Cleveland Clinic's Former Chief Innovation Officer: Why Health Systems Must Become Innovation Test-Beds
Earlier this month, McGraw-Hill and the Cleveland Clinic announced the publication of a new book, Innovation the Cleveland Clinic Way: Transforming Healthcare by Putting Ideas to Work, by Thomas Graham, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon who until December had been chief innovation officer at the Cleveland Clinic organization since 2010. This month, he became chairman of the Lake Nona Institute in Florida.
BRIEF - Lifewatch acquires Flexlife Health Inc., an INR monitoring company
* Acquisition of Flexlife Health Inc., an INR monitoring company co-founded by the Cleveland clinic
* Parties have agreed to keep terms of transaction confidential
* Expects to commence activities already in December 2015 with a full launch in U.S. at beginning of 2016 Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Gdynia Newsroom)
Paint that can be used to kill bacteria
One of the highlights of the Cleveland Clinic's Annual Medical Innovation Summit each year is the revealing of their top ten medical innovations that will change clinical care over the next year.
Cleveland Clinic CEO: Gene testing set for 'breakthrough'
Forget plastics. The future, to paraphrase a famous line from the classic 1967 movie "The Graduate," is one word: genes.
Cleveland Clinic picks top 10 innovations for 2016
Topping the list of the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2016 are new, faster methods of creating vaccines, a process for rewriting genetic code, and a water purification system for the developing world.
Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2016
Cleveland Clinic's culture of innovation naturally fosters a good deal of discussion about new "game changing" technologies and which ones will have the greatest impact each year. The passion of our clinicians and researchers for getting the best care for patients drives a continuous dialogue on what state-of-the art medical technologies are just over the horizon.
Cleveland Clinic names top medical innovations for 2016
A new system of producing vaccines to prevent deadly disease outbreaks was named the top medical innovation for 2016 Wednesday at Cleveland Clinic's annual Medical Innovation Summit. In the aftermath of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa – and deadly bacterial infection outbreaks in the United States – Cleveland Clinic doctors said stepped-up efforts to develop and distribute vaccines will make a huge difference in the coming year. "We've achieved a new level of sophistication in the area of vaccine development," said Dr. Steven Gordon, chair of the Department of Infectious Disease at Cleveland Clinic. "It was a global effort involving thousands of people, aided by information technology and instant communication."
4 medical innovations that will revolutionize healthcare in 2016
Rapid development of epidemic-fighting vaccines, genomics-based clinical trials and a new gene-editing technique called CRISPR topped the Cleveland Clinic's annual list of the most promising medical innovations.