What Do We Look for in a Partnership?
- Cultural Fit & Reputation
- Best in Class Product/Service
- Elevation of Patient Care and/or Education
- Mutual Value-Add
- Commercialization and Scale Potential
- Revenue Generation
- Great Team and Experience
Why Partner with Jefferson?
- Enormous clinical enterprise, with nationally recognized specialties and broad network of community practices
- Top ranked academic and research institution
- Innovation is critical to our national reputation and onward success
- Rapid and sustained engagement of enterprise leaders, service line champions, and front-line staff.
Current Partner Companies
Collateral Opportunities LLC (“CO”) develops and commercializes innovative medical technologies with hospitals and medical systems across the country. Jefferson is co-developing three products with CO to make use of existing CO technology and solve key internal needs that have strong external markets: patient access, a messaging platform and Strongline (a solution that provides a secure and immediate way to alert security when staff is presented with a dangerous situation).
Commure was founded to create software platforms and tools to improve the delivery of care in the healthcare industry, with three specific goals, i.e. to build software tools that empower care teams to deliver care with great empathy, to enable a standards-based real-time infrastructure that enables tech innovators to make a difference in healthcare, and lastly to help providers move to an era of value-based care for affordability. Jefferson’s primary commitment is to collaborate with Commure to facilitate the development of the Platform and new Healthcare Applications which will, in turn, enhance Jefferson’s ability to deliver improved health care services to its patients in an expeditious and cost efficient manner.
Dina (formerly Prepared Health) is an AI-powered care coordination platform to help hospitals, health plans and in-home providers identify high-quality partners, enable real-time care collaboration, and activate home-based insights. The Dina platform creates a virtual experience for the entire healthcare team so they can communicate with each other--and help patients and families stay connected--even though they may not physically be under the same roof. The platform helps professional and family caregivers capture rich and timely data from the home, using AI technology to identify unmet needs and recommend evidence-based interventions. The partnership between Dina and Jefferson Health has demonstrated outcomes that dramatically decrease avoidable readmission rates, reduce unnecessary ER visits, and boost caregiver productivity.
Jefferson has invested in Ecofibre, an Australian hemp processor and manufacturer, to investigate and develop a wide variety of groundbreaking uses of this plant. Jefferson is positioning itself as the go-to resource and expert for manufacturing entrepreneurs across the entire industrial hemp spectrum as the extent of hemp’s natural absorbency, anti-microbial, anti-odor, anti-insect, strength, and electric conductivity properties are discovered and utilized to build innovative products.
InTouch Health is a pioneering and market leading tele-health company that enables patients to receive clinical care from specialists at a distance, leveraged by a highly reliable provider-to-provider remote-presence technology solution. Jefferson has a national profile in being a leader for tele-stroke care, powered by InTouch technologies. Through a collaboration, we will co-develop, test, implement and nationally distribute 10 new use cases, with the intent to improve quality and safety of clinical care.
Israel Innovation Authority
The Israel Innovation Authority (“IIA”) provides resources to aid technology advancement for Israeli companies. Jefferson and IIA have entered into an agreement dedicated to advancing healthcare by helping Israeli firms get the evidence and assistance they need to enter and be successful in the US healthcare market.
Livongo uses technology to transform the experience of living with a chronic condition. Livongo’s diabetes program combines a cellular-connected glucometer with real-time personal insights and coaching. It has been successfully working with large self-insured employers such as Jefferson to reduce costs and improve outcomes. Jefferson provides its employees and beneficiaries with Livongo and has completed a cost-saving and clinical analysis. JSV is now working together with Livongo to build and roll-out a robust product to health systems.
Neuro Event Labs
Neuro Event Labs (NEL), a company based in Finland, has developed a clinical AI-powered camera system called Nelli™. Nelli™ is a diagnostic product for clinical neurology, particularly epilepsy. NEL and Jefferson Health’s Department of Neurology will collaborate on a multi-phase evaluation within Jefferson Health. Neuro Event Labs will provide analytics, using its proprietary clinical AI technology integrated with Jefferson Health’s workflows in epilepsy. After the evaluation, the intent is to roll out daily clinical usage of Nelli™ across Jefferson Health hospitals. In collaboration with Jefferson Strategic Ventures, the aim is to demonstrate the clinical and health economic benefits of Nelli™ AI in the Jefferson Health System.
Neuroflow has developed an evidence-based digital platform that integrates behavioral health into clinical settings. Jefferson and Neuroflow created a women’s mental health module that allows obstetricians to seamlessly combine mental health - especially postpartum depression - into their clinical practices.
Drayson Technologies Group is an Internet of Things (IoT) platform company using innovative wireless charging technology and machine learning software to create smart sensor networks that deliver tangible business value for customers. It enables energy-efficient and cost-effective IoT data collection and analysis, which reduces the cost of deploying, owning and running IoT networks. Drayson Technologies Group has three businesses: Drayson Health, Freevolt and Sensyne.
Violence against health care workers is a national crisis. More than 30% of nurses experienced unwanted physical contact or assault in the past year alone, and more than 60% experienced verbal abuse. Jefferson Strategic Ventures & Strongline came together to co-develop a simple, subtle, highly effective staff safety tool for health systems and beyond. Jefferson Health is implementing the solution in its 14 hospital system.
ZSX Medical, LLC, is a pre-clinical stage medical device company improving minimally invasive surgery. ZSX developed Zip-stitch™, a surgical vaginal cuff closure system used during a laparoscopic hysterectomy that is designed to make difficult surgical closures fast and easy for physicians. TJU will be conducting the first U.S. clinical trial of the system and providing expert insight into the use of the system so that hospitals can save money while improving outcomes for their patients.