University of Pennsylvania Health System

By Laura Lovett 01:22 pm December 11, 2018
Organization and efficiency has always been Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at University of Pennsylvania Health System Dr. Subha Airan-Javia’s strong suit. So when she started her medical residency it was easy for her to spot where different system just weren’t working — or where bureaucracy was taking up too much time. These gaps were the impetus for her to innovate.  “I started at...
By Heather Mack 05:04 pm January 17, 2017
In a first for the University of Pennsylvania Health System, Penn Medicine launched a new ResearchKit app today aimed at people with a rare condition called sarcoidosis, which is characterized by inflammation to one or multiple parts of the body including eyes, skin, lungs, heart, brain and other organs. Called simply Sarcoidosis, the app combines patient resources with research, providing people...
By Aditi Pai 07:43 am October 27, 2014
Incubator Harvard Launch Lab, a spinout from Harvard's student accelerator, called iLab, announced 12 inaugural companies, two of which are digital health-focused. While Harvard iLab offers space and resources to Harvard students who are building companies, the university's new venture, Launch Lab, aims to incubate companies led by Harvard alumni. To join Launch Lab, at least one founding team...
By Aditi Pai 05:26 am February 13, 2014
Penn Medicine, a part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, announced a collaboration with hospital software development company Teqqa this week to develop a new software platform and mobile app that aims to help physicians prescribe the most effective antibiotics to patients. The software will help clinicians conduct microbiology data analysis, and the app will help physicians, who...