RAPS Salon Highlights Patient Safety Research Support and Projects Underway at the University of Pittsburgh

The November 16 RAPS Salon highlighted some of the patient safety research at the University of Pittsburgh and how it is working with UPMC to become a laboratory for research, discovery, and commercialization of patient safety innovati...
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RAPS Salon Highlights the Significance of National Policy Recommendations to Advance Tech Innovations

The October 11 Regional Autonomous Patient Safety (RAPS) Research and Development Salon convened stakeholders from across the Pittsburgh region and beyond to highlight how current policy recommendations at the national level could grea...
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Karen Feinstein’s Op-Ed in Pittsburgh Business Times Highlights Pittsburgh’s Safety Innovation History

Read the op-ed "Wolk Feinstein's Viewpoint: It Is Time to Revolutionize the Last Unsafe Industry" published October 13 by the Pittsburgh Business Times. Jewish Healthcare Foundation President and CEO, Karen Wolk Feinstein, PhD&nbs...
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Pittsburgh Tech Council’s AI Panel Features RAPS

Each year, the Pittsburgh Technology Council hosts the TEQ Magazine State of the Industry Report Reveal party, highlighting what's in the forefront of the region's innovation sector. Not surprisingly, the panel at this year's event on ...
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RAPS Salon Highlights Region’s Tech Hub University Leaders

The August 23 Regional Autonomous Patient Safety (RAPS) Research and Development Salon convened innovators, researchers, and technology entrepreneurs from across the Pittsburgh region to highlight regional research initiatives at Carne...
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RAPS Seed Grant Program Opens Request for Proposals

The RAPS Seed Grant Program is now accepting proposals for multidisciplinary Research & Development teams, start-ups or tech companies in the Pittsburgh region that are developing, testing, or adopting an autonomous solution to pre...
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RAPS Advisory Board Holds First Meeting to Discuss Forward Momentum

The first "hybrid" meeting of the Pittsburgh Regional Autonomous Patient Safety (RAPS) Advisory Group was held May 2, gathering leaders from academia, health care, technology, and industry to inform the forward movement of the RAPS ini...
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JHF and the Pittsburgh Technology Council to Continue Partnership on RAPS Initiative

FortyX80 and the Pittsburgh Technology Council (PTC) will continue to serve as critical collaborators with the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative and the Jewish Healthcare Foundation in advancing the Regional Autonomous Patient Safe...
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Regional Autonomous Patient Safety (RAPS) Seed Grant Program Established

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation's Distribution Committee (JHF) approved a $300,000 one-year grant to the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI) to support patient safety research and development in the region via the second phas...
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Allegheny County Medical Society Highlights the National Patient Safety Board

In a recent post on The Allegheny County Medical Society's ACMS Insights, Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI) CEO and President Karen Wolk Feinstein, PhD, outlined the efforts of PRHI to focus on policy change at the federal l...
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Karen Wolk Feinstein Discusses RAPS Initiative on TechVibe Radio Show

Karen Wolk Feinstein, PhD was recently a guest on the Pittsburgh Technology Council radio show "TechVibe" with hosts Audrey Russo and Jonathan Kersting to discuss the Regional Autonomous Patient Safety (RAPS) Initiative and the potenti...
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Regional Autonomous Patient Safety Launch Event Plants a Flag in Pittsburgh as an Innovation Hub

Read the RAPS Initiative Overview PDF. The Regional Autonomous Patient Safety (RAPS) initiative launch event was held February 24 at Carnegie Mellon University in partnership with the Pittsburgh Technology Council, convening regional s...
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