Agenda

Research & Innovation in Healthcare – 2019 Conference

The agenda for the Research & Innovation in Healthcare meeting has been announced. The meeting will be held at Beaumont Health in Royal Oak, MI on Wednesday, September 4, and Thursday, September 5, 2019. A diverse group of moderators and panelists will provide a variety of perspectives.

Wednesday, September 4

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Registration
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm How do you build an innovation ecosystem in the healthcare setting?

Moderator:
Jai Rajput
Director, Commercialization
Beaumont Health

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Commercialization vs. Innovation: How do you balance commercial innovation vs operational clinical innovation?

Moderator:
John Schultz
Director, Office of Technology Transfer
Houston Methodist Hospital & Research Institute

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Networking Break
3:30 pm – 4:15 pm Keynote – VHA Innovation Ecosystem – Self Sustaining Innovation
4:15 pm – 5:00 pm Creating the business case and plan for your function – what are your metrics?

Moderators:
Emily LaFeir, MHA
Director, Innovation Operations
Steele Institute for Health Innovation
Geisinger

5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Reception & Dinner

Thursday, September 5

7:30 am – 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast
9:00 am – 10:30 am Anything you can do I can do better: The role of the technology commercialization function, why clinical inventors go outside of the function, and how can an office engage better with clinicians.

Moderator:
Avery M. Jackson III, MD, FACS FAANS
CEO/Founder
Michigan Neurosurgical Institute PC

10:30 am – 11:00 am Networking Break
11:00 am – Noon Competitive advantages of non-academically affiliated hospitals and how to accelerate innovation (community hospitals)

Moderator:
Manoja Ratnayake Lecamwasam, PhD, MBA
Executive Director
Intellectual Property and Strategic Innovation
Dignity Health

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch
1:15 pm – 2:15 pm Innovative commercialization opportunities and pathways:

Moderator:
Elliot Reed
Program Manager
The REDIzone (Northeast Ohio Medical University)

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Closing Keynote
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Presentation & Tour (Proton Center)

Organizer:
Jai Rajput
Director, Commercialization
Beaumont Health