Hitachi Vantara and Health City will focus on technology innovation
Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. at NEXT 2018 announced that it is collaborating with Health City, a cluster-led, economic development organization driven to take health innovation to new levels for the city of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
NEXT 2018 is the premier event for the digital revolution. It’s for data-driven innovators who lead the transformation in their industry. They lead with clear insights drawn from their own data to make the right decisions for the best results.
Health City leverages Edmonton’s tremendous assets in health, health research, data, artificial intelligence and entrepreneurship to position the city as a premier location for health innovation. Health City’s role is to form innovation consortiums, bringing together highly talented people and organizations to enable innovation and products to get to market.
Through these partnerships, Health City is empowering Edmonton innovators to create locally relevant and globally scalable health solutions that have economic outcomes plus health and social impacts.
Creating a safer, smarter and healthier future
Hitachi and Health City will establish a co-creation relationship focused on innovative technology solutions that facilitate opportunities for health innovation in Alberta. This collaboration brings together Hitachi’s leading data and information management technologies with Health City’s focus on regional economic development, while advancing health and social well-being. This collaboration is designed to scale over time to allow the development of repeatable solutions for any community.
“Hitachi Vantara and Health City share a vision for advancing healthcare and social innovation by using the value of data to create a safer, smarter and healthier future for the community,” said Marcel Escorcio, regional vice president and general manager, Canada at Hitachi Vantara. “We are excited to work with Health City to build long-term collaborative relationships that will use technology to help solve healthcare-related issues and make significant impacts toward advancing the well-being of the population.”