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October 24, 2014 | Puget Sound Business Journal
Imagine a massive space where members of the Seattle-area health care community, from startups to health insurance companies to heavy-hitting research universities, could collaborate to solve pressing health care problems. That's the vision for the Cambia Grove, a 9,000-square-foot facility that is currently under construction and set to open in 2015 at the corner of Ninth Avenue and Olive Way.
October 24, 2014 | Seattle Times
Northwest business leaders have a plan to jump start Seattle’s health-care industry by creating a new facility that will “foster innovation and transformation” in the field. The Cambia Grove is envisioned as a place for folks who want to develop and test health-care innovations to come together and collaborate.
October 24, 2014 | Xconomy
Cambia Health Solutions, which owns a portfolio of insurance and healthcare companies, wants Seattle to become a center of healthcare innovation. To help, Cambia is building a new 9,000-square-foot meeting and workspace in downtown Seattle, set to open early next year.
October 24, 2014 | Geek Wire
New ‘Cambia Grove’ health-care innovation center in Seattle will link tech startups with big players
Cambia Health Solutions plans to open a new 9,000-square-foot health care innovation center in downtown Seattle, dubbed The Cambia Grove, that will connect startups and entrepreneurs with leaders in health care, business and government — aiming to find new approaches to some of the biggest challenges in the industry.
October 24, 2014 | MedCity News
Yet another major American city is looking to capitalize on healthcare innovation and the rapid changes across the industry, this time in Seattle, where Cambia Health Solutions and a host of other stakeholders have launched a new accelerator dubbed The Cambia Grove.
October 24, 2014 | Huffington Post
As part of Design Week Portland, a multidisciplinary exploration of the process, craft, and practice of design, Cambia Chief Innovation Officer Mohan Nair spoke on a panel alongside business innovators from Microsoft, Intel and School+Jackson.
October 17, 2014 | Healthcare Payer News
As a microcosm of American health insurance markets, with both old and new regulations and business trends, one corner of the country offers a window into the future. In Idaho, Oregon, Washington, and Utah, Cambia Health Solutions’ companies are among more than a dozen insurers trying to innovate in the transition to consumer-based health insurance.
October 16, 2014 | Fast Company
Lively, a company founded in 2012 that uses a combination of sensors and a wearable smartwatch to monitor seniors in their home, is just one of several companies bringing design smarts to a demographic whose most famous wearable tech is built for people who want to call authorities when they've fallen and can’t get up.
October 10, 2014 | Portland Business Journal
Cambia Health Solutions has developed a startup that is designed to address out-of-shape soldiers, especially the Weekend Warrior variety. Basefit, a brainchild of Cambia’s in-house business incubator Innovation Force, has been partnering with military health experts to improve the health of National Guard and Army Reserves units in Oregon, Iowa, Minnesota and Illinois.
October 08, 2014 | Employee Benefit News
Gamification makes employee wellness fun, which can increase interest in these programs, but groundbreaking research into this trend suggests that a more holistic approach is needed to sustain healthy behaviors over the long run. Brian Berchtold, VP of marketing and business development at hubbub health, says wellness programs need to be a multi-faceted approach.