Rex Strategic Innovations

Rex Strategic Innovations (RSI) is a groundbreaking innovation platform being created by Rex Healthcare to foster and nurture innovative technologies and companies in the healthcare sector. The RSI mission is to enable access to healthcare products and services that will allow for improved patient care.

RSI is a Multi-Pronged Innovation Strategy

RSI branches into four areas of innovation:

Rex Health Ventures supports the development of new treatments, tools, products and services that foster innovation and positively impacts the provision of healthcare. It also invests in companies to help bring their products and services into the marketplace.

Rex Health Solutions proactively identifies healthcare delivery problems and partners with premier organizations and individuals to advance potential solutions. It also identifies cutting edge healthcare research underway in areas in need of a healthcare partner to advance research and ensure Rex at entry-point of innovation.

Rex Innovation Facilitator is a program designed to turn innovative ideas or concepts into compelling products and services.  It is available to both Rex Healthcare physicians and co-workers and leverages Rex’s resources and network to help make ideas a
reality.


Rex Community Impact Grants
 is a grant program in development for organizations and individuals working to improve patient care or reduce healthcare costs. It is in close alignment with Rex Community Relations to work with organizations that do not usually receive outside funding.

RSI’s focus includes:

  • Early stage ideas to mid-stage companies that will benefit from a strategic partnership with our resources and network
  • Healthcare services, Healthcare IT, Medical devices and Biopharma technologies

All branches of RSI support and complement UNC Health Care’s innovation initiatives.