Program Name: HealthBound

Program Funding and Details:

St. Michael’s Hospital has identified an opportunity for process improvement in an outpatient clinic involving patient wait times. The selected company will receive:

  • A cash prize of $5000
  • Residency in the Biomedical Zone
  • A subsidized pilot opportunity at St. Michael’s
  • Mentorship and immersion from clinicians, hospital administrators, and IT

Critical Dates:

  • Apply by January 5, 2018

Eligibility Criteria:

  • A relevant product that is either a functioning prototype or at the beta stage at time of applying (i.e. Technology Readiness Level 6 or 7)
  • A product that is either a strong fit for the clinical need or can be easily modified to meet the needs of the Clinic
  • A dedicated team and the resources and interest to complete the Rapid Development phase and support implementation across the hospital
  • A commitment to being physically present for the duration of the program and a subsequent pilot, if applicable, with St. Michael’s Hospital (i.e. January 15, 2018 to January 1, 2019)
  • A demonstration that they uphold the privacy and security requirements of the hospital and can show compliance, documentation, and protocols as required
  • Flexibility and adaptability around the needs of St. Michael’s Hospital with respect to required functionality, timelines, implementation, and other parameters

Apply for HealthBound