Health care Innovation Ecosystem Partners


Our work with the Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub and 11|TEN is an example of Cerner’s dedication to discovering and accelerating innovation by collaborating with clients to identify first-of-kind solutions that solve some of health care’s most pressing challenges.

“We are committed to developing solutions to problems that have never been solved before and spreading that innovation throughout health care,” said Jeff Townsend, Executive Vice President and Chief of Innovation, Cerner. “Building on our long-term partnership with Emory Healthcare, we are collaborating to identify and solve for challenges as they arise during clinical care. Working in tandem with health systems in their living laboratories offers the opportunity to rapidly discover ideas and create solutions that have the potential to improve health and care.”


Konica Minolta Healthcare is a world-class provider and market leader in medical diagnostic imaging and healthcare information technology.

Konica Minolta and the Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub will focus on ways to further advance personalizing an individual’s care with the goal of establishing a patient-centered healthcare ecosystem.

“Konica Minolta is excited to partner with Emory University and the Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub to drive innovation and improve patient care, from primary imaging to precision medicine,” says David Widmann, President and CEO of Konica Minolta Healthcare. “Emory’s model of innovation is founded on the idea that industry and healthcare providers, together, can solve problems faster than either alone. Konica Minolta has a deep history of bringing innovation to healthcare and we have a shared vision that imaging and genetics, along with rapid access to an individual’s complete medical record, will enable clinicians to deliver healthcare in an enhanced manner that drives the future of personalized medicine.”


Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with more than 95 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. This heritage has given them experience and capabilities that also enable them to help people defeat obesity, haemophilia, growth disorders and other serious chronic diseases.

Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs approximately 43,200 people in 80 countries, and markets its products in more than 170 countries.

“Innovation that benefits people with serious chronic diseases like diabetes and obesity is central to our purpose, and we strive to find new medicines and new ways people can access them. We are focused on exploring innovative avenues that better outcomes for people. Our partnership with the Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub can help us do just that,” says Steve Albers, Corporate Vice President, Market Access and Public Affairs, Novo Nordisk Inc.



Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) is a leading health technology company focused on improving people's health and enabling better outcomes across the health continuum from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Philips leverages advanced technology and deep clinical and consumer insights to deliver integrated solutions. Headquartered in the Netherlands, the company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care. Philips generated 2018 sales of EUR 18.1 billion and employs approximately 77,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries.


Sharecare is the leading digital health company that enables people – no matter where they are in their health journey – to go from assessment to action, and connect to the personalized information, evidence-based programs, benefits, community resources and health services they need to live their best lives.

Sharecare joined forces with Emory Healthcare and 11|TEN to accelerate the development of evidence-based digital health solutions aimed at improving the health of populations everywhere, starting with those here in Georgia.

“There are ample opportunities to improve both quality and efficiency within hospital systems, but to affect the disruption we believe is necessary, we needed a partner that shares not only our passion for demand-driven, consumer-centric innovation but also our philosophy of empathy – and Emory Healthcare is that partner. The Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub enables us to tap into Emory’s robust environment, ideally positioning us to identify and solve healthcare system challenges right at the source,” said Jeff Arnold, Founder, Chairman & CEO of Sharecare.


Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

“Stryker recognizes the impact digital healthcare can have on patients and our customers.” said Robert C. Cohen, Vice President, Global R&D and Chief Technology Officer, Joint Replacement Division. “In order to live up to our mission, as we develop innovative technology, we need a comprehensive picture of the entire healthcare landscape. The partnership with Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub will ensure the voice of healthcare professionals, patients and all stakeholders continue to be the forefront of everything we do.”