Hackensack Meridian Health joins forces with New Jersey Institute of Technology

June 16, 2017

Hackensack Meridian Health is the first member of a new incubator program from The New Jersey Innovation Institute. NJII, part of the New Jersey Institute of Technology, launched the Ideation Program for Healthcare to help foster advances in healthcare technology and services. The partnership with HackensackMeridian Health will help create an environment that spurs the creative and scientific process allowing us to curate a living laboratory of ideas. Still in its early stages, the Ideation Program for Healthcare will add other healthcare industry partners. Members such as Hackensack Meridian Health will get 30 days each year to use the Ideation Center space to explore self-developed innovation projects.  Andrew Pecora, M.D., chief innovation officer at Hackensack University Medical Center’s John Theurer Cancer Center said having access to NJII’s Ideation Program Team will help further its research into new healthcare applications and technologies. (This story was also featured in Government Health IT – Business Intelligence.)

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