Thursday, November 18, 2010 All Day
UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital


University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, in collaboration with the Institute for Pediatric Innovation (IPI), wants you and your ideas at the first annual UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Pediatric Innovation Day!

What is it? This event is designed to highlight how innovation can lead to improved care for pediatric patients, provide mechanisms by which novel ideas can be developed at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, and advance the development of products that can solve clinical problems we face in delivering care to our pediatric patients.

Who Should Attend? Physicians, nurses, allied health professionals and any staff from throughout the health system that assist in providing care to children and their families are encouraged to attend.

Pediatric Innovation Day Agenda:

8 a.m.-9 a.m.

Pediatric Grand Rounds

UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Amphitheater

  • Tim Moran, Founder and CEO, Pediaworks
  • Alan Cohen, MD, Surgeon in Chief and Chief of Pediatric Neurosurgery
    “Smart Start, an innovative brain retractor to assist pediatric neurosurgeons in treating deep brain tumors”
  • Kathleen Deakins, MSHA, RRT, NPS, Supervisor Pediatric Respiratory Care,UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital “An Aerosol Delivery Device for Medication Delivery through a T Piece Resuscitator”
  • Faruk Örge, MD, Co-Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus Center “Rainbow Speculum, a device to assist clinicians to safely and effectively examine the eyes of infants and neonates”
9 a.m.-10 a.m.

Meet and Greet with Pediatric Grand Rounds Presenters
UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Community Room

3 p.m.-4:45 p.m.

Open House – UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital Performance Area
Cleveland School of Science and Medicine – senior students present projects in innovation

4:45 p.m.

Opening Remarks:

•Eric Bieber, MD, Chief Medical Officer
•Michael Anderson, MD, Vice President and Associate Chief Medical Officer
•Ross Trimby, COO, Institute for Pediatric Innovation

5 p.m.

Brian Davis, PhD
Vice President and Director, Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron, Medical Device Development Center

5:30 p.m.

Idea Competition Winners Announcement and Presentations

6 p.m.-7 p.m.

Networking and Reception