Tag Archives: innovation

HomeGrid Forum welcomes UVAX as they lead G.hn innovation for the future of energy efficient Smart Cities and Smart Grids

Technology leader UVAX will cement HomeGrid Forum’s expansion into new areas Beaverton, US, 29 June 2020: HomeGrid Forum welcomes global technology solutions provider UVAX as an Adopter member to support the growth and deployment of Smart Cities and Smart Grids. UVAX considers today’s public lighting to be an expensive and underutilized infrastructure, which represents an… Read More »

Taking Healthcare Innovation Beyond the “Peloton Crowd” | Andy Slavitt, Town Hall Ventures

Health Tech Feb 13, 2020• By JESSICA DaMASSA, WTF HEALTH Andy Slavitt, former Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and founder and partner at Town Hall Ventures, talks about how venture capitalists and health tech startups can help make healthcare more affordable and accessible for the 130 million Americans beyond the… Read More »

Partners launches expansive 5-year digital health innovation plan

Partners HealthCare on Thursday announced a new five-year technology initiative designed to drive digital innovation, improve clinical care and enhance the patient experience. WHY IT MATTERSPartners officials say the program – as part of its five-year systemwide strategy and rebranding designed to position it as “health care system of the future” – will focus on… Read More »

Global innovation: Luka® helps children discover their passion for books

Luka®, the reading companion for children, is a unique storyteller unlike any other. In the form of a smart owl, Luka® sees the title of any children’s book and reads it out page by page in a captivating and emotional way. Thanks to this simple form of artificial intelligence, children can have their favourite books… Read More »

Humana CEO: Competition and innovation lower drug prices better than just putting a cap on them

Legislation that would put a cap on prices pharmaceutical companies can charge for their prescription drugs can be effective in reducing health costs, Humana CEO Bruce Broussard said Friday. But U.S. lawmakers should also include in their proposals rules that would facilitate greater competition and innovation, Broussard said in an interview with CNBC’s Bertha Coombs.… Read More »

VA launches new innovation center

With a mission of caring for thousands of patients across multiple facilities, the VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) knows any innovation in care is worth it. Across 10 facilities that comprise almost 900 beds, VAPAHCS has the task of managing the care of 85,000 veterans, which means making the best of all that… Read More »