13 recent innovations in health informatics, partnerships

From healthcare innovation start-ups to hack-a-thons, the latter part of March brought a range of partnerships and programs launched across hospitals and healthcare systems.

Here are 13 recent partnerships reported by Becker’s since March 15:

  1. LifeBridge Health and CareFirst BlueCross Baltimore-based BlueShield has added seven healthcare startups to its joint health technology incubator, 1501 Health.
  2. Mayo Clinic, based in Rochester, Minn., has launched a 20-week program to prepare healthcare AI startups to enter the market in partnership with Epic and Google.
  3. Miami-based Baptist Health South Florida has launched its first start-up focused on motion abnormality detection.
  4. Four Arkansas health systems have joined a new technology innovation program at the University of Arkansas.
  5. Hartford (Conn.) Healthcare has partnered with artificial intelligence diagnostics company Ibex Medical Analytics to create a research and innovation collaboration.
  6. LG has opened a technology and education hub focused on commercial displays and devices designed for healthcare to provide healthcare providers with hands-on experience before investing in medical devices.
  7. Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University hosted a Hack for Health innovation hackathon that aimed to accelerate innovation in healthcare.
  8. Mayo Clinic has signed a multi-year commercial agreement with Pramana, an artificial intelligence-based health technology company focused on pathology.
  9. GE Healthcare is developing a digital health platform that it says will accelerate the speed of digital transformation for hospitals and healthcare systems.
  10. Mayo Clinic will use an artificial intelligence natural language processing tool from Google to better track and analyze language information in patient EHRs.
  11. New York-based Mount Sinai has partnered with former Google quantum technology company Sandbox AQ to protect millions of patient records using encryption technology.
  12. Miami-based Baptist Health South Florida will launch its first startup that uses body motion recognition technology to develop a platform that diagnoses movement abnormalities.
  13. Allscripts’ Veradigm, a provider of healthcare technology and data solutions, has reached an agreement with the US Social Security Administration to expedite the processing of patient medical records.