The Healthcare Innovation Congress | May 29-31, 2024 | Washington, DC

thINc360 – The Healthcare Innovation Congress
May 29-31, 2024 | Washington, DC

Fast Five with John Schultz

What challenges or gaps in care are you focused on?

No particular focus, as we see opportunities to leverage innovative ideas across our System, both by partnering with external developers and our own employees.

What initiatives are you currently spearheading to improve health? 

Translational Research Initiative, a gap fund raised from our donors, to move selected technologies further along the development path toward a startup or other licensing transaction

What necessary collaborations/partnerships have you established within and/or outside of your organization in developing your initiatives? 

HMH / Texas A&M (EnMed, School of Engineering Medicine “Physicianeers”), HMH / Rice Center for Neuro Systems Restoration and also HMH / Rice Center for Human Performance.

What is your measurement criteria for success/or current measurable improvements have you realized from the initiative? 

Products on market helping patients or deployed by hospitals for the safe efficient delivery of care.

What gives your hope for the future in health care? 

My job gives me the opportunity to see so many new technologies being developed for the delivery of healthcare.  I also work closely with our inventors and witness their drive and passion to make an impact to patient’s lives. This is what gives me hope.

John Schultz Headshot

John Schultz, MBA, CLP
Director, Office of Technology Transfer,
Houston Methodist Hospital

Substitution & Cancellation Policy:

Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 24 hours prior to the first day of the event. All cancellations must be received in writing no later than 30 calendar days prior to the first day of the event to receive a refund less the $195.00 administrative charge. No refunds will be made after this date. However, the registration fee less the $195.00 administrative charge can be credited toward another comparable event (registration must be received within 6 months of the event from which you cancel). In case of conference cancellation, The Healthcare Innovation Company’s liability is limited to refund of conference registration fee only. Programs are subject to change, and we reserve the right to alter all programs without prior notice.