Bench-2-Bedside is a medical device competition for students at the University of Utah. Teams come from all departments across campus. They get $500 to develop prototypes and compete for more than $70,000 in prizes.
Harriet Hopf, M.D., accociate dean for academic affairs, University of Utah, says retention, tenure and promotion policies need to move beyond NIH grants and funding.
Mark Miller, CEO of the Mark Miller Corp., Chair Community Board of Directors, University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics, wants to see health care follow other industries. In the auto industry for example, car buyers can go to a website and find out prices and read reviews of vehicles and dealers. Why can't health care be the same?
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