Hear the top 11 applicants in the 2021–2022 competition pitch their big ideas to judges from BJC HealthCare and Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM).
Schedule of the Event
2:00 – 2:10 p.m.
Thomas Maddox, MD, MSc
Executive Director, Healthcare Innovation Lab
2:10 – 3:50 p.m.
3:50 – 4:00 p.m.
Philip R.O. Payne, PhD, FACMI, FAMIA, FAIMBE
Director, Institute for Informatics
2021 Panel of Judges
- Michael Avidan (WUSM)
- Deb O’Dell (BJC)
- John Lynch (BJC)
- Clay Dunagan (BJC)
- Ebony Carter (WUSM)
- Thomas Kannampallil (WUSM)
2021 Big Ideas Finalists
- Determine if step counts recorded in fitness trackers worn by adolescent and young adults undergoing cancer treatment correlate to Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) questionnaire responses, PI / Project Lead: Amy Armstrong, MD
- Leverage digital device to determine the efficacy of an incentive spirometer to improve pulmonary function in the preoperative and postoperative surgical setting, PI / Project Lead: Chet W. Hammill, MD
- Development and implementation of a statistical model to identify malfunctioning clinical decision support, PI / Project Lead: Keith F. Woeltje, MD, PhD
- Implementation of mobile health technology in the form of wearable sensors for pre-transplant patients assessed as meeting the condition of frailty, PI / Project Lead: Kevin M. Korenblat, MD
- Collaboration to develop technology that allows low-risk patients to start heart rhythm medications safely at home, PI / Project Lead: Albert Lai, PhD
- Expansion of MY HEART clinic services to a virtual platform with integration of nurse-based nutrition counseling, PI / Project Lead: Kathryn J. Lindley, MD
- Prediction of persistent and profound intraoperative hypoxemia in pediatric patients to mitigate life threatening events and improve patient safety, PI / Project Lead: Michael C. Montana, MD, PhD
- Using mobile health technology to capture physical, functional and psychosocial features that predict recovery after lumbar fusion, PI / Project Lead: Wilson Ray, MD
- Hypoglycemia predictor tool, PI / Project Lead: Amy E. Riek, MD
- Completion of the user-centered design of ENVISION (Engagement and Visualization to Improve Symptoms In Oncology care), resulting in a fully functional version of the digital tool that would address the pressing need for improved symptom management in hospice care, PI / Project Lead: Karla T. Washington, PhD
- Validation of the first single use, disposable device (i.e., Mercury Patch) capable of performing continuous pressure monitoring and preventing pressure injury development and progression, PI / Project Lead: Amanda Westman, PhD