Innovations Spotlight

2017 Challenge is Under Way! Apply to Present your Health IT Company at MIS2017 Today

06/28/2017

2017 Challenge is Under Way! Apply to Present your Health IT Company at MIS2017 Today

Could your early stage digital health company use a champion in the form of an internationally renowned healthcare institution? Or access to the foremost experts in the space? 


MIS2017 Panel Preview: Hype, Hope, and the Bottom Line: Reimbursement Strategies for Genomic Innovation

06/28/2017

MIS2017 Panel Preview: Hype, Hope, and the Bottom Line: Reimbursement Strategies for Genomic Innovation

When the Summit kicks off on Monday, October 23, a panel of leaders will spare little time before diving into the most pressing question in precision medicine: How are we paying for this? In a time of value-based care, genomic testing can be expensive, especially if we want to scale these tests to healthy populations.


MIS2018 Topic Announced! The 16th Annual Medical Innovation Summit will Explore the Future of Disease Prevention and Population Health

06/28/2017

MIS2018 Topic Announced! The 16th Annual Medical Innovation Summit will Explore the Future of Disease Prevention and Population Health

Healthcare is in the midst of a dramatic transformation from hospital-based care focused on illness and disability to community-based services that focus on the prevention of illness and disability before they occur. The moral and economic benefits of this new approach are clear. As a result, markets are emerging that focus on the ever-growing data gleaned from sophisticated sensors and biomarkers of healthy populations to keep patients out of the hospital.


Health in our Own Hands: Technology and the Empowered Health Consumer

06/26/2017

Health in our Own Hands: Technology and the Empowered Health Consumer

The number of wearable devices in the marketplace is surging. With one out of every six consumers currently tracking their data, the market is expected to hit $4 billion this year, and nearly $6 billion in 2018.  This seemingly unstoppable trends raises a lot of questions, like where does all of this data go? Who else is looking at it? And of what use is it to physicians and caregivers? Health in Our Own Hands: Technology and the Empowered Health Consumer, an impact session at MIS2016, took a deeper dive into what all of this data means and how industry is empowering patients to take control of their own health. 
 


Transforming Healthcare to Value: The Orthopaedic Solution

06/08/2017

Transforming Healthcare to Value: The Orthopaedic Solution

With our nation’s aging population, orthopaedics now accounts for 20 to 30 percent of all healthcare dollars spent in the United States. This has clearly accelerated the motivation to move reimbursement away from a volume-based model toward a value-based model. It has also provided the impetus for Cleveland Clinic’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery to develop its own robust system for accurately measuring outcomes.


Get a Virtual Reality Glimpse of OR Emergency Training

06/06/2017

Get a Virtual Reality Glimpse of OR Emergency Training

Dr. Doug Johnston spoke about the use of virtual reality to train doctors at MIS2016 on the panel entitled: The First Principles of Elite Performance: Ethos, Fear, and Leveraging VR to Build Stronger Teams. The following article examining the use of tecnology to prepare for emergencies is from ConsultQD.


Novel Convection-Enhanced Delivery Device Earns FDA Clearance

05/24/2017

Novel Convection-Enhanced Delivery Device Earns FDA Clearance

A novel convection-enhanced delivery (CED) device developed under the leadership of Cleveland Clinic neurosurgeon Michael Vogelbaum, MD, PhD, has received FDA 510(k) clearance as a therapeutic delivery device.


CCI Honors Inventors at the Annual Innovators Awards Reception

05/23/2017

CCI Honors Inventors at the Annual Innovators Awards Reception

On May 10, Cleveland Clinic Innovations hosted the Innovators Awards Reception to recognize and celebrate the active Cleveland Clinic inventors and successes from the past year.  The event, which took place at the InterContinental Hotel, was held in conjunction with National Inventors Month.

 


Top 10 Update: Ketamine for Depression

05/22/2017

Top 10 Update: Ketamine for Depression

Ketamine, the psychedelic drug known for its out-of-body effects, was listed as #7 on the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2017. Now, a new study published in the journal Scientific Reports is the first of its kind to examine the effects of ketamine as a treatment for depression.


Innovating by Example: Andre Machado, MD, PhD, Sets Innovation-Centric Tone in First Year as Chair of NI

05/22/2017

Innovating by Example: Andre Machado, MD, PhD, Sets Innovation-Centric Tone in First Year as Chair of NI

When Dr. Andre Machado took the stage with Chief of Staff Dr. Brian Donley at the 2015 Medical Innovation Summit as the newly announced chair of the Neurological Institute, he acknowledged the enormous challenges ahead. Challenges ranged from the need for new therapies for epilepsy, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and stroke to the need for new ways of delivering care remotely and managing chronic pain. Dr. Machado, however is not one to shy away from challenges, no matter the magnitude or the urgency.


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