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This Week in Healthtech:
Are Healthcare Innovation Hubs the Future?

Week Ending 06-22-18: Healthcare innovation hubs become the future for many healthcare centers

Funding Healthcare Accelerators, An HHS Unit is Taking a VC Approach to Innovation

DRIVe, a subsidiary of the Department of Health and Human Services is taking a new approach to detecting and managing outbreaks. By providing funding to incubators throughout the US, DRIVe is looking to identify new technologies to solve health security problems. Read more.

UCHealth Innovation Center to Advance Clinical Decision Support, AI

UCHealth is building a new type of clinical space to transform healthcare delivery and clinical efficiency. The new innovation lab, will bring together entrepreneurs, technologists and clinicians, fostering a higher level of collaboration and allowing for increased integration between AI and medical providers. Read more.

AARP, Startups Partner to Study Digital Healthcare Technology

AARP partners with digital health startup Pillo Health to launch pilot study of a “health-focused robotic companion.” The voice and video assistant tool aims to improve disease management, medication adherence, and access to care providers direct from the patient’s home. This partnership marks the first of what will likely be many focused on improving the lives of the 50-plus consumer. Read more.

Israeli Startup Carbyne Brings 911 Calls Into the 21st Century

Emory Healthcare Announces New Innovation Hub

Emory Healthcare announced its Innovation Hub set to launch September 2018. In collaboration with Sharecare, a digital health company, Emory seeks to accelerate the development and adoption of healthcare technology solutions as well as raising a venture fund to support developing technologies. Read more.

Lancaster General Health to Host Innovation Lab

Another innovation laboratory makes news, this time with a certification program geared for startups developing products, services, and solutions that are working to improve the healthcare industry. The latest from Health Data Management delves into the Smart Health Innovation Lab efforts and its major industry partners. Read more.