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Iowa hospital creates internal innovation lab to help transform healthcare

Tennesseans would not normally think that Cedar Rapids, IA would be a hot spot for healthcare innovation, but maybe it is.

St. Luke’s Hospital has opened its new “Generate @ St. Luke’s Innovation Lab” which the hospital believes will transform its healthcare. Described as the first of its kind in the Midwest and only the third in the U.S., it is designed as a place where hospital staff who have an idea that they think can help their care can brainstorm with a product engineer, then build their product with 3D printers, laser cutters, and other technology.

Click here to learn more about the facility.

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