Media Coverage of our $1M Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge Award

HIT Infrastructure: UH Gets $1M Grant for App to Track Discharged Patients’ Opioid Use Becker’s Hospital Review: University Hospitals among 4 winners of Ohio Opioid Tech Challenge WOIO Cleveland 19: WATCH: Cleveland doctors create software that helps keep prescribed painkillers to a minimum WKYC Cleveland: WATCH:University Hospitals among winners as state funds new tech to help … Continued

University Hospitals awarded $1 million from Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge for UH Ventures-developed technology solution that helps mitigate the opioid epidemic

UH Care Continues kept more than 12,000 opioid pills out of circulation in just six months CLEVELAND – University Hospitals was today awarded a $1 million grant from the Ohio Opioid Technology Challenge for creating an innovative technology solution that helps health professionals in the fight against the opioid epidemic plaguing our communities. This follows … Continued

Breakthrough Research in Synthetic Mesh

In Vivo study of patented collagen biomaterial shows promise for pelvic floor reconstruction Through collaborative translational research at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University, a team of physicians and engineers has developed a novel woven collagen mesh material for potential use in mid-urethral sling (MUS) surgeries. Over the past decade, exploration … Continued

UH Develops First-of-Its-Kind Transfusion Management Software

“There’s no doubt that transfusions save lives, especially in trauma patients,” says James Hill, MD, a critical care and anesthesiology specialist at UH and System Medical Director for Transfusion Services and Blood Management; and Assistant Professor of Anestthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. But there can be harms that come from a transfusion – … Continued

UH Ventures Launches Health Voyagers Podcast Series

UH Ventures is excited to introduce its Health Voyagers Podcast Series, in which host David Sylvan (VP, UH Ventures) interviews innovation experts and leaders from UH and our ecosystem about moving innovations from conception to the market. “Our main intention of the Health Voyagers Podcast is instigation via demystification,” says Sylvan. “At the end of … Continued

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

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