Healthcare Innovation

Telehealth

Responding to the Commonwealth’s Strategic Priorities on Health and Family addressing Healthcare Innovation:  Embrace innovative models of care and new technologies to improve health outcomes and lower costs. The University of Virginia supports Healthcare Innovation through its significant leadership and provision of training for health professionals and students in telehealth practice, research in telehealth, clinical outcomes and technology development and providing expanded outreach services including access to patient education and care using telehealth.

Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (Center for ASPIRE)

Responding to the Commonwealth’s Strategic Priorities on Health and Family addressing Healthcare Innovation:   The University of Virginia Center for Academic Strategic Partnerships for Interprofessional Research and Education (Center for ASPIRE) supports Healthcare Innovation through its leadership in improving the quality and safety of patient care through the development and adoption of effective methods of interprofessional education and collaborative practice. Our mission is to work collaboratively with academic programs, care delivery organizations, research centers, faculty, students, clinicians, patients and families to develop, implement and evaluate interprofessional education activities for students, faculty and clinicians toward effective team-based care. As stated by Dr. Richard P. Shannon, Executive Vice President for Health Affairs at the University of Virginia Health System “ASPIRE is a fundamental construct that will enable us to change our delivery system.”