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Cleveland Clinic announces top 10 medical innovations for 2019

Cleveland Clinic has unveiled its annual list of 10 medical innovations it expects will enhance healing and change health care next year, including alternative therapies for pain, expanded window to treat stroke patients and the use of artificial intelligence in health care.


HHS looks to enable innovation through value-based payment

As healthcare moves from fee-for-service to value-based payment, the Department of Health and Human Services can either serve to enable innovation—or stifle it—through its reimbursement and regulatory activities.


Federal government needs to figure out "key drivers" of physician burnout, U.S. HHS deputy secretary says

In an industry dealing with changing regulations, evolving technologies and a greater emphasis on quality, physicians and other medical professionals are battling burnout. 


Prevent BiometricsĀ® Acquires Assets of X2 Biosystems, Consolidating Leadership in Head Impact Monitoring

Prevent Biometrics, the Cleveland Clinic spinoff that developed the first accurate, real-time system for monitoring head impacts in contact sports, today announced that it has acquired the head impact monitoring assets of Seattle-based X2 Biosystems. The transaction brings together the two leading head impact monitoring technologies, Prevent’s Impact Monitor Mouthguard, and X2’s skin patch-based platform.


Cleveland Clinic's Medical Innovation Summit Focuses on 'Disruption: Reimagining Healthcare'

As innovation ramps at health systems across the nation, healthcare innovators will convene in Ohio on Monday to discover ideas and find inspiration at Cleveland Clinic's 2018 Medical Innovation Summit, the 16th year the organization has presented the event.


Innovation labs: different means to the same end

What’s the best way for a hospital to kill a health care improvement-related idea? Some say (tongue in cheek) send it to committees, meetings, suggestion boxes, or the like. A better (and more serious) question for health care providers might be: Where can health care ideas thrive and move from vision to reality?


12 Disruptive Health Tech Startups with a Global Focus on Improving Patient Care Selected to Join Plug and Play Cleveland Innovation Platform

Plug and Play Cleveland, the global innovation platform matching health tech startups and corporate partners to disrupt the healthcare system and improve patient outcomes, has announced the results of Batch 2 Selection Day. Held at both Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals, the two-day event brought together over 300 clinical champions to hear pitches from 20 exclusive startup companies in and around the health tech field.


Cleveland Clinic's commercialization arm is eager for external innovation

ete O’Neill, executive director of Cleveland Clinic Innovations, said that partnerships with outside inventors can reduce the time and workload necessary to bring an innovation to market.


How Cleveland Clinic, UPMC and Rush executives foster a culture of innovation

Healthcare innovation, though often elusive and at times overwhelming, is what will drive hospitals and providers toward increased value and better outcomes.

It should be a steady and consistent goal to adequately fund innovations not just for the sake of patients but for physicians and other staff as well. But how do you encourage the cutting-edge within your own healthcare organization?

We interviewed three thought leaders: Cleveland Clinic Associate CIO Will Morris, MD, UPMC Chief Innovation Officer Rasu Shrestha, MD and Rush University Medical Center CIO Shafiq Rab about their foundational philosophy to innovation and the areas most ripe for disruption.


Petuum and Cleveland Clinic join forces for AI XPRIZE competition

At Petuum, we firmly believe that humans can and should collaborate with AI technology to build things that make the world better. Our mission is to industrialize AI and make the technology widely accessible and usable so that, with our intuitive machine learning building blocks, anyone can create an AI solution that addresses challenges big and small.

We are excited to announce that we are collaborating with Cleveland Clinic, a leading academic medical center, on the submission of an AI-powered diagnostic tool to the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE challenge. XPRIZE is an open challenge sponsored by IBM Watson to develop AI technology that collaborates with humans to address societal challenges. The multi-year competition closed its latest submission round on September 8 with 62 teams competing worldwide.

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