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We are inviting entrepreneurs from across the world to evaluate proposed new technologies and products with our clinical experts.

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 Innovation Highlights

Hartford HealthCare and Israeli Innovation Authority Enter Into New Partnership

When a contingent of Hartford HealthCare (HHC) leaders visited Israel in 2019, the mission was clear: to identify a partner in technology, vision and innovation that could collaborate with the organization, advancing its passion for finding solutions to improve access, quality and safety, and patient experience.

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Latest Innovation News

Hartford Hospital Shifting COVID-19 Test Site to Convention Center

Hartford HealthCare announced Oct. 27 a plan to relocate the Hartford Hospital COVID testing site to the Connecticut Convention Center [...]

MIT-Hartford HealthCare Model Shows No ‘Significant Second Wave’ of COVID-19 This Summer

So far, so good, is the assessment from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) analytics team that partnered with Hartford HealthCare (HHC) to track and predict the progress of the COVID-19 pandemic. Besides being “remarkably accurate” in pinpointing the peak of infection activity thus far, Dr. Dimitris Bertsimas, the dean [...]

Virtual Health: Now You Can Get Medical Care From Your Home

As Connecticut enters the surge stage of the COVID-19 pandemic, with state officials urging residents to “Stay Safe, Stay Home,” Hartford HealthCare will now offer access to most of its primary care, specialty and behavioral health providers through virtual health technology. More than 1,300 medical providers — including 550-plus primary [...]

A Zoom-Enabled Virtual ‘Cockpit’ Leads to Reduced-Risk Covid-19 Care

Expertise in innovation and technology has enabled Hartford HealthCare to help its intensive care unit (ICU) specialist physicians maximize their ability to care for the sickest patients while minimizing their exposure to COVID-19. These specialists, called intensivists, can now cover a system ICU bed capacity that is expected to swell [...]

Fast-Track Technology Leads to Online COVID-19 Screener

Barely two months ago, Clearstep was among 10 companies in a medtech show-and-tell called Digital Health CT’s Digital Demo Day that packed the Bushnell Performing Arts Center in Hartford. Clearstep, part of the Hartford-based MedTech Accelerator — sponsored by Hartford HealthCare, Trinity College and the University of Connecticut School of Business — [...]

A Doctor Joins DIY Move to Making Masks from a 3D Printer

Ingenuity knows no limits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some people are making masks from cloth, elastic straps and sewing skills. Others, more technically inclined, are fashioning masks from 3D printers. Count Dr. Chris Wiles., a first-year anesthesiology resident at Hartford Hospital, as the 3D-printer type. Dr. Wiles, 30, a New [...]