The Hospital Innovation Unit Strategy


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This case study is one of a series entitled: Procurement and Innovation Adoption in Health Systems. The purpose of these case studies is to provide real-world evidence of the impact of innovation procurement practices to inform policy, build capacity for innovation adoption in health systems and to be used as education tools for organizations considering, or involved with, innovation adoption, evaluation and scalability in health systems. The case studies provide an overview of the barriers and facilitators of innovation adoption, the opportunities to strengthen innovation adoption processes for vendors, innovators, industry, government and health system leaders. In particular, the cases will describe the processes of introducing innovation into health systems and, where relevant, the impact of existing procurement processes on innovation adoption in healthcare organizations.