Invenio Genetics and Imagene Labs Grow Partnership to Bring Inclusive Ancestry-Based Genetic Risk Scores to U.S. Market

One of the largest gaps in worldwide DNA analysis is the predominantly European source data of most companies’ genetic databases. Imagene Labs’ polygenic risk scoring analysis system uses datasets from the world’s most prominent and diverse ethnic groups to offer improved accuracy and inclusivity in genetic assessment. Invenio Genetics will provide this proprietary technology to…

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Lab Team Researches and Builds Path to Bring LiveBand to Market

Getting a great idea to market takes a lot of behind-the-scenes work. Our innovation process runs from market and intellectual property research to prototype development and assessment. And with the right product, we’re aiming for the best commercialization channel. Take a look behind the curtain on how we’re supporting LiveBand, a new device that could make a high-grade therapy more accessible.

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Innovator Reimagines Muscle Rehabilitation Therapy with Wearable Blood Flow Restriction Device

A device the size of a smartphone could deliver easier, affordable therapy for muscle recovery and development. Under development with the Lab, the LiveBand puts short-term limits on a limb’s blood flow, which pushes muscles to work harder under less stress. Dr. Eric Bowman explains how he’s creating a more accessible version of a proven therapy – with the potential to move from the physical therapy studio to the corner gym.

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DotMed Healthcare Business News | Tech Knowledge Associates and American Medical Imaging Announce Imaging Equipment Sales and Service Partnership

La Palma, Calif. – The formation of American Medical Imaging (AMI) from six medical imaging technology sales and service companies across the continental U.S. was announced today by The Innovation Institute and Tech Knowledge Associates (TKA), its subsidiary specializing in full-risk healthcare technology management. The new AMI partnership of experienced imaging technology firms was brought…

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24 x 7 Magazine | Tech Knowledge Associates, American Medical Imaging Announce Imaging Equipment Sales and Service Partnership

The Innovation Institute, along with Tech Knowledge Associates (TKA), its subsidiary specializing in full-risk healthcare technology management, announces the formation of American Medical Imaging (AMI) from six medical imaging technology sales and service companies across the continental U.S. The new AMI partnership of experienced imaging technology firms was brought together to deliver the entire spectrum…

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TechNation | TKA, AMI Announce Imaging Equipment Sales & Service Partnership

The formation of American Medical Imaging (AMI) from six medical imaging technology sales and service companies across the continental U.S. was announced by The Innovation Institute and Tech Knowledge Associates (TKA), its subsidiary specializing in full-risk healthcare technology management (HTM). The new AMI partnership of experienced imaging technology firms was brought together to deliver the…

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Tech Knowledge Associates and American Medical Imaging Announce Imaging Equipment Sales & Service Partnership | Business Under Sponsorship of The Innovation Institute

La Palma, Calif. – The formation of American Medical Imaging (AMI) from six medical imaging technology sales and service companies across the continental U.S. was announced today by The Innovation Institute and Tech Knowledge Associates (TKA), its subsidiary specializing in full-risk healthcare technology management.  The new AMI partnership of experienced imaging technology firms was brought…

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Medical Device News Magazine | How Power of the Cloud and HBNS Team Save the Day for Primary Care Provider During a Pandemic

Leadership from HBNS, an IT service provider, and Santa Rosa Community Health, an essential primary health care provider, announced today that they have released a case study. The case study shows how the two organizations collaborated together to respond quickly to the technology needs of health care staff, whose jobs were already challenging enough during these…

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ABC7 News | HBNS Collaborates with Santa Rosa Community Health to Revamp IT to Maximize Patient Care

Our subsidiary Hospitality Business Network Solutions (HBNS), LLC was featured on ABC News today, along with their client Santa Rosa Community Health to share how they collaborated to tackle IT challenges faced by the health care provider to serve its 40,000 patients while dealing with the effects of destructive wildfires and a global pandemic; infrastructure damage, outages and massive…

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TechNation | Healthcare Technology Group Inks GPO Agreement

Healthcare Technology Group, an industry leader in delivering healthcare technology solutions, has announced a new agreement for medical equipment management and repair services with Intalere, a healthcare GPO. Through this agreement, Intalere members will receive negotiated pricing on HTG’s custom, flexible asset management plans to assist with the management and maintenance of medical devices across…

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Lab’s ‘Boots on the Ground’ Nurtures Innovation Culture at Avera Health

Avera Health Complex

When people ask me what I do for a living, I tell them that I work for a unique healthcare incubator. I’m the Innovation Lab’s “boots on the ground” at Avera Health. I’m here to help enhance and grow the culture of innovation through the system, which includes hospitals, clinics and other healthcare services across four states in the Upper Midwest.

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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 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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Medical Construction & Design Magazine | HVAC & Infection Control

By Jerry McPhail, Vice President of Operations, Petra Designing for effective infection control in healthcare facilities has to begin with an understanding of how infections spread, where the high-risk areas are in a facility and the operational and logistical need of the staff, patients and visitors. There are a multitude of operational considerations to include…

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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

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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Healthcare Innovation Magazine | Why Healthcare Leaders Must Take Risks and Not Have Regrets

It’s no surprise that the culture for healthcare is one that is averse to taking risk, but we need innovation to transform and improve patient care Joe Randolph, Industry Voice In healthcare, physicians are trained to follow protocols, use evidence-based medicine, standardize processes and eliminate variation.  Any variation in care delivery that results in a…

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TechNation|TKA, HTG Form Asset Management Business

The formation of an asset management firm, Healthcare Technology Group (HTG), was announced by The Innovation Institute and Tech Knowledge Associates (TKA), its subsidiary specializing in full-risk health care technology management. Drawing from decades of service and experience, HTG aims to reinvent and simplify the concept of medical equipment management. HTG will be led by…

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Medical Product Outsourcing Magazine | TKA and HTG Form Asset Management Business

Announce Steve Cannon as president and CEO The Innovation Institute and Tech Knowledge Associates (TKA) have formed Healthcare Technology Group (HTG), an asset management firm. Drawing from decades of service and experience, HTG aims to reinvent and simplify the concept of medical equipment management.   HTG will be led by Steve Cannon as president and CEO. Cannon has a long and distinguished…

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Tech Knowledge Associates and Healthcare Technology Group Announce Formation of Asset Management Business | Partnership Under Sponsorship of The Innovation Institute

La Palma, Calif. – The formation of an asset management firm, Healthcare Technology Group (HTG), was announced today by The Innovation Institute and Tech Knowledge Associates (TKA), its subsidiary specializing in full-risk health care technology management. Drawing from decades of service and experience, HTG aims to reinvent and simplify the concept of medical equipment management. …

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South Sound Magazine | MultiCare Health System to Launch Innovation Program

MultiCare Health System announced today a partnership with the Innovation Institute to advance its efforts to creatively address health care issues. This collaboration will provide the clinical teams and staff at MultiCare with new resources to support innovation to improve health care, reduce costs, and enhance and save lives. MultiCare entered into the agreement with the Innovation…

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Becker’s Hospital Review | MultiCare to Launch New Health Innovation Program

By Jackie Drees   Tacoma, Wash.-based MultiCare Health System is partnering with The Innovation Institute to implement a program focused on creating new medical devices and products to improve patient experiences.   MultiCare tapped The Innovation Institute, which serves as a medical device incubator for experts to develop new healthcare ideas and build prototypes, to assist with…

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MultiCare Health System to Launch Innovation Program

Orange County, CA & Pierce County, WA – MultiCare Health System announced today a partnership with The Innovation Institute to advance its efforts to creatively address health care issues.  This collaboration will provide the clinical teams and staff at MultiCare with new resources to support innovation to improve health care, reduce costs, and enhance and…

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FutureSense and inHealth Strategies Form Partnership

(San Rafael, CA) – Jim Finkelstein, President, CEO and Founder, FutureSense, LLC; and Dr. Stephanie Mills, President, inHealth Strategies, LLC, announced today that they have formed a strategic partnership. “The ability to partner with cutting-edge innovation to assist our clients and our team in navigating this new normal is crucial,” said Finkelstein. “We need to…

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Informatics Capstone Teams Design Device to Reduce Noise in Hospitals and Prototype for Children with Autism

Since 2013, the Innovation Institute has been collaborating with healthcare providers and the general public to bring new ideas to market that help transform care delivery. This year, the Institute tested out a new kind of collaboration, partnering with UCI students working on senior capstone projects. In particular, its Innovation Lab sponsored two student teams…

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