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EMORY HEALTHCARE INNOVATION HUB AND KONICA MINOLTA HEALTHCARE HOST REALIZING INNOVATION EVENT ON FUTURE OF PERSONALIZED MEDICINE

Pictured above from left to right: James Lewis, Co-Founder and CEO of 11|TEN Innovation Partners; Scott D. Boden, M.D., Vice President of Business Innovation, Emory Healthcare; David Widmann, President and CEO, Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas.

Pictured above from left to right: James Lewis, Co-Founder and CEO of 11|TEN Innovation Partners; Scott D. Boden, M.D., Vice President of Business Innovation, Emory Healthcare; David Widmann, President and CEO, Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas.

 

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ATLANTA (July 10, 2019) - To elevate the conversation and learnings around the initial problems facing health care and the innovation needed to solve them, the Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub launched the Realizing Innovation Event Series.

Produced by 11|TEN Innovation Partners, the Series kicked off its inaugural event at Emory’s Convocation Hall with Hub partner Konica Minolta Healthcare. The event included a fireside chat on the future of personalized medicine and featured Scott D. Boden, M.D., vice president of business innovation, Emory Healthcare, and David Widmann, president and CEO, Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas. Dr. Boden and Mr. Widmann shared insights and projects underway to accelerate innovation in personalized medicine, image analytics, and genetics. Will ElLaissi, Managing Director of the Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub kicked off and closed the event, while James Lewis, CEO of 11|TEN Innovation Partners moderated the chat.

This strategic partnership through the Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub combines the sophisticated capabilities of Konica Minolta's healthcare technology, uniquely integrating medical imaging, informatics, and genetics with the world-class academic research capabilities of Emory’s Woodruff Health Sciences Center. It is focused on advancing consumer-driven healthcare solutions and the development of evidence-based, data-driven healthcare applications through a collaborative environment. Initially, Konica Minolta and the Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub will focus on solutions that enhance diagnostic capabilities for clinicians and their patients in orthopedics and sports medicine, breast imaging and personalized medicine.

Emory Healthcare will be the first clinical site to implement Konica Minolta‘s Dynamic Digital Radiography (DDR) for orthopedics. DDR is an enhanced X-ray technology that enables clinicians to observe the dynamic motion of anatomical structures over time, enhancing diagnostic capabilities. Exa® Mammo, a PACS designed specifically for breast imaging studies, will be implemented in the oncology department to provide rapid viewing of breast images, improving clinical workflow for the breast oncologists. The organizations will also explore new solutions and approaches in precision medicine and the further integration of genetics in care delivery with Ambry Genetics, a Konica Minolta company.

 

Konica Minolta Healthcare, Novo Nordisk, Philips and Stryker join Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub with Sharecare to improve health care for all

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More than 10 projects underway aim to impact personalized medicine, telehealth, imaging and genetics

ATLANTA (JUNE 20, 2019) –The Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub today announced Konica Minolta Healthcare, Novo Nordisk, Philips and Stryker as its newest strategic partners committed to improving the patient care and provider experience by using information technology to solve the most pressing problems facing health care.

The Innovation Hub, along with partner Sharecare, uses a demand-driven innovation approach, developed with 11ITEN Innovation Partners, to identify improvement through the eyes of the end user and to develop solutions with the greatest impact on cost, quality and health outcomes in the State of Georgia and across the U.S. Initial areas of focus include precision medicine, genetics, trauma/emergency medicine, orthopedics, obesity and rural access to care through telehealth.

Emory Healthcare and Sharecare to launch Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub

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ATLANTA (MAY 25, 2018) - Emory Healthcare, one of the nation's most comprehensive academic health systems, and Sharecare, the digital health company helping people manage all their health in one place, today announced the forthcoming launch of The Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub powered by Sharecare. Set to launch on September 1, 2018, the Emory Healthcare Innovation Hub will connect Emory Healthcare with an innovation ecosystem where unmet user needs will be identified, and solutions – all focused on putting the patient at the center of care delivery – will be developed, tested and implemented.