Category: Community Activities

Nov 27

2018 Health Innovators of the Year Finalists

Seattle continues to grow a strong health innovation community, reflected by this years 2018 Finalists of the Seattle Innovators of the Year Awards.  Successful innovation in an industry as complex as healthcare requires a combination of Collaboration, Customer Focus, Imagination, and Perseverance. On December 6th at the Cambia Grove, Health Innovation NW will recognize a remarkable …

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Sep 12

AI in Healthcare: a Game Changer?

Although AI is thought to be in its infancy, it is already changing the way we think about health care. Expectations are high about AI and at the speed that it is moving it brings hope in many  areas of health care.  The Seattle Health Innovation Meetup group’s next event is Thursday September 13 at …

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Jan 09

Meet the 2017 Seattle Health Innovators of the Year

Evidence of the increasing maturity of Seattle’s health innovation community was on full display at the Annual Health Innovation NW Awards Night held at the Cambia Grove on December 14, 2017. This was the third year of the annual health innovation awards program. This  program is designed to celebrate the heroes among us who exemplify …

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Dec 07

2017 Seattle Health Innovators Holiday Party and Awards Night

Health Innovation NW is hosting its Third Annual Health Innovator of the Year Awards on Dec 14th, 2017 from 5:30- 8:0pm at the Cambia Grove in Seattle. This event is a chance to celebrate the vibrant health innovation community that has formed in the greater Seattle area and to recognize the heroes among us who …

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Sep 14

Patient Engagement: Insights from the Open Notes Movement

Sharing clinician visit notes with patients can be a provocative way of promoting patient engagement.  The Seattle Health Innovators’ forum October 3rd will feature these leaders from the Open Notes movement discussing lessons from their experience implementing this innovation: Joann Elmore, MD, MPH Professor of Medicine at the UW School of Medicine and practicing attending physician …

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Feb 19

The future of health innovation

Health and healthcare is a $3 trillion industry in the US and is growing faster than the GDP because of an aging population and from advances in health technology that make it possible to live longer and more productive lives. It is an industry in transition. Billions are being invested in new approaches to improving …

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Dec 17

Meet the Seattle Health Innovators of the Year- 2015

The Seattle Health Innovators Forum held its Holiday Party and Awards Night December 9, 2015 at the SURF Incubator in the Wells Fargo Center, attended by about 70 participants. This event brought a festive conclusion to an eventful year in the health innovation community in Western Washington. The community of innovators here is local but the …

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Jul 24

Seattle Health Innovation Forum on Precision Medicine July 29th

In the July 29th Health Innovation Forum we’ll hear from leaders from two Seattle-based firms on the forefront of this revolutionary approach to health.  Precision Medicine is defined by the NIH as “ an emerging approach for disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each person. “  …

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May 06

Population Health Management Innovation Forum

The June 2, 2015 Seattle Health Innovation Meetup will focus on Population Health Management Innovation and will be held at the Cambia Grove in downtown Seattle from 5:30-8:00. So what is Population Health Management (PHM), and how is innovation driving improvements in its practice? PHM can be defined as managing the health outcomes of a group of individuals, …

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Mar 12

Where are the hottest health innovation cities?

Angela Hong briefs the Seattle Telehealth Forum on the Location Attractiveness Survey, March 5 2015. We, Angela Hong and Ed Butler, are co-founders of separate early-stage digital health startups and as a project of the Seattle Health Innovation meetup group, we are conducting a “location attractiveness” study to help determine where our new companies will be based. Yes, we …

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