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HIT Consultant | Valley Children’s Healthcare Launches Healthcare Innovation Lab

– Valley Children’s launches healthcare innovation lab named George’s Idea Lab to accelerate new digital health solutions that will transform pediatric healthcare. – Innovation program builds off Valley Children’s recent partnership with The Innovation Institute and will operate as part of The Innovation Lab. Valley Children’s Healthcare, one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in…

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Becker’s Hospital Review | Valley Children’s Healthcare Launches Innovation Program

Madera, Calif.-based Valley Children’s Healthcare announced Oct. 16 a new partnership between its innovation program and The Innovation Institute. Valley Children’s innovation program, known as George’s Idea Lab, will operate as part of The Innovation Institute’s Innovation Lab. The Innovation Institute is a national medical product incubator and healthcare services provider. Its Innovation Lab staff…

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Fresno Bee | Valley Children’s Launches Initiative to Push Pediatric Care to the Next Level

Valley Children’s Healthcare in Madera on Wednesday announced a new partnership it hopes will help transform pediatric care. Valley Children’s entered into an agreement with The Innovation Institute, a for-profit healthcare company, for this endeavor, according to a newsrelease. The institute has a an Innovation Lab, which houses scientists, doctors, and commercialization experts who are…

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Valley Children’s Healthcare to Launch Innovation Program

Madera, California – Valley Children’s Healthcare announced today the launch of a new partnership to provide physicians and staff an opportunity to accelerate new technology, new processes and new equipment ideas that have the potential to transform pediatric healthcare.   Earlier this year, Valley Children’s entered into an agreement with The Innovation Institute, a national,…

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Medical Construction & Design | 3-Story Wing Integral to NorthBay Modernization

NorthBay Medical Center’s three-story North Wing, located in Fairfield, California, has been completed. The 77,000-square-foot wing includes 22 patient rooms, eight high-tech surgical suites, a 16-bed post-anesthesia care unit, diagnostic imaging, a new kitchen and café and a new central sterile department. The $200-million project was integral to a five-year modernization project. The project team…

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Innovation Lab Participates in UCI BioEngine Reverse Pitch Event

On October 1, 2019, the Innovation Lab participated in the UCI BioEngine reverse pitch event, pitching two CHOC ideas from our portal. Lab participants included Dr. Ryan Kelly, Dr. Afshin Nadershahi, and Suzy Engwall who did a terrific job organizing and pitching the two CHOC ideas. The BioEngine program uses this “fast-pitch” event to pair…

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Innovation Lab Gives Back to Community

The Innovation Lab team rolled up their sleeves recently and volunteered at the Second Harvest Food Bank in Orange County. Through volunteers and donations, the Food Banks brings nourishment and hope to 290,000 hungry people throughout Orange County. Together we can #EndHungerinOC.

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Connect California Commercial Real Estate News | Brea MOB Leased to St. Jude Medical Sold

JLL closed the sale of 2767 East Imperial Highway, an 89,650-square-foot, single-tenant, net-lease medical office property in Brea, CA. The buyer was LaSalle Investment Management, through its medical office fund. The seller was a joint venture between Healthcare Property Advisors and The Innovation Institute. The MOB is fully leased to St. Jude Hospital for 14…

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Real Estate Business Online | LaSalle Investment Management Buys 89,650 SF Medical Office Property in Orange County

BREA, CALIF. — LaSalle Investment Management, through its medical office fund, has acquired a medical office property located at 2767 E. Imperial Highway in Brea. A joint venture between Healthcare Property Advisors and The Innovation Institute sold the asset for an undisclosed price. St. Jude fully occupies the 89,650-square-foot property on a net-lease basis with…

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O’Brien Group Launches New Campaign and Website to Promote Breakthrough Framework for Executive Leaders

La Palma, Calif. – The O’Brien Group, The Innovation Institute’s leadership consultant subsidiary, announced today that it has launched a new campaign and website www.obriengroup.us to promote and highlight their breakthrough framework that involves working alongside executive leaders to observe and collaborate with them to develop and implement a path to success. “This unique framework features…

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TKA VP Dave Francoeur to Serve Second Term as AAMI Board Member

Collaboration Across OEM, ISO, and HDO Communities Planned to Maximize HTM La Palma, Calif.  – Tech Knowledge Associates’ (TKA’s) Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales, Dave Francoeur, has been selected to serve another three-year term on the Board of Directors for the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AAMI).  A major focus of…

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Innovation Lab Introduces Design Thinking to CHOC Children’s Student Interns

Newport Beach, Calif. — Innovation Lab, the Innovation Institute’s national medical product incubator in Newport Beach, hosted a Design Thinking workshop today as part of their contribution to the summer internship program, which is part of the Sharon Disney Lund Medical Intelligence and Innovation Institute (MI3) at CHOC Children’s. The unique program gives high school…

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LinkedIn Hard Cases | When Physician Whiplash Gets in the Way of Good Medicine

By Michael O’Brien, Ed.D., Founder & President, O’Brien Group This article is part of LinkedIn’s Hard Cases series, where healthcare professionals share the toughest challenges they’ve faced in their careers. You can read more about it here and follow along using hashtag #HardCases. One emerging challenge in the health care industry as of late has been the phenomenon of “physician’s…

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Innovation Lab Launches Project DART at St. Jude Centers for Rehabilitation and Wellness

Brea, Calif. – The Innovation Lab announced today a limited market release of five Dynamic Ankle Resistance Trainers (DARTs) to the St. Jude Centers for Rehabilitation and Wellness, marking the start of Project DART, a 3-month evaluation of the new medical product. During the evaluation period, the Innovation Lab will collect feedback from physical therapists…

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FutureSense’s Dan Walter Appointed as Inaugural “Fellow of Global Equity” By Global Equity Organization

Dan Walter, FutureSense, is the recipient of the Global Equity Organization’s (GEO) Fellowship designation. This honor is bestowed upon distinguished senior-level members of the global equity and executive compensation industry who demonstrate leadership, integrity, involvement, and contributions to the global equity profession. LA PALMA, CALIF – JUNE 6, 2019 — FutureSense, LLC, is pleased to announce…

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FutureSense’s Dan Walter Appointed as Inaugural “Fellow of Global Equity” By Global Equity Organization

Dan Walter, FutureSense, is the recipient of the Global Equity Organization’s (GEO) Fellowship designation. This honor is bestowed upon distinguished senior-level members of the global equity and executive compensation industry who demonstrate leadership, integrity, involvement, and contributions to the global equity profession. LA PALMA, CALIF — FutureSense, LLC, is pleased to announce Dan Walter, Managing…

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Petra Participates in Groundbreaking for Covenant Health’s Short-Stay Surgical Hospital

Lubbock, TX – On Tuesday, April 2, 2019,  ground was broken for Covenant Health’s 115,000 square foot, short-stay surgical hospital. According to Covenant Health, the 32-bed hospital will be built to enhance the patient experience with special attention to healing elements such as access to natural light, views to green spaces, and optimization of privacy…

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TechNation | HTM Industry Veteran David Francoeur Joins Tech Knowledge Associates

Healthcare Technology Management(HTM) industry leader David Francoeur has joined Tech Knowledge Associates (TKA) as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales. Francoeur’s technology and leadership roles in clinical engineering and health care industries span 30 years. He most recently served as Senior Corporate Director of Brand & Quality of Clinical Technology Management for Sodexo in…

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Medical Construction & Design | Covenant Health Breaks Ground on New Short-Stay Surgical Hospital

Ground was recently broken for Covenant Health’s 115,000-square-foot, short-stay surgical hospital, located in Lubbock, Texas. According to Covenant Health, the 32-bed hospital will be built to enhance the patient experience with special attention to healing elements such as access to natural light, views to green spaces and optimization of privacy within patient rooms. Construction is…

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DOTmed | David Francoeur Tech Knowledge Associates (TKA) Appoints Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales

La Palma, Calif. – Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) industry leader David Francoeur has joined Tech Knowledge Associates (TKA) as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales. Francoeur’s technology and leadership roles in clinical engineering and health care industries span 30 years. He most recently served as Senior Corporate Director of Brand & Quality of Clinical…

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HTM Industry Veteran David Francoeur Joins Tech Knowledge Associates

La Palma, Calif.  – Healthcare Technology Management (HTM) industry leader David Francoeur has joined Tech Knowledge Associates (TKA) as Senior Vice President of Marketing and Sales. Francoeur’s technology and leadership roles in clinical engineering and health care industries span 30 years. He most recently served as Senior Corporate Director of Brand & Quality of Clinical…

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LinkedIn Hard Cases|How a Mother’s Grief Led to an Invention to Improve Patient Safety

This article is part of LinkedIn’s Hard Cases series, where doctors and medical professionals share the toughest challenges they’ve faced in their careers. You can read more about it here and follow along using hashtag #HardCases. Jean Snyder By Jean Snyder, Owner, Jean F. Snyder CRNA Inc., Co-owner Goodwin and Snyder Anesthesia Associates, PLLC I can still remember it like…

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Crain’s Cleveland Business | Cleveland Clinic Innovations Teams Up With Digital Manufacturing Company to Offer Innovation Award

Minnesota-based digital manufacturing company Protolabs (NYSE: PRLB) has teamed up with the Cleveland Clinic Healthcare Innovations Alliance — a network of health care organizations, corporations and universities focused on innovation in health care — to offer an awards program to help propel novel health care ideas. The new initiative is part of Protolabs’ Cool Idea Award program, which began…

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Medical Product Outsourcing | Investing in What You Know

A crowdsourcing investment firm pulls back the curtain to reveal the workings of the organization and the alternate route to raising capital it offers. By Thomas Vogelsong, Ph.D., RedCrow Thought Leader | The smartest person in the CROWD is the CROWD, and the crowd’s greatest strength is the CROWD itself. The team at RedCrow is…

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