PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — If you have the next great innovation for health care, you could take home the prize next month.
There are two parts to Jefferson Health’s Jaz Tank Competition; one for people with a business plan and that comes with a prize of $10,000 dollars. Jefferson Executive Vice President for Innovation Rose Ritts says the other part is for those in the system.READ MORE: 2 Mothers, Babies Rushed To Hospital After Being Rescued From Burning Frankford Apartment Building, Officials Say
“There’s an opportunity track which is for clinicians, staff and students who have identified a challenge in their day-to-day life and are looking for a product, solution or business plan,” Ritts said. “The winners get matched in teams to start working on their great ideas to get them off the ground.”READ MORE: Derek Chauvin Trial: Pennsylvania National Guard Activated To Philadelphia As Officials Prepare For Verdict
Several past winners will soon become reality.
“There was a solution that we’re working on to better find skilled nursing facilities for patients on discharge, there are new materials that are heat sensitive and are being used in a number of applications throughout the system,” Ritts said.MORE NEWS: Keith Campbell Sentenced Up To 76 Years In Head-On Crash That Killed 3, Including 2 Mummers, In South Philly
Submissions are due by Friday, March 24 and the winners will be announced April 18.