VHA Innovation Ecosystem: Engaging HealthTech Entrepreneurs
The Veterans Health Administration (VHA) is home to America’s largest integrated healthcare system with 171 medical centers and 1,112 outpatient sites. The VHA Innovation Ecosystem was created to be the catalyst for healthcare discovery and innovation and provides several opportunities for independent entrepreneurs and startups as well as VHA providers and staff. The collaborative nature of their network spans leaders in academia, nonprofit, and industry and they are all ready to work with the community to develop new breakthroughs and solutions to improve patient care.
Come to this session to hear about the many programs going on in the VHA Innovation Ecosystem and learn how you can collaborate on your early-stage ideas with this vast network of healthcare leaders.
Q&A to follow the presentation!
Eric Ayala – Innovation Specialist at the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center
Allison Amrhein – Director of Operations at the VHA Innovators Network
Suzanne Shirley – Director of Community Engagement & Fellowship at the VHA Innovation Ecosystem
Anne Lord Bailey – Emerging Tech Clinical Specialist at US Dept. of Veterans Affairs