7 Recently Launched Healthcare Innovation Centers

7 Recently Launched Healthcare Innovation Centers

Posted Oct 17, 2021 from

In the past four weeks, three centers focused on healthcare innovation have been established and plans to build another three centers have been announced.

Editor's note: The innovation center launches are listed in the order they were reported. 

  1. University of California Irvine is working on a 200,000-square-foot medical innovation building that will contain teaching space and laboratories to advance research in the health sciences. In recognition of a $30 million gift from the Falling Leaves Foundation, the building will be named the Falling Leaves Foundation Medical Innovation Building.

  2. Washington, D.C.-based Children's National Hospital is building a research & innovation campus that is projected to add nearly 1,000 new jobs with a focus on research and science. The innovation hub will focus on finding new treatments for a range of children's health issues.

  3. Philadelphia-based Thomas Jefferson University launched the Jefferson Center for Connected Care. The center's mission is to minimize the digital divide that can exacerbate existing health inequities by focusing on research, innovation and education to overcome barriers to digital access.

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