See, Do, Innovate: Starting a Career in Digital Health Innovation
Can you work in digital health without medical or coding expertise? Yes, you can! As young professionals at a hospital’s digital innovation center without a healthcare background, it is easy to feel out of place. Yet, within academic medical centers, there is a place for cross-disciplinary backgrounds to shine. Innovation teams with a diverse skillset are more impactful because they can see problems from multiple angles. In this panel discussion, innovation and operation analysts at Brigham and Women’s Hospital will share how they have launched careers in digital health innovation. From their educational background to the “see, do, innovate” job onboarding process at the Brigham Digital Innovation Hub (iHub), their experiences have empowered a small team to make a large impact.
- Illustrate non-clinical and non-technical career pathways for young professionals interested in digital health innovation
- Identify key characteristics of a successful innovation team
- Describe the core job qualifications for an innovation team member
- Apply lessons learned to further your career in digital health innovation