How to Drive a Culture of Innovation in Orthopedics: Lessons from HSS


Thursday, June 17 | 7:30 am - 9:00 am


Room 51


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From an onsite 3D printing facility collaboration to artificial intelligence-based software designed to detect and diagnose wrist fractures to numerous total joint and spine technologies, HSS is leveraging its leadership and expertise to blaze a unique path of orthopedic innovation and commercialization. What enables the hospital’s success? HSS embraces a culture of creativity and innovation.

In this keynote, Douglas Leach, Managing Director at HSS’ Global Innovation Institute and a former product development vice president at Stryker and OrthoSensor, shares a vision for the future of innovating within the world of musculoskeletal care. He’ll provide a glimpse of shifting commercialization dynamics and show how a culture of innovation and collaboration must be embraced by the entire industry—from caregivers to commercial partners to contract manufacturers—to propel orthopedics forward.

Join us for the entire keynote experience. A hot breakfast will be served at 7:30 a.m., followed by opening remarks from Keynote Sponsor Orchid Orthopedic Solutions at 8:05 a.m. Mr. Leach will begin his keynote at 8:15 a.m.


Douglas Leach

Managing Director, Biomechanical Innovation,

HSS Global Innovation Institute