TEAMWORK: Michele Genet Senior Director, Far West Staffing Services (FWSS) Michele Genet was nominated by several of her peers and all have praised her for her perseverance and teamwork during very challenging times, especially the loss of a beloved colleague. She has the diplomacy and expertise to create a perfect balance between the needs of…

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Jim Finkelstein, President, CEO and Founder, FutureSense, LLC; and Makenzie Rath, President, Talent Plus, Inc., announced today they have formed a strategic partnership. “The ability to partner with a long-term business and trusted advisor with know-how and expertise in areas that complement the types of services and solutions Talent Plus wants to be able to…

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By Dave Francoeur Where is it?Is it being used?Is it broken?Is it clean? Every day, hospital clinical staff waste valuable time asking these questions about portable clinical devices – questions an established clinical equipment maintenance program would render moot, because staff would have what they need when they need it. Without a clinical equipment cleanliness…

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Newport Beach, Calif. – Today, Innovation Lab, a subsidiary of The Innovation Institute, announced the top three ideas that resulted from their first Hackathon, a collaborative endeavor focused on transforming pediatrics held at their Orange County incubator facility February 7-9, 2020. Hacking Pediatrics 2020 participants included researchers, coders, data scientists, software engineers, nurses, physicians, entrepreneurs…

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By Graham Ulkins BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Thinking outside the box comes naturally to Dr. Kenny Civello. But, it’s what he’s putting in some boxes that helps patients diagnosed with heart failure. “When you come in the hospital, you’re sick, it’s a diagnosis for you, it’s very overwhelming for you to take in new…

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NEWPORT BEACH, CA — Girls from Girl Scout Cadette Troop 3116 in Laguna Niguel were given the opportunity this week to earn their Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) badge by experiencing STEM in action at the Innovation Lab in Newport Beach, Calif.  Innovation Lab National Director Suzy Engwall said, “We began with a Deep Dive…

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Innovation became more of an organizational imperative than ever before in 2019, with many hospitals and health systems creating innovation centers, programs and investment funds throughout the year. Here are 18 organizations that launched new innovation programs and projects in the second half of the year, when Becker’s began documenting these efforts on a dedicated…

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– 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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