OC Register | OC Girls Learn About Jobs in Construction

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ORANGE COUNTY GIRLS LEARN ABOUT JOB OPPORTUNITIES IN CONSTRUCTION About 40 young women from Orange County high schools recently learned about a career opportunity they might not have thought of before: construction. The girls took a tour of Newport Beach’s Innovation Lab on June 25 to learn about the possibilities in the construction industry and other engineering and management-related trades. …

Pasadena Star News | The Innovation Institute and Caltech Sign MOU

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The Innovation Institute and Caltech Sign MOU for Future Development Projects The Innovation Institute announced today that the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has signed amemorandum of understanding that will give The Innovation Institute the opportunity to collaborate directly with researchers at Caltech on the development of new healthcare products. Read more…

MedCity News | How Six Sigma is Holding Back True Innovation in Healthcare

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How Six Sigma is holding back true innovation in healthcare By Joe Randolph Today, most healthcare organizations operate in ways that are antithetical to innovation. The trend in patient-centered healthcare is to focus on stability, predictability, standardization and the avoidance of risk. Process engineers are deployed to help hospitals and healthcare systems eliminate waste and improve their organizations using Lean …

Medical Construction & Design | Petra-ICS Completes QVMC Herman Family Pavilion

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QUEEN OF THE VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER HERMAN FAMILY PAVILION COMPLETE LA PALMA, Calif. – Petra Integrated Construction Strategies, a subsidiary of The Innovation Institute, announced it has completed the design and construction of The Herman Family Pavilion on the campus of Queen of the Valley Medical Center, Napa, California. Driven by California’s seismic mandate, Petra and the project team responded …

Physician News Network | OC’s Bone-Rad Therapeutics Teams with Innovation Institute on New Bone Cancer Treatment

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Orange County company Bone-Rad Therapeutics Inc. will work with The Innovation Institute to accelerate development of its new treatment for bone cancer by leveraging The Institute’s expertise, industry affiliations and resources. Read more… Harry B. Skinner, M.D., Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Orthopedic Surgery, UC Irvine; Current Private Practice, St Jude Heritage Medical Group

Physician News Network | Innovation Institute to Help OC Physician Bring ExerFloat Rehabilitation Device to Market

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Innovation Institute to Help OC Physician Bring ExerFloat Rehabilitation Device to Market The Innovation Institute is working with physicians across the St. Joseph Health system to help them develop and commercialize their ideas for new products. “We launched the rollout in early November and already have over 40 ideas at various stages of evaluation,” said Joe Randolph, president and CEO …

Information Week | Millennial Boomers Want Different Healthcare Conveniences

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As systematic changes in US healthcare convert patients into consumers, hospitals must meet each generation’s measures of quality. The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems, better known as HCAHPS (pronounced H-caps), is the national, standardized, publicly reported survey of patients’ perspectives of hospital care — an increasingly important metric as hospitals learn to treat patients more like consumers …

OC Register | Google Glass Taps Digital Technology

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In its Quest to Transform Education, Google Glass Taps Digital technology. UC Irvine is teaming up with Google Inc. to become the first medical school in the nation to outfit its students with the company’s Glass wearable technology. Students will be able to witness doctors’ surgeries or patient visits up close and personal, while sitting miles away. Joe Randolph, president …

MedCity News | Looking to Physicians as Champions for Change and Innovation

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Physicians are  scientists at heart. They are continuously seeking to learn new techniques and  ways to practice medicine. They are drawn to discovery and exploring new  frontiers. Physicians are champions for innovation. The Innovation Institute was  formed with this in mind. After only a few months of operation, we are beginning  to see some of the many ideas from physicians, …

Physcicans News Network | Innovation Lab in first Stages of Launching Doctors Ideas

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Newport Beach’s Innovation Lab in First Stages of Launching Doctors’ Ideas The CEO of a healthcare incubator in Orange County said the company is in the beginning stages of tapping St. Joseph Health and Bon Secours Health System physicians for “better ways” to deliver healthcare. Joe Randolph, CEO of the Innovation Institute LLC., which runs the Innovation Lab incubator in …

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 …

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…