Becker's Healthcare January 15, 2020
Andrea Park

Here are seven hospitals and health systems that have distributed innovation funds — to startups, internal projects and venture funds — in the last two weeks, beginning with the most recent:

1. UPMC Enterprises, the innovation, commercialization and venture capital arm of Pittsburgh-based UPMC, allotted $1 billion for the development of new life sciences drugs, diagnostics and devices.

2. Kaizen Health, a platform for scheduling nonemergency medical transportation, closed a Series B funding round led by Des Moines, Iowa-based UnityPoint Health’s $100 million innovation fund.

3. Renton, Wash.-based Providence’s venture arm joined a $42 million Series D funding round for search and scheduling software startup Kyruus, in which Providence Ventures had previously...