Read more about the UCHealth CARE Innovation Center and team in the news.

3/20/2020 - Wall Street Journal

Remote-Care Companies Scale Up to Combat Coronavirus Threat

Soaring demand for telehealth and remote-care tools is prompting digital-health startups to ramp up quickly and could propel wider use of their technologies well after the new coronavirus is contained. Read Article

3/18/2020 - CBS-4 Denver

Coronavirus Outbreak: Self-Quarantining Sen. Cory Gardner Works To Speed Financial Relief For Coloradans

U.S. Senator Cory Gardner holds telephone town hall with 12,000 Coloradans and UCHealth Chief Innovation Officer Dr. Richard Zane. Read Article

3/17/2020 -

Q&A with Dr. Richard Zane, Part 1: ”It’s about helping providers make better decisions.”

Dr. Richard Zane, UCHealth’s Chief Innovation Officer discusses what it is like to be UCHealth’s first Chief Innovation Officer, why leaders shouldn’t always target the “sexy” projects, and the symbiotic relationship he has established with UCHealth Chief Information Officer Steve Hess. Read Article

3/3/2020 - Top Ten Reviews

Study says Apple Watch can reduce risk of strokes, but healthcare professionals are skeptical

Speaking to Top Ten Reviews, Dr. Richard Zane, Chief Innovation Officer of UCHealth, was skeptical about the role smartwatches can play in detecting heart problems, saying "this is really developing a solution to a problem that may not exist". Read Article

2/27/2020 - CBS-4 Denver

Device being developed in Colorado could help biomonitoring for Coronavirus

“The BioSticker is absolutely game changing because it allows us to monitor respiratory rate, heart rate, movement, temperature and coughing or distress sounds anywhere that there’s an internet connection," said Dr. Richard Zane, the Chief Innovation Officer for UCHealth. Read Article

2/27/2020 - Becker's Healthcare

5 hospitals tell how they’ve improved digital communication with patients

UCHealth now offers a virtual assistant, Livi, who allows patients to interact universally across the healthcare system using conversational AI. She is accessed through UCHealth's website, mobile app and voice assistants, like Amazon Alexa. Read Article

2/26/2020 - Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry

Wearable to Power Remote Care and Clinical Trials

The physician-prescribed BioSticker is being used as part of a strategic collaboration with UCHealth and its CARE Innovation Center to clinically validate and to develop a continuous care model that extends beyond the walls of the hospital. Read Article

2/6/2020 - Becker's Hospital Review

How UCHealth bridged tech architecture and clinical expertise within its virtual health program

As co-leaders of UCHealth's virtual care strategy, Steve Hess and Richard Zane, MD, bring a mix of operational and clinical expertise to the health system's IT efforts through their respective roles as chief information officer and chief innovation officer. Read Article

2/6/2020 -

Your Healthy Family: Innovative bio-sticker will monitor patients’ vital signs from their home

UCHealth has partnered with a new, Denver-based health innovation company to develop revolutionary technology that it and other large health care systems will use to monitor patients’ vital signs remotely after they have left the hospital. Read Article

1/28/2020 - Becker's Health IT

UCHealth partners with remote patient monitoring startup

Aurora, Colo.-based UCHealth is teaming up with BioIntellisense, a remote patient monitoring company, which recently received FDA clearance for its medical grade wearable body sensor. Read Article