Healthcare Infection Prevention & Control

Innovation Test Bed

Innovation Test Bed Spoke Sites

The University of Nebraska Medical Center’s Innovation Test Bed maintains a robust portfolio of standing test bed sites that work together with hub sites, and ad hoc partners to discern use cases, challenges, and opportunities in the adoption of Infection Prevention and Control innovations, as well as providing iterative feedback on tools and procedures for enhanced Infection Prevention and Control.

UW Medicine is Washington’s only health system that includes a top-rated medical school and an internationally recognized research center.

Seattle, WA |

CCH brings high-level services to Platte, Boone, Colfax, and Nance counties in Nebraska. They offer both inpatient and outpatient services and are committed to healing, nurturing, and promoting the community’s health.

Columbus, NE |

MCCH is a 20-bed Critical Access Hospital and owns and operates Morrill County Hospital Clinic, Morrill County Home Health Clinic, Morrill County Professional Plaza, Specialty Outreach Clinics, and Chimney Rock Medical Center located in Bayard, Nebraska.

Bridgeport, NE |

MCHC is the largest and most comprehensive provider of medical, dental, disease prevention, and health promotion in SE Arizona. Their one-stop wellness model of integrated care recognizes and responds to the whole person from physical to social and psychological needs.

Nogales, AZ |

The University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) system of care includes hospitals and emergency departments on four campuses, a network of primary and specialty care clinics, urgent care and walk-in services, and collaborations with physicians throughout the region. We provide care throughout Galveston and Brazoria counties, the Bay Area and Southeast Texas.

Galveston, TX | UTMB Health

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Target Product Profile

Innovation Test Bed In Action

Meet our Team

Our mission is to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.


Jana Broadhurst, MD, PhD, DTMH

Project Lead | UNMC

David Brett-Major, MD, MPH

Project Lead | UNMC

James Lawler, MD, MPH, FIDSA

Associate Director of Business & Finance | UNMC

Rachel Prudhomme, MBA


Lauren Longacre, BSN, RN

Project Manager | UNMC

Lindsey Bandow, MA

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the UNMC Team

The Innovation Test Bed seeks to engage a mix of sites reflecting the diaspora of the U.S. healthcare experience, to ensure that patient and healthcare work experiences and views inform how IPC interventions can most effectively be applied in distributed, diverse settings. To learn more about the Innovation Test Bed or If you are interested in becoming a partner, contact us at [email protected] or visit the UNMC Health Security page.