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Are you a Healthcare Innovator? Join the Partnership at IPIHD


Innovations in Healthcare (founded as the International Partnership for Innovative Healthcare Delivery) is a nonprofit organization hosted by Duke University and founded in 2011 by Duke Health, McKinsey & Company, and the World Economic Forum. I am an IPIHD innovator myself and the learnings I had not only assessing my own innovations but engaging with other innovators is impeccable. At the heart of Innovations in Healthcare is our network of 60+ innovators from around the world working to expand access to affordable, quality healthcare. Every year, IPIHD identifies and recruit entrepreneurs with promising models of healthcare to apply to join their network as innovators. Through a highly competitive process, they then select the best organizations to join them. They help connect these innovators with opportunities, information, and contacts they need to scale up their work.

Nominations are open and the deadline is 16th September 2016. Do you know an organization that wants to be part of a global network of entrepreneurs working to innovate new solutions in healthcare? Would they like to connect with and be part of conversations about healthcare innovation with leading funders, corporations, academics, and other experts?

If so, recommend an organization to join our network! Again, the deadline for nominations is September 16th. You can nominate an organization you think should be in our network here: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4OA6hxGc5uU6ANT

Currently, our network is comprised of 67 healthcare innovators working across 49 countries. Through a competitive annual selection process, innovators are chosen to join our network based on their innovation, readiness to scale, and the financial sustainability of their approach. Last year, we received more than 160 nominations and selected the top 12 organizations from this pool.

For more details about our network and selection process, please click here.

Questions? Please contact Logan Couce at logan.couce@duke.edu.

We look to grow our network to include companies working in some of the geographies and health care areas listed below, as part of our efforts to scout for the best healthcare innovators globally:

• Geographies of Focus: Brazil, Southern and West Africa, Southeast Asia, India, East Africa, Mexico

• Type of Care Focus: population health management, chronic management for non-communicable diseases (especially as connected with primary care), healthcare financing models

What should innovators expect from here?

Innovations in Healthcare has a two tiered selection process:

• July 25th-September 16th, Nomination Period: Interested innovators can self-nominate through the short online form. Finalist candidates will be notified by October 1st.

• October 1st-October 31st, Application Period: Finalist candidates submit more detailed applications. Internal and external review committees help to assess the finalists. Organizations selected to join our network will be notified in mid-December.




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