Tag: clinical innovation

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Three Mass General Investigators Named NIH New Innovators

As part of the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program, the NIH New Innovator Award supports exceptionally creative early career investigators who propose innovative, high-impact projects in the biomedical, behavioral or social sciences within the NIH mission. This year, three Mass General investigators were named NIH New Innovators.

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Grant Program Encourages Innovation and Creativity Among Nurses and Staff

What does a device that helps to keep patients stable when using the bathroom have in common with a chart that tracks the days since the last infection in the intensive care unit? These projects were the first recipients of the Innovation Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) at Massachusetts General Hospital last year. The IDEA grant […]

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The Accidental Innovator

Most breakthroughs in health and medicine are the products of academic research labs or biomedical corporations. But plenty of useful, inventive and therapeutic ideas come from outside those walls, from patients and their clinicians, often when they’re wrestling with a pressing lifestyle problem that has no other solution. See how researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital  and other institutions are exploring […]

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