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CEO Council for Growth Releases Premier Publication on Medical Innovations

Case studies describe advances in medical technology and services happening in Greater Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — During the last nine months, the Health Care Innovation Collaborative, an initiative of the CEO Council for Growth, has released a series of case studies highlighting game-changing health care innovations happening in the Philadelphia region. Today, the organization is releasing a premier publication of them titled “The New Philadelphia Casebook: Studies in Health Care Innovation.”

The publication is a compilation of the eight case studies, created with the goal of providing inspiration and serving as a resource for health care entrepreneurs and business school classrooms.

“We want to highlight […]

CEO Council for Growth releases complete edition of the New Philadelphia Casebook

To highlight the many game-changing health care innovations in the Greater Philadelphia region, the Health Care Innovation Collaborative, an initiative of the CEO Council for Growth, has released a series of case studies that feature the visionary work happening today.

The New Philadelphia Casebook outlines eight different ways health care innovators in our region are disrupting the sector:

  • Are Medical Devices Safe In Cyberspace?
    by Safeguard Scientifics
  • From Lab to Global Market
    by Drexel University
  • Having an IMPaCT on Health Care
    by University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • Venture Capitalists Address NICU Needs
    by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania
  • When Tech Transforms Health Care
    by […]

Philadelphia cancer care experts will gather tomorrow to imagine the patient experience of the future

Philadelphia, PA – May 21, 2018. Leaders in oncology care management from across the Greater Philadelphia Region will gather tomorrow to envision a superior patient journey for those diagnosed with cancer.

Hosted by the Health Care Innovation Collaborative (HIC), an initiative of the CEO Council for Growth, the event is designed to move the needle on patient outcomes and significantly enhance the reputation and image of the Philadelphia region as the premier center for oncology care.

“The Greater Philadelphia Region has an incomparable combination of people and organizations working every day to deliver the very best in oncology care,” said Gary Kurtzman […]

CEO Council for Growth features breakthroughs in critical infant health care in Philadelphia region

Research, partnerships yield products to save infants, cut NICU stays

PHILADELPHIA— Armed with seed funding and connections through Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania , two veteran Philadelphia-area health care investment entrepreneurs teamed with a prominent researcher to develop products that will improve premature babies’ health, predict which ones might develop a deadly infection and, ultimately, reduce their length of stays in expensive intensive care units.

This journey from medical problem to marketable solution is detailed in the latest case study released by “The New Philadelphia Casebook: Studies in Health Care Innovation,” a preeminent publication that is part of the Health […]

CEO Council for Growth features Penn Medicine program that puts patients in the driver’s seat

Community health workers essential to improved health care, cost savings

Patient-centered care is the new buzzword, but in most settings, doctors, nurses and other health care professionals are really in the driver’s seat. But a University of Pennsylvania Health System program lets patients decide what they realistically want to achieve — and it has produced a measurable, replicable model that improves medical outcomes and saves money.

Details of Penn’s Center for Community Health Workers and its IMPaCT model of care can be found in the latest case study released by “The New Philadelphia Casebook: Studies in Health Care Innovation,” a preeminent publication […]

Members of Congress Advocate for Northeast Corridor Funding

Dear Chairman Frelinghuysen, Ranking Member Lowey, Chairman Diaz-Balart, and Ranking Member Price:

On behalf of commuters and community stakeholders who rely on the Northeast Corridor (NEC), we respectfully request that any final Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 appropriations legislation include robust funding for the Federal-State Partnership for State of Good Repair, a federally authorized grant program dedicated to repairing and replacing existing rail assets, including portions of the NEC in a state of disrepair.

As you know, the House appropriated $500 million in H.R. 3353, the FY 2018 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies appropriations bill, for the Federal-State Partnership for […]

CEO Council for Growth features iBreastExam’s health care breakthrough in Philadelphia region

Hand-held breast cancer scanner highlights journey from university lab to marketplace

PHILADELPHIA — A great innovation requires many things for it to work — the right idea with the perfect development team bringing it to life. It also requires funding. For the team behind the iBreastExam, a hand-held breast cancer screening tool, that last piece proved to be the trickiest.

The iBreastExam’s journey from idea to being used to screen 75,000 women for breast cancer is detailed in the latest case study from “The New Philadelphia Casebook: Studies in Health Care Innovation,” a preeminent publication that is part of the Health Care […]

The biggest infrastructure nightmare facing the United States

This article was originally published in CNNMoney.

Deep underneath the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey lies a century-old rail tunnel, heavily damaged during Superstorm Sandy, that still carries 200,000 riders per day.

Engineers say the tunnel should be replaced as soon as possible, at a cost of $12.7 billion. In 2015, the Obama administration agreed to supply half the funding for it, and designs are nearly complete. But in December, President Trump’s Federal Transit Administration sent a letter to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey declaring the deal […]

CEO Council for Growth highlights health care innovations in Philadelphia region

Effort showcases breakthroughs with national, international impact

PHILADELPHIA — Cybersecurity for medical devices, a breast cancer tool saving lives in underdeveloped parts of the world and an effort placing health care workers in disadvantaged communities to improve residents’ health.  

These are a few of the game-changing health care innovations happening in the Philadelphia region and the focus of an effort by the Health Care Innovation Collaborative, an initiative of the CEO Council for Growth, to draw attention to the accomplishments of the region. As part of its effort, the council is releasing a series of case studies […]

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