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Launched in 2022, the Center for Health Innovation and Transformative Care is a joint venture of The University of Kansas Medical Center, The University of Kansas Health System, and The University of Kansas System. We strive to deliver better care for everyone, everywhere, every day. 

Strategic partnerships for agile R&D and speed to market

AI for Healthcare

Our physician scientists are developing big data-driven algorithms with specialized training that have power to:

  • Augment physician expertise
  • Inform diagnosis and treatment decisions
  • Identify most effective treatment pathways
  • Support post-treatment monitoring
  • Improve health outcomes and quality of life 

Digital Care Delivery

Our experts are creating digital technologies, devices, and custom instruments to:

  • Improve the patient and caregiver experience
  • Monitor patient health remotely
  • Enable better data-driven treatment decisions
  • Extend technical capabilities in surgery
  • Transfer tech from our labs to the market

Educational and research resources to advance capabilities

Innovators Academy

Project-based learning and resources to inspire and support innovative R&D

  • Culture of innovation: Learning opportunities to change how we think
  • Project management: Concierge, navigation, coordination support
  • R&D resources: Rapid pilots, funding development, scale up supports
  • Commercialization & scholarship: Tech transfer, business development, dissemination

Research Fellowship

Advancing innovation research across all specialties through engagement of students and trainees at all levels

  • Harnessing creative energy of bright young minds
  • Human power to execute R&D projects
  • Learning opportunities to develop and advance academic careers
  • Collegial space for sharing ideas and collaborating across disciplines
  • Opening eyes to benefits of multi-disciplinary R&D and commercialization

Upcoming Opportunities

If you have any questions or partnership ideas, please contact us.  

The Innovation Advisory Board is growing. Learn about our current board members.

Center for Health Innovation and Transformative Care

University of Kansas Medical Center
Center for Health innovation and Transformative Care
2106 Olathe Blvd.
Mailstop 3010
Kansas City, KS 66160-8500