Innovation and Future Ready

The Future of Healthcare:

Learn about current building and constructions projects and how Mission Health is becoming “Future Ready.”

Center for Innovation:

"Nurture trumps nature as far as creativity goes."
The Innovator's DNA


We view change as an exciting, positive opportunity for transformation, and we exist to encourage, support and develop ideas for innovative improvements in healthcare within Mission Health and beyond. From the way care is delivered, to the technology used to treat patients, the Mission Center for Innovation is here to accelerate product and process development.

Your ability to generate innovative ideas is not merely a function of the mind, but also a function of behaviors. As we change our behavior, we can become even more creative.

Innovation Project Successes 

  • AVENU Health – A subscription-based direct primary care practice focused on providing personalized patient care with an exceptional experience.
  • VersaBadge™ – Low-cost RTLS solution deployed for Critical Access Hospital Emergency Department Part-A & Part-B (provider time) cost reporting. The infrastructure enables additional value-add use cases to be implemented (e.g., staff duress and asset tracking).
  • Cerner Patient Observer™ – Virtual Sitter program designed to reduce risk of patient falls. This core technology will be further developed to deliver value across multiple additional use cases.
  • Tele-Wound Consult – Connecting wound and ostomy care needs across the region with highly specialized and certified wound ostomy continence nurses at Mission Hospital.

Interested in learning more about the Innovation process?

Sign up for Principled Innovation, a 4-hour crash course taught by Innovation team members.

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