Brendan will discuss his research on the innovation processes of Grand River Hospital, Kids Ability, and Schlegel Villages as well as provide an introduction to the concept of open-innovation, specifically in healthcare.
He will also provide an overview of a Workplace Innovation Program that uses a similar innovation management model to CREATE. As part of that program, they use a needs “Needs Finding and Assessment” process to help teams identify the most valuable and viable opportunities for new products and services.
Rohan Shanbhag, VP of ML and AI Strategy, will be discussing how Achu Health has developed a personalized health and wellness platform driven by a proprietary machine learning algorithm on-device that uses passively collected biometric data from wearables to predict the onset of illness before symptoms appear. Achu Health aims to assess the scientific rigour of its technology to ensure that the evaluation can be backed by Health Science professionals in providing meaningful value to the end user.