Press Releases

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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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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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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MultiMedical Systems Expands into Washington

$2.5 Million in New Business Contracts in Multiple States, ISO 13485 Certification Fresno, CA — MultiMedical Systems (MMS), a subsidiary of The Innovation Institute, announced today its latest expansion into the state of Washington. MMS President Daren Kneeland says that Perry Morgan, Northwest Sales Director, and a team of technicians have hit the ground running.…

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The Innovation Institute to Be Featured at SoCal HIMSS CIO Forum | Health IT Driving Innovation: The Road to Care Transformation

Newport Beach, CA  –  Today, The Innovation Institute announced that it will participate in the SoCal HIMSS 11th Annual CIO Forum Health IT driving Innovation: The Road to Care Transformation on November 13, 2018 at The Center at Cathedral Plaza in Los Angeles. The action-packed Forum will include national thought leaders Daniel Barchi, SVP and CIO…

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FutureSense Welcomes Dan Walter, Melanie Jameson & Kellie Fielding | Leveraging Extensive Total Rewards Knowledge to Tailor Motivational Solutions

La Palma, Calif. – FutureSense, LLC is pleased to welcome Dan Walter (Managing Consultant), Melanie Jameson (Senior Consultant & Director, Marketing and Communications), and Kellie Fielding (Consultant & Director, Client Success). Walter, Jameson, and Fielding come most recently from Performensation and will combine their skills with FutureSense, LLC as part of FutureSense’s mission to expand its…

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Expanding Care: Healthcare Design & Construction Installs New Relocatable MRI Building at St. Joseph Health, St. Mary Medical Center High Desert

APPLE VALLEY — June 26, 2018 — The first days of summer will see the installation of a new MRI building at St. Joseph Health, St. Mary Medical Center that will serve patients from across the High Desert region and beyond. Petra ICS and Healthcare Design & Construction (HDC), both Innovation Institute companies, have been…

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New Research Highlights Changing Dynamics of Medical Office Space

Perspective on Market Influences Driving Change La Palma, Calif. –  Petra Integrated Construction Strategies (Petra ICS), the capital planning and construction management subsidiary of The Innovation Institute, announced today the availability of a new white paper: Changing Dynamics of Medical Office Space – Perspective on Market Influences that are Driving Change, which provides perspective as…

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Innovation Lab Rolls Out Elevating Arm Sling Across Pharmacy Locations

 Part of  Strategy to Deliver Better Health La Palma & Newport Beach, CA –  Today, the Innovation Lab, a subsidiary of The Innovation Institute, which serves as its health care incubator, announced the rollout of the CVS HealthTM Elevating Arm Sling, a custom-designed hand elevation support. In partnership with Apothecary Products, LLC, the Elevating Arm Sling…

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Petra Integrated Construction Strategies Selected By Westwind Realty to Facilitate Build of Hospital in Lubbock, Texas

        La Palma, CA — Petra Integrated Construction Strategies (Petra ICS), a subsidiary of The Innovation Institute, has been selected by Westwind Realty to serve as advisors and owner representatives for the development of a new hospital that will replace the current Grace Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. Westwind — formed as…

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RedCrow Announces Partnership with World Class Healthcare Incubator Innovation Institute

Connecting Healthcare Startups with Equity Crowdfunding via The Institute’s Expansive Network San Francisco, CA  — RedCrow Inc., an equity crowdfunding platform with a unique focus on well-curated opportunities within the healthcare industry, has announced a partnership with The Innovation Institute Inc., one of the foremost incubators for growing healthcare startups.  For their part, The Innovation…

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The Innovation Institute IT Firm Hospitality Business Network Solutions Completes First Internship for Taller San Jose Hope Builders’ IT Program

La Palma, Calif. –   The Innovation Institute subsidiary Hospitality Business Network Solutions (HBNS), an IT management firm, has completed its first field internship for trainees of Hope Builders’ Information Technology Program. The 16-week intensive skills training program is provided through a collaboration between Santa Ana College Computer Science Department and Hope Builders. Participants complete the…

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The Innovation Institute Signs Agreement with Avera PACE to Offer Services to PACE Customers

La Palma, CA & Sioux Falls, SD – The Innovation Institute is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with the Avera PACE national group purchasing organization to showcase some of the service offerings of The Institute. Avera PACE provides healthcare systems and providers with personal service and access to cost-effective contracts, bottom-line savings,…

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Mercy Health Invests in The Innovation Institute

Fulfills Commitment to Transformative Healthcare La Palma, CA – The Innovation Institute is pleased to announce that Mercy Health, a Catholic health ministry serving Ohio and Kentucky, has signed an agreement to become its sixth member owner. The Innovation Institute is an independent for-profit LLC. It is structured to facilitate innovation among physicians, employees of health…

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Innovation Institute Chief Investment Officer To Speak at Connected Health Summit in San Diego

La Palma, Calif. –  The Innovation Institute’s Chief Investment Officer Barry Didato will serve as a keynote speaker at Parks Associates’ 4th-annual Connected Health Summit: Engaging the Consumer, August 29-31 in San Diego, CA. He will lead the Pitch Session: VC Perspectives on Connected Health Startups Live Pitch and Discussion. The executive conference features health…

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Innovation Lab Partners with Xerox and PARC to Develop Solutions That Improve Health Care

NORWALK, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Xerox Corporation (NYSE:XRX) and PARC, A Xerox Company, will partner with the Innovation Lab, an Innovation Institute company, to tackle health care challenges through collaboration in medical technology, engineering and robotics. “The idea behind the partnership is to bring together an organization well versed in advanced technology, such as printed electronics, machine learning…

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The Innovation Institute to Host Hospital Association of Southern California Workshop Designed By FutureSense to Solve Nursing Span of Control Issues

      The Innovation Institute announced today that it will host a timely workshop Nursing Span of Control at its Innovation Lab in Newport Beach, Calif. on Sept. 14, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The workshop for C-Suite executives is intended to help them resolve issues related to: The impact of Span…

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Tech Knowledge Associates’ Team Presents at MD Expo on Alternate Equipment Maintenance Program

Develops Template for Risk Assessment Process Irvine, Calif. – Tech Knowledge Associates (TKA), an Innovation Institute subsidiary that specializes in clinical technology management, announced today that their team will exhibit and present at the MD Expo in Irvine, Calif. April 9-11, 2017. MD Expo is a leading health care technology management conference that features world-class…

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The Innovation Institute and FutureSense, LLC Announce Joint Venture with O’Brien Group, LLC Focused on Executive Leadership Coaching and Executive Team Consulting

Helping Health Care Executive Teams Lead Better, Live Better and Achieve More. The Innovation Institute and FutureSense are pleased to announce that the O’Brien Group, a health care executive coaching firm, is the newest member of its Enterprise Development Group (EDG) portfolio of health care service companies. Established in 1992 and based in Cincinnati, Ohio,…

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Population Health Solutions Provider inHealth Strategies Joins The Innovation Institute as Subsidiary

Population health solutions provider inHealth Strategies has joined The Innovation Institute as its 14th Enterprise Development Group subsidiary. The company is a niche player in the emerging, value-based health care industry offering evaluation and planning for population health solutions, customized wellness services, and innovative care models. Their services are aimed at effectively managing the health…

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The Innovation Institute Welcomes Dr. Christina Waters, Life Science Innovation Expert

La Palma, Calif. – March 30, 2017– The Innovation Institute announced today that Dr. Christina Waters has joined the organization to serve as the Innovation Lab Executive in Residence, specializing in life science innovation. Dr. Christina Waters has been responsible for leading medical research in a broad range of organizations ranging from academia and disease –…

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