Orange County Business Journal | Hospitals Stretch Selves Into More Innovation

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Hospitals Stretch Selves Into More Innovation Seek Entrepreneurs to Improve Healthcare, Bottom Lines Orange County hospital systems are moving deeper into the “business of innovation” as they seek to respond to changes in the healthcare sector. Such ventures take various forms, including business incubators and investments into various types of companies. Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian doesn’t have a specific business …

Physicians News Network | La Palma’s Institute Sees Busy Year for Innovative Physicians

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As hospitals strive to improve efficiency and quality of care while saving costs, The Innovation Institute, located in La Palma and founded by St. Joseph Health, is banking on physicians to help bring ideas to the marketplace. Read more…..   Left to Right: Dr. Thomas Graham, Chief Innovation Officer at Cleveland Clinic; Deborah Proctor, President and CEO of St. Joseph …

Catholic Health World | St. Joseph Health Creates Institute to Foster Innovation

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In health care, there’s a lot of talk about collaborating to improve patient care and lower costs. But a hospital, where lives hinge on decisions made, or a physician practice, busy with day-to-day patient needs, often aren’t the best environments for the creative thinking that propels advancements in health care technology or the delivery of care.   Read more…

Orange County Business Journal | Innovator Will Nurture Ideas for Healthcare Industry

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  One of Orange County’s legacy health systems is collaborating with others in an effort to advance innovation in healthcare by developing products and services stemming from inventions and ideas of doctors and employees.The Innovation Institute, based in La Palma, is a for-profit, limited-liability company separate from Irvine-based St. Joseph Health, which launched it in January with a $40 million …

InformationWeek | Why We Started A Health IT Innovation Institute

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Hectic healthcare environments haven’t allocated time and resources needed to develop new technologies and procedures. After serving nearly 25 years in health IT, most recently as senior VP and CIO for St. Joseph Health (SJH), a $6 billion integrated Catholic healthcare delivery system, I was given the chance to try something entirely new — to help launch The Innovation Institute, …

InformationWeek | 3 Ways to Foster Healthcare Innovation

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Technological innovation is why many CIOs decide to pursue a career in healthcare technology. But the question has shifted in recent years from what to innovate to how to innovate — particularly in an environment dominated by regulatory standards. Larry Stofko, The Innovation Institute executive vice president and chief technology officer shares insights with InformationWeek. Read more…

InformationWeek | Larry Stofko One of 25 CIOs Transforming Healthcare

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After four years as senior VP and CIO for St. Joseph Health System, a $4.3 billion California-based healthcare system, Larry Stofko is taking on a new challenge as executive VP of the health system’s Innovation Institute. The Institute, which has internal and outside funding, is designed to introduce health IT products, services, investments and partnerships. Stofko’s 25 years of experience …