The Center for Innovation
At Karolinska University Hospital we work strategically with innovations and partnerships to shape the best possible healthcare for the patients of tomorrow. Welcome to Innovationsplatsen, our Center for Innovation.
WEBINAR 21 January | Procurement for Covid-19: Valuable lessons learned
Welcome to a webinar on #innovation of #procurement, focusing on lessons learned from the enormous challenges that #Covid-19 have posed in the field of healthcare – also for rapid and effective procurement.
Innovations improving healthcare
We focus on highly specialized care, improving processes and working methods as well as develop new treatments and leading edge technologies.
What changes to focus on?
The Center for Innovation is developing tools to better predict, monitor and compare the impact of various changes.
The aim of our strategic collaboration with industry is to ensure maximum impact of clinical research and innovation into healthcare, driven by value of care.
Lifestyle changes improving care
LIVE INCITE is a EU project aiming to empower patients and support lifestyle changes in order to improve outcomes of surgical procedures.
Telemedicine – care at a distance
Videovisits in outpatient care, tele guidance for surgeons, consultative meetings and multidisciplinary rounds. Telemedicine is one of our focus areas.
The Childhood Cancer Mobile App
The development of The Childhood Cancer Mobile App - a model for innovation work within healthcare.
Improving cancer care together with young patients
Teenagers and young adults with cancer often have different needs than children and senior patients. This effects well being – and survival rates.
Robotics and automation
Can robots and automation help utilize healthcare resources more efficiently and leave staff with more time for patients and other demanding tasks?
Preventing pressure ulcer even before the patient arrives
World leading in early initiation of pressure ulcer prevention – starting even before the patient arrives at the hospital and the Emergency Department.
I-AID - Integrated AI Diagnostics
The I-AID project is a regional mobilization to accelerate the use of AI in healthcare, matching clinical needs with leading AI developers.
Stroke-app – when every second counts
When someone suffers a stroke, every second counts. That’s why we develop a communication tool that allows specialists to exchange patient information quicker.
News from the Center for Innovation
Symposium February 5th 2021: Augmented Spine – Innovation, navigation and advances in spine research
The Augmented Spine symposium at Karolinska University Hospital will focus on recent advances in spinal surgery. Karolinska and Region Stockholm have for many years highlighted the ...
Mayo-Karolinska2020: Learnings from the COVID-19 pandemic
We have learned a lot during the COVID-19 pandemic. At today's virtual meeting between Mayo Clinic and Karolinska, Dr. Anthony S. Fauci (Director National Institute of Allergy and ...
Mayo-Karolinska 2020: How can we leverage the COVID-19 pandemic for sustained change?
How can we leverage the COVID-19 pandemic for sustained change? Innovative ways of working and new routines were developed in a rapid pace. Today Mayo Clinic and Karolinska shared ...
First 100 employees in Karolinska's Innovation Programs
More than 100 Karolinska employees have now completed one of the three innovation programs offered by the Center for Innovation at the hospital. The purpose is to spread the use of ...
Welcome to a dialogue around AI development for digital pathology
21 January. Karolinska University Hospital invites Industry for dialogue around development and clinical implementation of new AI-tools for Digital Pathology in Colo-Rectal ...
Pioneering new augmented-reality surgical navigation technology for precision surgery
In spine surgery, one of the biggest challenges is to place implants in the vertebrae for the treatment of patients with spinal malformations, fractures, and other back conditions. ...
Innovation collaboration agreement signed for AI-based decision support tool
Karolinska University Hospital and Region Stockholm have signed a contract with the company Combinostics, which will be the partner for the development of an AI-based decision ...
17 October 2019, Bryssel: Cross-border Innovation Procurement in Health (European Commission)
At a workshop on Innovation Procurement in the area of Health, hosted by the European Commission, Martina Ahlberg from the Center for Innovation at Karolinska University Hospital ...
Patient experiences and joy at work for clinical staff in focus | Healthcare Management and Innovation session at Mayo Clinic-Karolinska meeting
Patients, researcher, clinical and administrative staff met to discuss how to leverage patient experiences of care and support hospital employees when doing so, bringing joy to ...
Karolinska University Hospital is procuring innovation of AI decision support tools
The regional project I-AID (Integrated AI Diagnostics) aims to accelerate the development and implementation of artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare. I-AID should contribute ...
When every second counts: new app speed up acute care for stroke patients
When someone suffers a stroke, every second counts. Medical specialists from various disciplines work together to get a patient from the ambulance bay to the appropriate treatment ...
Swedish Karolinska University Hospital heads a consortium of leading European university hospitals to address innovation of procurement in healthcare
A consortium of seven leading European university hospitals, coordinated by Karolinska University Hospital in Sweden, will join efforts to innovate procurement of digital health ...
New study on the effects of video visits in outpatient care
A new study investigates the effects of digital transformation, in this case how video visits in outpatient care change work processes and introduces new tasks, in order to further ...
Karolinska University Hospital at ISPIM Stockholm 2018
How can Innovation Leadership Concepts be adapted to the Public Sector? Stefan Vlachos from Karolinska University Hospital will speak on this topic at the ISPIM Innovation ...
LIVE INCITE has chosen companies - now the development begins
The EU Horizon2020 LIVE INCITE project has now chosen the companies that will start developing digital solutions supporting patients to change their lifestyle before surgery.
Innovation in healthcare at Karolinska takes the stage at SXSW
The Center for Innovation will share the experiences of working with innovation at Karolinska University Hospital at this year's SXSW (South by Southwest) on March 10.
Procurement for LIVE INCITE published
The procurement for the EU project LIVE INCITE has now been published. This means that companies can submit proposals for digital solutions that support patients to change their ...
Behavior Change Theory – a background to the LIVE INCITE project
Addressing the LIVE INCITE challenge, there are many popular and frequently used theories and terms. The LIVE INCITE team has therefor published a document with the purpose to ...
Horizon 2020 workshop on the 7th of December
Martina Ahlberg will speak at the Horizon 2020 workshop "Innovation procurement in health" on the 7th of December.
7 November: Information meeting for companies interested in joint AI development
The I-AID project welcomes organizations with AI development expertise to participate in an open information and Q&A seminar on the 7th of November. This is an opportunity to ...
Editor: Erika Nydahl