US Innovation Market Guide on eHealth

Abstract

Since the US is the market with the most eHealth innovation and business opportunities in the world, the US Innovation Market Guide on eHealth can guide you through the US innovation ecosystem related to e-Health, including the innovation hubs, innovation facilitators as well as Industry-related RDI centers.

From the market side, this guide also gives you a brief market overview including leading regions of e-Health market, opportunities and barriers to enter the US eHealth market. To ensure that you have the right partner, the guide presents the eHealth innovation and market networks and important events for you to start growing your network in the US.

In addition, the guide could help you in participating in US initiatives both at the federal level, including initiatives from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Science Foundation (NSF), Small Business Administration (SBA), etc. At the state level, you have a chance to learn about initiatives coming from a sample of states that include Arizona, California, Georgia and Maryland.

Therefore, this guide is an effective tool for European academic and industry communities to gain knowledge in the eHealth sector of the US!

This guide was published in January 2018 and is available in English. It has 73 pages and 5 Annex pages.

 

 

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations (page 14)
In this section the list of Abrreviations used in this report are presented
1 Introduction (page 18)
This study, which has been developed in the context of the ENRICH in the USA network, aims to provide relevant information on the United States (US) landscape concerning the eHealth innovation ecosystem and market.
2 US innovation ecosystem (page 22)
2.1. Innovation Hubs (page 23)
2.2. Innovation facilitators (page 30)
2.3. Industry related RDI centers (page 33)
3 US market landscape (page 40)
3.1. Market overview (page 40)
3.2. Leading regions (page 42)
3.3. Market considerations (page 48)
   3.3.1. Opportunities (page 48)
   3.3.2. Barriers (page 49)
   3.3.3. Other considerations (page 51)
4 Recognized networks and events (page 53)
4.1. Innovation / market networks and associations (page 53)
4.2. Innovation and market events (page 58)
5 US innovation initiatives and programs (page 63)
5.1. Federal initiatives/programs (page 63)
   5.1.1. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) (page 64)
   5.1.2. National Science Foundation (NSF) (page 67)
   5.1.3. Department of Defense (DoD) (page 69)
   5.1.4. Small Business Administration (SBA) (page 70)
5.2. State initiatives/programs (page 71)
   5.2.1. Arizona: Telemedicine Program for the prison system and rural underserved communities (page 71)
   5.2.2. California: California Telehealth Network (CTN) (page 72)
   5.2.3. Georgia Department of Public Health’s (GADPH) Office of Telehealth and Telemedicine 72 (page 72)
   5.2.4. Maryland: Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) - Telemedicine Task Force (page 73)
6 Observations (page 74)
Annex 1: Summary of the US Federal and State Funding Initiatives and Programs (page 76)