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?

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?

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?

Emily LaFeir, MHA
Director, Innovation Operations
Steele Institute for Health Innovation

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.

Avery M. Jackson III, MD, FACS FAANS
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)

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:

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)

Jai Rajput
Director, Commercialization
Beaumont Health