Healthcare Consortium How Do We Expand on this Opportunity?
5 Strategic Objectives • Industry Sector Development • Research, Development and Commercialization • Education, Workforce Development & Training • Development of Policy and Standards • Access to Capital
Going Forward Capitalize on the partnerships developed by CFI and UTARI to: • Enable access to federal resources • Leverage member resources • Attract new members • Maximize funding to support • Collaborative pre-competitive research and development • Policy and workforce training initiatives • Integrate the research strengths of UT Arlington, our Affiliate Network Partners, and 334 Federal Labs
Potential Areas of Focus • Medical Devices • Access to Healthcare • Bio-Medical • Healthcare IT • Chronic Care Management • Cost Reduction
Federal Resources • The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) • The Office of Rural Health Policy (ORHP) • The National Library of Medicine (NLM) • National Institutes of Health (NIH) • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) • Health Information Technology (Healthy IT) • U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) • Rural Information Center
Federal Resources(Continued) • Rural Development – DLT Program • Community Facilities Loans and Grants • Comprehensive Access & Delivery Research & Evaluation (CADRE) • Telemedicine & Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC/DOD) • U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC)
Leverage Member Resources • Center for Innovation • UTARI • TWC/DOL Funding • UT Arlington research capability and infrastructure support • Federal Agencies/Federal Labs • Members
Attract New Members Member driven market-focused initiatives • Problem identification • Request proposals • Select proposals to fund • by consortium • by individual member (as desired) • Be first to learn the results • Participate in solution development • Demonstrated ROI
Maximize Research Funding • Opportunity to realize $1.5+ 2.5+ return on a $1 cash investment • Strategic alliance(s) to realize solution-focused outcomes • Pre-Competitive Research • Individual • Coalitions • Cooperative Research & Development Agreements (CRADA)
2014 Calendar (Proposed) March 20 Symposium/Launch May 19 Meeting July 28 Meeting September 24 Symposium November 3 Meeting
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