s Derek Thompson makes an important point about the need to increase productivity in the fields of Education and Healthcare. And, as always, Walter Russell Mead offers a concise yet insightful analysis,

Services – especially healthcare, education and a variety of government services – need to become more efficient and cost-effective if we want to avoid bankrupting ourselves. The best way to do this is to harness the power of new technologies to make these services both better and cheaper…Technological advances have already made products like refrigerators, cars and decent clothing accessible to even the poorest Americans, it is time for the to do the same for the basic services we rely on to keep our country running.

Interesting food for thought…how can we, as art therapists, use technology to become more efficient, thereby securing our futures?

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