[Chapel Hill, NC, August 7, 2020] In May 2020, two Research Triangle-based organizations—the ASSIST Center (Advanced Self-Powered Systems of Integrated Sensors and Technologies) based at North Carolina State University and DHIT (the Digital Health Institute for Transformation) launched a virtual crowdsourced incubator, COVID-19 Unites Us All, to serve as an innovation engine for advanced [...]
Today, DHIT, ASSIST, and their partners are announcing awards that will be given to outstanding proposals submitted through its Virtual Incubator. There are a variety of awards, including: cash prize(s), consulting services, prototyping and testing services, entry into an accelerator program, and mentorship.
“As Pfizer scientists continue to collaborate across our industry in researching therapies and vaccination candidates for this pandemic, we also want to help support ways to minimize any gaps in care due to the reduced clinical visits this situation has caused.” Jim Mangione, Director of Emerging Technologies at Pfizer [Chapel [...]
By Olivia R. Weidner, DHIT Global Intern | June 1, 2020 On Friday, May 29th, 2020 the Digital Health Institute for Transformation (DHIT) hosted the fifth installment of its digital web series in collaboration with the ASSIST Center at North Carolina State University. The DHIT Frequency Webinar Series, which takes [...]
Overnight, the world has gone virtual. COVID-19 has created a worldwide crisis that has shaken our communities to the core. Beyond the dangers of the virus itself, its impact will ripple through our economy and healthcare system for years. However, the present crisis creates an opportunity for our communities, policymakers, healthcare organizations, and [...]
By Brian Cooper | November 8, 2019 Digital transformation can be seen all over the world across many industries and in the state of North Carolina. In 2017 North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper brought on a new leadership team at the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). This new [...]