TGH Ventures, the TGH Cancer Institute and Synapse Florida Announce the Winner of the TGH Innovation Challenge

March 12, 2024

Synapse Summit 2024 TGH Innovation Challenge Winner Aayu+

TAMPA, Fla., March 7, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — TGH Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm and innovation team at Tampa General Hospital (TGH) announced the winner of the first TGH Innovation Challenge on Wednesday, February 28 at Synapse Summit in Tampa, Florida. The global competition called for new and innovative solutions to provide lifesaving care and reduce cancer mortality in rural areas.


You can learn more about the TGH Innovation Challenge and Aayu+ Box HERE.


Tampa General Hospital, a 981-bed, not-for-profit, academic health system, is one of the largest hospitals in America and delivers world-class care as the region’s only center for Level l trauma and comprehensive burn care. Tampa General Hospital is the highest-ranked hospital in the market in U.S. News and World Report’s 2023-24 Best Hospitals, with six specialties ranking among the top 50 best hospital programs in the United States. Tampa General Hospital has been designated as a model of excellence by the 2022 Fortune/Merative 100 Top Hospitals list. The academic health system’s commitment to growing and developing its team members is recognized by two prestigious Forbes magazine rankings – in the top 100 nationally in the 2023 America’s Best Employers for Women and top 25 in Florida in the 2023 America’s Best Employers by State. Tampa General is the safety net hospital for the region, caring for everyone regardless of their ability to pay, and in fiscal year 2021, provided a net community benefit worth more than $224.5 million in the form of health care for underinsured patients, community education, and financial support to community health organizations in Tampa Bay. It is one of the nation’s busiest adult solid organ transplant centers and is the primary teaching hospital for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. With six medical helicopters, Tampa General Hospital transports critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need.


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