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Innovation Summit

​Ever year the Center for Innovation hosts a summit to recognize the many innovative accomplishments staff have achieved.



2019 Innovation Summit Program

Pavilion Winners

Administration: Patient Medication Assistance Program

Ambulatory Care Services: Pediatric Telepsychiatry

Ben Taub Hospital/Quentin Mease: Eating Assistance Team (E.A.T.)

LBJ Hospital: LBJ Falls Prevention Admission Video

System Award Winner

Automating Access to EPSi (Healthcare Financial Decision Support)

Presidential Award for Innovation

Market Place Insurance Coverage at Harris Health

Think Innovation Transformation Award Recipients

Jose M. Marchena, DMD, MD, FACS, chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ben Taub Hospital, associate professor, McGovern Medical School, UTHealth

Dr. Anita Major, assistant professor, Baylor College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine Section of Geriatrics, Medical Director House Call Service, Ben Taub Hospital

Dr. Jessica Lee, medical director, House Call Service, Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, assistant professor, McGovern Medical School, Division of UTHealth Geriatric and Palliative Medicine

Dr. Kunal Sharma, chief, Emergency Services, LBJ Hospital, assistant professor, Emergency Medicine, McGovern Medical School, UTHealth


Bridge to 2020


2018 Innovation Summit Program

Pavilion Winners

Administration/Kirby: Proactive Emergency Management Communication System

Ambulatory Care Services: Medication Home Delivery

Ben Taub/Quentin Mease: MDI Nebulizer Conversion

LBJ Hospital: Infusion Center Wait Time Redesign

Think Innovation Transformation Awards

Dr. Edward Poythress, medical director, Would Care Clinic, Ben Taub Hospital, and associate professor, Baylor College of Medicine

Dr. Tien Ko, chief of staff, LBJ Hospital, and associate dean for Harris health Programs at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Dr. Susanna C. Spense, assistant chief, Radiology, LBJ Hospital, and associate professor, UTHealth

Dr. Malvika Juneja, family medicine physician, Vallbona Health Center, and assistant professor, Baylor College of Medicine