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Sutter Health is newest innovation incubator
Sutter Health is joining the ranks of health systems with built-in innovation incubators, reports HealthLeaders Media. The Sacramento, California-based 24-hospital health system is opening an innovation center “aimed at fostering creative solutions to some of today’s biggest healthcare challenges.” The center should be up and running in San Francisco in early 2024. The health system is one of at least a dozen major health systems, including UPMC, Houston Methodist, the Mayo Clinic, the Cleveland Clinic, and OSF Healthcare, that are looking to develop new technologies and ideas from within, with the goal of using their networks of hospitals and healthcare sites to test and validate—and then potentially market—those products
2024 Conference: Registration is open!
There’ll be plenty of learning inside and outside the meeting rooms at the 2024 IMDA/HIRA Conference in Orlando, Florida, March 4-6. In general sessions, you’ll receive updates on issues like how to deal with the threat of cyberattacks, how to navigate the world of contracts, and how to meet the clinical and financial needs of your customers. And outside the meeting rooms you’ll exchange ideas with peers during cocktails and shared meals, the Manufacturers Forum, and, of course, the golf course for those of that persuasion. Come to the 2024 IMDA/HIRA Conference. There’ll be a whole lot of learning going on. And it’s all for just $750 for IMDA members. Click here for registration information.