HealthLeaders Media September 28, 2023
Carol Davis

UConn’s new Nursing and Engineering Innovation Center to blend nurses’ problem-solving abilities with technology experts.


– The new center partners nurses’ problem-solving abilities with technology experts.

– The eventual goal is a shared state-of-the-art research and teaching facility.

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is combining nurses’ problem-solving, innovative nature with engineers’ technology expertise to create the Nursing and Engineering Innovation Center, one of the first of its kind in the nation.

Nurses’ understanding of patients and recognizing gaps in care provides a unique perspective to the use of technology and other innovative processes to offer appropriate care for each patient.

Combining that perspective with innovative engineers and their expertise in the latest technology will create ideas and inventions...

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