24×7 Magazine | American Medical Imaging Names New President & CEO

American Medical Imaging (AMI) named Jim Spearman as the organization’s new president and CEO, following the recent retirement of Steve Cannon who recently held the positions. “Upon the announcement of Steve Cannon’s retirement as President & CEO of AMI, we engaged in a careful search for the right successor, a leader with the vision and experience…

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TechNation Magazine | MultiMedical Systems Earns ISO Certification

The MultiMedical Systems LLC (MMS) quality management system has earned ISO 13485:2016 certification from Orion. The three-year certification verifies that MMS – which provides medical device sales, service and repair – developed and implemented a quality management system that conforms to the international requirements for medical devices. The independent International Organization for Standardization, based in…

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MultiMedical Systems Earns International Quality Certification for Medical Devices

FRESNO, CALIFORNIA – The MultiMedical Systems, LLC (MMS) Quality Management System has earned ISO 13485:2016 certification from Orion. The three-year certification verifies that MMS, which provides medical device sales, service, and repair, developed, and implemented a quality management system that conforms to the international requirements for medical devices. The independent International Organization for Standardization, based…

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DOTmed Healthcare Business News | Jim Spearman

American Medical Imaging appoints president & CEO La Palma, CA – Upon the announcement of Steve Cannon’s retirement as President & CEO of AMI, we engaged in a careful search for the right successor, a leader with the vision and experience to guide our organization to new successes, both regionally and nationally. It is with…

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24×7 Magazine | MultiMedical Systems Nabs ISO 13485:2016 Certification

The MultiMedical Systems (MMS) Quality Management System has earned ISO 13485:2016 certification from Orion. The three-year certification verifies that MMS, which provides medical device sales, service, and repair, developed and implemented a quality management system that conforms to the international requirements for medical devices. The independent International Organization for Standardization, based in Geneva, Switzerland and founded in 1947, develops…

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Accelerate In-House Innovation with a Subscription Partnership

By Ryan Kelly At this very moment, someone on your frontline staff is pondering a really good idea for improving some aspect of healthcare. It could be a medical device. It could be a digital tool. What will happen to that idea? Usually, the answer is nothing. Or the innovator will give it away to…

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Innovation Lab’s Best Advice for Healthcare Innovators

“There’s got to be a better way.”    This common phrase “is like a homing beacon,” says Innovation Lab General Manager Ryan Kelly, that indicates a pressing, unmet need and a new product opportunity. Healthcare professionals find themselves thinking it all the time, so they become experts in developing creative workarounds.   Here’s one example. The standard…

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What Has the Pandemic Revealed About the Health Care Delivery System?

Published Originally On: CHAUSA By: Joe Randolph President and CEO, Innovation Institute Over the past two years, the pandemic has exposed significant gaps and weaknesses within the U.S. health care delivery system. Although the speed of the development, approvals and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines in the U.S. strongly make the case that our health care…

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Startups Demonstrate Power of AI and Machine Learning to Reshape Healthcare

By Suzy Engwall In healthcare, some problems are so enormous and complex that a solution has long seemed impossible. Artificial intelligence and machine learning promise new insights into these multifactorial challenges, as we learned at our recent Startup Demo Day: AI and Machine Learning. Not only that, but artificial intelligence in healthcare is enabling humans…

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Meet Avera’s Physical Therapy Leader Turned Prolific Inventor

Nicolle Samuels is a problem-solver. And because her background is in physical therapy, that has meant solving problems for patients. “I feel like I’m naturally able to take a look at what’s going on and solve a problem, either for an individual patient or for something bigger that affects patients organizationwide,” said Samuels, who oversees…

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Behavioral Health Stakeholders Fuel Design Thinking Process

By Melissa Goodwin Transferring patients suffering behavioral health crises from Emergency Departments (EDs) in hospitals from coast to coast into proper care is a largely manual process involving many stakeholders. But as the Innovation Lab and Bon Secours Mercy Health (BSMH) seek to prevent potential complications and delays in this widespread process, it isn’t just about…

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MedCity News | Provider-Owned Innovation Lab Partners with Olive to Build Automation Tools

Innovation Lab, an incubator owned by six nonprofit health systems, is joining forces with Olive to co-develop technology that will automate operational and clinical workflows. The companies will leverage Olive’s AI platform, as well as Innovation Lab’s frontline access to its health system owners. By ANUJA VAIDYA  Newport Beach, California-based Innovation Lab, the incubator collaboratively owned…

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Modern Healthcare | Innovation Institute Looks to Jumpstart Automation, Robotic Processes

JESSICA KIM COHEN  MODERN HEALTHCARE  The Innovation Institute, a for-profit company owned by six not-for-profit health systems, has entered into a co-development agreement with robotic process automation company Olive. The partnership, announced Tuesday, is run through the Innovation Institute’s healthcare incubator subsidiary, called the Innovation Lab. The Innovation Lab will work with Olive to co-develop and commercialize…

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Innovation Lab Announces Partnership with Olive to Maximize Automation Capabilities for Health Care

Newport Beach, Calif. – Innovation Lab, Innovation Institute’s nationwide healthcare incubator, announced today a strategic alliance with Olive, the automation company creating the Internet of Healthcare, to bring new products to market and drive value for their clients. “We see potential for an unlimited pipeline of co-developed solutions developed on Olive’s robust platform to address…

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Novel Study Guide Preps Surgical Residents for Oral Board Demands

The oral exam to become a board-certified surgeon is unnerving: a trio of 30-minute cases with questions fired from a panel of surgical experts. Avera transplant surgeon and intensivist Dr. Sujit Vijay Sakpal reimagined how to prepare specifically for this experience, which requires different skills than those in an operating room. Learn how his hot-off-the-presses study guide, complete with hand-drawn illustrations, is arming future test-takers with those unique skills.

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CHAUSA Award Recipients for 2020-2021

During the Catholic Health Association of the United States Assembly on June 14 and 15, 2021, the following five awards that recognize remarkable contributions to Catholic health care were presented during a virtual Assembly. Congratulations to the health system members of our Innovation Institute collaborative who were recognized! CHAUSA Award Recipients 2020-2021

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Koazie® on Their Side | A Case Manager’s IT Tool That Helps Ensure Patients Are Placed in the Best Place for Healing After Hospitalization

Melissa Ramirez, MSW, LCSW, CT, ACM serves as the director of Case Management & Social Services for Providence St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif. She has an important job that requires her to ensure the care of our most fragile population, the elderly. She carefully places Providence St. Joseph’s patients in the best place for…

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Sioux Falls Argus Leader | Sioux Falls Startup Helen’s Plan Announces Partnership with California-Based Company

A Sioux Falls-based startup company has announced a partnership that will significantly affect its growth as a platform, owners say. Helen’s Plan is an online tool named after owner Walter Portz’s mother that helps people streamline, prioritize and put their end of life affairs in order. Users can organize their personal data such as insurance, contact information and important…

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HomeCare Magazine | Koazie Partners With Helen’s Plan to Provide Advanced Directive Planning

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. —Transition of care management platform provider Koazie announced its partnership with Helen’s Plan, a complementary tool for advanced directive planning, as part of Koazie’s vision to provide a comprehensive set of resources for senior care.  “Through this new partnership, seniors and their families will not only be able to learn about and…

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Sierra News | Innovation Lab and Valley Children’s Pediatric Innovation Showcase to Highlight Opportunities in Underserved Population

Home » Headlines » County » Innovation Lab and Valley Children’s Pediatric Innovation Showcase to Highlight Opportunities in Underserved Population Innovation Lab announced today that they will host a virtual Startup Demo Day on May 20 to highlight opportunities in the underserved pediatric sector. The Pediatrics Innovation Startup Demo Day is co-hosted by Valley Children’s Healthcare https://www.valleychildrens.org and is sponsored by Medlinehttps://www.medline.com, the…

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Koazie and Helen’s Plan Collaborate to Offer Comfort and Peace of Mind to Seniors and Their Families

Newport Beach, California — Transition of Care Management platform provider Koazie announced its partnership with Helen’s Plan, a complementary tool for advanced directive planning, today as part of Koazie’s vision to provide a comprehensive set of resources for senior care. “Through this new partnership, seniors and their families will not only be able to learn…

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