BY LAURA DRYDA
Becker’s Healthcare is pleased to recognize 66 hospitals and health systems with innovation programs.
The hospitals and health systems on this list have committed to staying on the forefront of change in healthcare. The hospitals have dedicated departments, institutes and organizations to promote research, development and innovation. Several of the centers include process redesign, care delivery and coordination improvement initiatives; others incubate new ideas for integrating IT into healthcare delivery. Departments featured on this list also support surgeons and researchers in obtaining patents and bringing their ideas for medical devices, diagnostics and mobile health platforms into reality.
Several centers featured on this list have established commercialization arms and technology transfer offices addressing some of the biggest challenges in healthcare delivery.