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Four Best Practices for Leading for Innovation

By Lab Staff / December 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Four Best Practices for Leading for Innovation

During this past year, which has been dramatically shaped by our response to the coronavirus pandemic, healthcare workers demonstrated they could push through stress, pain and untold human suffering to find better ways to care for others. Their collective creativity and innovation has been phenomenal, leading to: faster, more efficient supply chains for critical equipment and…

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Pandemic Generates Best Practices for Pediatric Telehealth

By Lab Staff / December 15, 2020 / Comments Off on Pandemic Generates Best Practices for Pediatric Telehealth

By their very nature, pandemics stress healthcare networks, as providers are constantly adapting to new best practices that drive quality patient care. In the case of COVID-19, the challenge of providing preventative, acute and chronic treatment has been complicated by the risk of respiratory spread. The obvious solution? Telehealth, where secure video capabilities allow for…

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Hackathon Generates Ideas to Change Pediatric Healthcare Delivery

By Lab Staff / November 17, 2020 / Comments Off on Hackathon Generates Ideas to Change Pediatric Healthcare Delivery

A pandemic can’t hold great ideas and solutions at bay, especially when it comes to improving healthcare for young patients. In fact, the coronavirus environment is generating a new slate of tough challenges to solve if we’re to successfully navigate today’s world. Getting to the right answers is about creating an opportunity for smart people…

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Inventors Create BayWin Closed Circuit Valve to Protect Patients and Caregivers

By Lab Staff / November 5, 2020 / Comments Off on Inventors Create BayWin Closed Circuit Valve to Protect Patients and Caregivers

For two decades, Dr. Harry Bayron and Neil Winthrop worked to reimagine a safer ventilator valve so providers could easily treat patients and protect everyone in the room. Then came a chance online mention of the Innovation Lab – and the novel coronavirus pandemic. Bayron, a retired pediatric cardiologist, and Winthrop, a respiratory therapist, had long tinkered with…

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