Catalyze innovation that advances health
The MedStar Institute for Innovation explores, builds, and scales new ideas that shape the future success of MedStar Health. For more than a decade, we have advanced health by thinking differently and igniting innovation, helping MedStar Health remain a trusted leader in caring for our patients and the communities we serve. Our operating framework, innovation approach, exceptional team and collaborators, and innovation culture make this possible.
The MedStar Institute for Innovation drives sustained value from innovation by pursuing the highest-impact ideas and solutions within our system and beyond. Our operating framework for serving MedStar Health is comprised of four main components that share resources and capabilities to maximize efficiency and results:
MedStar Health Simulation Training & Education Lab (SiTEL)
MedStar Health SiTEL innovates, creates, and delivers dynamic interactive online training, virtual and hands-on high-fidelity simulations, and continuing professional education (CPE) products.
MedStar Telehealth Innovation Center
The MedStar Telehealth Innovation Center provides centralized connected care operational support, infrastructure, subject matter expertise, and new implementations at MedStar Health.
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Our innovation approach is centered on an explore, build, and scale model. Our team zeroes in on MedStar Health’s greatest innovation priorities and possibilities—and then pursues and implements solutions.
Leadership and operations
The MedStar Institute for Innovation was chartered in 2009 by MedStar Health President and CEO Kenneth A. Samet, FACHE. With innovation serving as one of MedStar Health’s values, our team and collaborators tackle some of the most transformative opportunities and challenges in health care.