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Weathering the Perfect Storm

While there are many definitions for “perfect storm”, Wikipedia describes it best as “an actual phenomenon that happens to occur in such a confluence, resulting in an event of unusual magnitude.”

A perfect storm of innovation and cybersecurity is exactly what happened at the HIMSS Innovation Center between Oct 22 and Oct 26.  Some of the confluence was planned and some of it was happenstance.


Daniel Kraft: Tech tsunami in healthcare coming, but are there right platforms to catch wave?

Last week at the Cleveland Clinic’s annual Medical Innovations SummitDaniel Kraft, chair of medicine and neuroscience at Singularity University, and an oncologist, painted a dazzling picture of a healthcare future where digital tools empower everyone and can solve several of healthcare’s bigger problems.


10 Breakthroughs That Are Poised To Transform Our Health in 2017

Immunotherapy that helps kids fight cancer without chemo. Automated cars that reduce accidents and hospitalizations. Virtual reality systems that help surgeons carry out procedures more safely. These are some of the medical innovations that could transform health care in 2017, according to the Cleveland Clinic, a large nonprofit hospital system.


Cleveland Proves Itself a Powerhouse in Biomedical Innovation

Seven major healthcare events hosted in Cleveland in less than one week - city's strength in healthcare shines.


VPOTUS Talks Cancer Research During Ohio Campaign Stop

Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton will be making campaign appearances for her mother in Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati on Wednesday.

The campaign of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has not released any details on the appearances of Chelsea Clinton.  Meanwhile, Vice President Joe Biden stumped in Cleveland yesterday for Hillary Clinton. He also spoke about boosting cancer research.  Kevin Niedermier of member station WKSU in Kent reports.


Joe Biden talks Cancer Moonshot at Cleveland Clinic innovation summit

CLEVELAND, Ohio--Vice President Joe Biden opened this year's Cleveland Clinic medical innovation summit with a talk about what he deemed "the only bipartisan thing left in the United States of America"-- the fight against cancer. Speaking about his Cancer Moonshot initiative, launched in January, Biden told a roomful of doctors, healthcare executives and entrepreneurs that for millions of people across the country affected by cancer, this work is urgent. "They're not asking to live, they're not .. 


Vice President Biden Pushes in Clevthe 'Moon Shot' for Cancer Research

Vice President Joe Biden was in Cleveland today to talk about boosting cancer research.  He addressed the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit.  


Joe Biden, Jay-Z and a never-ending parade of presidential surrogates: Ohio Politics Roundup

Vice President Joe Biden. The outgoing veep surprised volunteers for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton by dropping by a downtown Cleveland field office Monday,'s Mary Kilpatrick reports. The stop followed official White House business – a speech about the Cancer Moonshot initiative at the Cleveland Clinic's medical innovation summit.


Health care innovation accelerating on different track from other industries

Addressing the state of health care innovation at the 2016 Medical Innovation Summit sponsored by Cleveland Clinic Innovations, a diverse panel of executives from disparate segments of the health care system agreed on one general principle: The industry is changing rapidly and in ways that look different from the face of innovation in any other industry.


Medical Innovations Summit: Headlines & News Brief

Editor’s Note: A remarkable first day of the Cleveland Clinic Medical Innovation Summit, following the Cleveland Medical Hackathon. In addition to the coverage below, Joe Biden’s speech was also carried live on C-Span and received additional coverage on WEWS-TV 5 (ABC) and WTAM-AM 1100.

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