Innovations Spotlight

Startup Showcase: An Onsite Glimpse of the Latest Technology

12/10/2018

Startup Showcase: An Onsite Glimpse of the Latest Technology

The Medical Innovation Summit convenes leaders from around the world to join the conversation on innovation and entrepreneurship to advance patient care and outcomes. Reflective of the spirit of the Summit, the StartUp Showcase was introduced to celebrate innovation in the healthcare arena. In its inaugural year, the StartUp showcase attracted driven young companies to Cleveland and highlighted solutions that are poised to change healthcare.


Unpack the Hack: Recapping the 4th Annual Cleveland Medical Hackathon

12/03/2018

Unpack the Hack: Recapping the 4th Annual Cleveland Medical Hackathon

The Cleveland Medical Hackathon, now in its fourth year, was hosted at the HiMSS Innovation Center at the Global Center for Health Innovation on October 20-21, 2018. To add an element of surprise this year, the Hackathon challenge was revealed during the event’s opening remarks, giving the teams less than 24 hours to develop solutions and tools that utilize social determinants of health at the neighborhood level to keep people healthy and help to better manage chronic disease.


No. 3 Medical Innovation for 2019: Expanded Window for Acute Stroke Intervention

11/14/2018

No. 3 Medical Innovation for 2019: Expanded Window for Acute Stroke Intervention

The Top 10 Medical Innovations for the next year are released each year at the conclusion of the Medical Innovation Summit, and 2018 was no different. #1 on the list for 2019 was Expanded Window for Acute Stroke Intervention.


No. 2 Medical Innovation for 2019: The Advent of AI in Healthcare

11/13/2018

No. 2 Medical Innovation for 2019: The Advent of AI in Healthcare

The Top 10 Medical Innovations for the next year are released each year at the conclusion of the Medical Innovation Summit, and 2018 was no different. #1 on the list for 2019 was The Advent of AI in Healthcare. 


Top 10 Update: Ketamine for Treatment-Resistant Depression

11/08/2018

Top 10 Update: Ketamine for Treatment-Resistant Depression

In 2016, the use of Ketamine for Treatment-Resistent Depression was name #7 on the Top 10 Medical Innovations for 2017. There is now a Cleveland Clinic-led trial being conducted to test its effectiveness as compared to electroconvulsive therapy.


Dr. Eng Receives Prestigious Medal of Honor from American Cancer Society

11/07/2018

Dr. Eng Receives Prestigious Medal of Honor from American Cancer Society

Dr. Eng, who also is an American Cancer Society Clinical Research Professor, received the American Cancer Society’s Medal of Honor, the organization’s highest award, on October 18, 2018, in Washington, D.C. She was honored alongside four others who also “have made advances of unique magnitude in the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and whose professional careers have engendered widespread feelings of admiration and respect.”


No. 1 Medical Innovation for 2019: Alternative Therapy for Pain

11/06/2018

No. 1 Medical Innovation for 2019: Alternative Therapy for Pain

The Top 10 Medical Innovations for the next year are released each year at the conclusion of the Medical Innovation Summit, and 2018 was no different. #1 on the list for 2019 was Alternative Therapy for Pain: Fighting the Opoid Crisis. 


Everyone Needs a Mentor #DayOfTheGirl

10/20/2018

Everyone Needs a Mentor #DayOfTheGirl

In 2011, the United Nations named October 11 as the Day of the Girl Child. In the United States, we have the Day of the Girl, a 100 percent youth-led movement for gender justice and youth activism. Day of the Girl falls during U.S. National Health IT (NHIT) Week, which is fitting as one of the NHIT Week points of engagement is increasing economic opportunities. In order to do so, it is important to build a robust, diverse workforce, especially in healthcare.


10 Reasons Not to Miss the 2018 Medical Innovation Summit

10/03/2018

10 Reasons Not to Miss the 2018 Medical Innovation Summit

The Medical Innovation Summit, October 22-24, brings together thought leaders and their passion about healthcare.  And it is our goal to not only connect these individuals but to celebrate the innovation that is happening here and around the world. Discussions are curated with the goal of igniting the disruption our patients need now. The MIS2018 agenda is filled with lively panel discussions, enlightening keynotes, and world-class networking.
 


MIS2018 Track Preview: Digital Innovation in Healthcare Investment Forum

09/20/2018

MIS2018 Track Preview: Digital Innovation in Healthcare Investment Forum

Delve deeper into the world of healthcare investment with our multifaceted brass track. Digital transformation is driving innovative solutions that seek to improve outcomes, lower costs, and optimize the care experience for both patients and caregivers. Learn how entrepreneurs, investors and health system leaders are working together to address some of healthcare's greatest opportunities for disruption.


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