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Healthcare Innovation: The New Future in the Washington Metro Region

  • Fairfax County Economic Development Authority 8300 Boone Boulevard, Suite 450 Vienna, VA, 22182 United States (map)

The healthcare industry has experienced a tsunami of innovations aimed at enhancing life expectancy, quality of life, diagnostic and treatment options, as well as the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the healthcare system. In the Washington Metro area, multiple companies and hospitals drive the innovation in healthcare. 

Major innovation occurs especially between industries and disciplines and that is no different than between healthcare and technology. Healthcare innovation can be described as the introduction of a new concept, idea, service, process, or product aimed at improving treatment, diagnosis, education, outreach, prevention and research, and with the long term goals of improving quality, safety, outcomes, efficiency and costs.

During the luncheon two industry leading innovators will present their products with respect to patients and the healthcare industry. 

Attendance: Free for members. $20 for non-members.

Program    

12:00pm – 12:50pm
Networking and Lunch

12:50pm – 12:55pm
Introduction

12:55pm – 1:10pm
Mr. Brian Hays, VP & Director of the Inova Center for Personalized Health (ICPH) at Inova Health System

1:10pm – 1:25pm
Ms. Els Wessels, VP Marketing and Sales at Motekforce Link

1:25pm – 1:45pm
Q&A
 

1:45pm – 2:00pm
Wrap up

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Inova Health System

Inova is a not-for-profit healthcare system based in Northern Virginia that serves more than two million people each year from throughout the Washington, DC, metro area and beyond. Inova's mission is to improve the health of the diverse community it serves through excellence in patient care, education and research.

Inova will open their Center for Personalized Health in Fairfax VA between 2016 and 2020. It includes The Global Genomics and Bioinformatics Institute, The Inova Dwight & Martha Schar Cancer Institute, The Inova Clinic, A Technology Tower that will house telemedicine programs, incubator and accelerator space for commercial partners and The Inova education, Wellness and Learning Center & ICPH Conference Center

Motekforce Link

Motekforce Link, combines more than fifteen years of experience in high-quality rehabilitation technologies and real-time feedback, using virtual reality techniques. The company is an international player and aspiring market leader in the field of Rehab & Sports Medicine and Intelligent Medication & Supply businesses, with passionate teams worldwide.

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