Innovations Spotlight

Innovating and Iterating to Make Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Easier

06/13/2019

Innovating and Iterating to Make Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection Easier

For Amit Bhatt, MD, 2018 was a good year – two of this endoscopist’s technologies were licensed to a major medical device manufacturer. These devices, the Dissecting Endocap and the Endoscopic Retraction Strip, are both used for Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD).


True 3D Visualization Leads to New Reality for Surgery

06/12/2019

True 3D Visualization Leads to New Reality for Surgery

A new era has begun in head-mounted display (HMDs) technology for augmented and virtual reality (AR and VR) fueled by giants such as Microsoft, Google, and Facebook.  With this mega-trend, researchers Karl West, Director, MDS and Jeffrey Yanof, PhD, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Lerner Research Institute, recognized that this can help address unmet needs in minimally-invasive surgical visualization, not just gaming and education applications.


MIS2019 Features AI and More

06/06/2019

MIS2019 Features AI and More

Technology, as we know, will have a great impact on healthcare's future. This has been proven over and over again as the world grows. As we embark on the next evolution of technology - AI - we are beginning to see the promise of where it can help healthcare evolve. Today, AI is influencing the discovery of our drugs and the accuracy of our diagnoses. It is aiding our caregivers to prevent burnout, and personalizing treatment for our patients. But how much of its original promise is being realized, and what are the issues facing its widespread implementation? 


2018 Annual Report Released

05/31/2019

2018 Annual Report Released

Our 2018 Annual Report highlights recent accomplishments including our 50th H.E.A.R.T. ® license, the pilot and license of the Surgical Cooling Vest, expanding integration of the eHospital monitoring system, patients treated with life-changing Enspire DBS, and future patients who will be apnea-free with the Enhale neurostimulation system. Through the work of our Innovations and Ventures teams, and hundreds of innovators across the Enterprise, our 2018 Annual Report demonstrates that the culture of Innovation at Cleveland Clinic is thriving. 


Exploring the Partnership between Cleveland Clinic Ventures and eHealth Ventures

05/31/2019

Exploring the Partnership between Cleveland Clinic Ventures and eHealth Ventures

eHealth Ventures is a consortium of US and Israeli entities with the objective of incubating and funding innovation in Israel. It operates one of 19 incubators/accelerators backed by the State of Israel, via the Innovation Israel NGO. Cleveland Clinic Ventures is one of the general partners along with Maccabi, Israel’s largest HMO, SHAFA Family Office, Amgen Ventures, Medison Pharma, a leading Israeli pharma company, SCI, a Chinese VC fund, and others.


A Bond Formed, a Solution Developed, and an Impactful Moment

05/16/2019

A Bond Formed, a Solution Developed, and an Impactful Moment

As the weekend wound down at the Challenge America Makers for Veterans event, and the makers got ready to display their solutions, it was clear that beyond the technologies designed, real bonds have been formed among the teams. Bonds that ultimately lead to such unique and personal solutions, and while the technology is specifically designed – the magnitude is greater than just the person intended.


CCI Honors Inventors at 2019 Innovator Awards Reception

05/15/2019

CCI Honors Inventors at 2019 Innovator Awards Reception

On May 8, Cleveland Clinic Innovations celebrated the outstanding inventors at Cleveland Clinic at the annual Innovator Awards Reception. This event is a testament to the innovative culture at Cleveland Clinic recognizing all of our active inventors and exceptional successes from the previous year.


Real Solutions for those Who Need them Most

04/24/2019

Real Solutions for those Who Need them Most

It seems like just yesterday, a talented group of veterans, engineers, designers, and other professionals gathered on an early spring evening, to launch a program with greater than realized impact. The program – the first of its kind – designed to pair well-deserving veterans with makers to help solve their, often simple, problems. At kick-off, makers learned the stories of the seven veterans chosen to take part. Stories that would leave imprints on the hearts of everyone attending. Stories that are heard too frequently from those who serve our country. Stories that left us feeling like the world should be doing more.


Protolabs Joins Healthcare Alliance, Brings Manufacturing Capabilities to Alliance Community

04/24/2019

Protolabs Joins Healthcare Alliance, Brings Manufacturing Capabilities to Alliance Community

The Cleveland Clinic Innovation Alliance brings together a diverse group of provider and industry organizations that are dedicated to transforming healthcare through the invention, development and commercialization of solutions that improve patient care. In pursuit of this mission, the Alliance is always looking to add partners that will complement our inventors’ ideas and extend the transformative abilities of the community.


Head. Heart. Hustle.

04/16/2019

Head. Heart. Hustle.

Kelly Emerton, PhD, Senior Director of Product Development for Cleveland Clinic Innovations, lives her life with the motto “Head. Heart. Hustle.” She has helped launch products and companies with this mantra in mind throughout her career.
 


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