In 2013 BWH launched the Brigham Innovation Hub to be a resource center for thought leaders and innovators in the medical field, both internal and external.
Forward-thinking medical organizations and providers such as The University of Pittsburgh, and Kaiser Permanente are collaborating with tech startups in ventures to materialize their futuristic vision of better outcomes.
With emergency visits in the U.S. climbing from 115 million in 2005 to 136.3 million in 2016, industry thought leaders have been exploring innovative ways to impact wait times, over crowding, and patient outcomes in emergency departments.
UPMC’s innovation investments in everything from better cancer detection to telemedicine to supply chain strategies and beyond are paving the way for better, more efficient patient care.
This innovative state-of-the-art rehabilitation technology helps a patient with balance and posture, which enables him or her to move independently.
Dell Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Central Texas has successfully performed a noninvasive surgery on a 16-year-old epilepsy patient.
Sibley Innovation Hub’s goal is to envision what healthcare will be like in five years and make that today’s reality.
Last year Kaiser conducted more interactions between patients and health care providers using smartphone, videoconferencing, kiosks, and other tools of technology than through in-person visit.
In October 2010, the University of California launched the Center for Health Quality and Innovation, designed to “promote, support and nurture” the innovations of faculty and staff.
Through its values and vision, Penn Medicine is creating a culture of innovation that is not only enriching and invigorating for researchers, but is highly effective for making real, timely improvements for the patient experience and the health care system as a whole.