Smart Business: UH Ventures Seeks Every Opportunity for Innovation

March 8, 2019: Through UH Ventures, University Hospitals Health System hopes it can become a powerful force to enable the next generation of health care. Formed in 2017, the venture is a critical part of the system’s innovation strategy to improve patient care and diversify revenue, says CEO Thomas F. Zenty III. “That’s why we … Continued

Crain’s Cleveland: UH joins national network to transform care for Medicaid patients

University Hospitals has joined a team of health systems across the country participating in the Medicaid Transformation Project (MTP), a national effort to transform health care and related social needs for Americans relying on Medicaid for health care. The effort is led by Chicago-based AVIA, network of health systems working together to innovate and transform, … Continued

UH Ventures program spotlights tech startups in the fight against the opioid crisis

Winning companies from Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge share ideas at first UH Ventures Voyagers Series highlighting technologies and innovations advancing patient care and community health   CLEVELAND – Nine out of the 12 startup projects that last fall won funding from Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge came together on Jan. 18 at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical … Continued

UH Ventures: Call for UH Employee Ideas

To our UH colleagues, Whether you are viewing our 150 Years exhibit displayed in the intersection of the Lakeside and Humphrey buildings in our Cleveland Medical Center, or just peeking in our operating rooms, our Cancer Center, or our emergency departments located throughout our region, one thing is evident: UH and Innovation have walked hand-in-hand … Continued

Healthcare Informatics: University Hospitals Applies Homegrown Discharge Planning Workflow Solution to Opioid Prescribing

  Seeks to commercialize logistics platform powering UH Care Continues Cleveland-based University Hospitals is taking advantage of an internally developed technology platform to re-imagine the discharge process, including identifying patients at risk for opioid misuse and dependence. Ohio has been described as “ground zero” for the opioid epidemic. According to the Ohio Department of Health, … Continued

TechStartups: 12 disruptive health tech startups selected to join Plug and Play Cleveland Innovation Platform

  We’ve written frequently about Plug and Play over the past year. Back in March, the world’s largest startup accelerator Plug and Play accepted 111 Startups into six of its accelerator programs. Yesterday, Plug and Play Cleveland, the global innovation platform matching health tech startups and corporate partners to disrupt the healthcare system and improve patient outcomes, announced the … Continued

Crain’s Cleveland: UH Ventures looks to encourage innovation

  Beck said that UH Ventures is unique for its multidimensional approach, focused on three key points: to optimize, maximize and potentially capitalize pieces of UH business; to create relationships with industry large and small; and to create a mechanism to develop new technologies and companies within the organization. Read more.

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