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Inspiring Equitable Innovation in Healthcare

The AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassadors Program participated in the inaugural webinar of the UnitedHealth Group’s Academy of Technology (AoT). AoT includes top technologists across the enterprise and aims to provide an opportunity for its elite, global technical community to contribute to the company’s innovation agenda, support the investigation and implementation of breakthrough technologies and concepts and stimulate and advance technical dialogue and innovation.

The conversation on healthcare and technology was moderated by Rick Hamilton, Optum’s Senior Distinguished Engineer and AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassador. Three AAAS-Lemelson Invention Ambassadors (Jason Kang, Dr. Rachel Walker, and Dr. Karen Burg) shared their experiences with developing inventions with the goal of improving healthcare.

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