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ABOUT Empower360°

EMPOWER360° is a community of patient

advocates, strategic partners and visionary

philanthropists dedicated to making 360°XR

Visualization accessible to everyone.

 

We believe that innovation is key to transforming

patient engagement and improving clinical

outcomes.

Empower360° MISSION

The EMPOWER360° Foundation exists to

transform patient engagement by providing vital

funds to facilitate access to the most advanced

Virtual and Augmented Reality 360° medical

technology, regardless of socioeconomic status.

EMPOWER360° XR Grant provides vital funds to:
1

Supplement hospital budgets to enhance the patient experience through 360°XR Visualization

2

Make the most innovative technologies accessible to patients, regardless of socioeconomics

3

Empower doctors to champion innovation as a means of improving patient experience and clinical outcomes

4

Allow teaching hospitals to better prepare surgical residents

5

Provide resources to patients about the availability of 360°XR Visualization medical technology

EMPOWER360° XR

GRANT AWARD

Our goal is to empower doctors and other medical professionals with resources that will enable them to create awareness and provide educational experiences / research regarding the use of VR/AR360° medical technology. This includes:

Awarding grants to individuals who have the ability to share their experience and expertise associated with VR/AR360° medical technology by providing funds to offset travel costs associated with medical conferences and educational programs

Awarding grants as follow-on funding to institutions who have demonstrated initiative in the areas of patient engagement and VR/AR360° medical innovation and empower them to continue their path

Awarding grants to individuals who have a track record of leveraging technological innovation in order to improve the patient experience, and who exhibit a desire and an ability promote VR/AR360° Medical Technology in new environments

Awarding grants to individuals who have the ability to pioneer innovation within their medical institutions by providing seed funding to offset some of the costs associated with VR/AR360° medical technology

Awarding grants to subsidize costs associated with introducing VR/AR360° medical technology

Awarding grants to individuals who have a track record of leveraging technological innovation in order to improve the patient experience, and who exhibit a desire and an ability to scale that effort using VR/AR360° Medical Technology

XR GRANT GUIDELINES

Each individual / entity applying for a grant must provide in advance a description of XR use during the desired

phase of the patient care continuum. Please note grants can be used in patient engagement, surgical planning,

research, and OR utilization.

A maximum of $50,000 per grant will be awarded. The funds for the grant are donated by Surgical Theater to

Empower360 Foundation. Additionally, in support of the grant, Surgical Theater will also donate XR equipment

for up to 24 months, plus 20 hours of remote support as applicable.

HOW TO APPLY FOR GRANT AWARD

Each individual / entity applying for a grant must provide in advance a description of XR use during the desired

phase of the patient care continuum. Please note grants can be used in patient engagement, surgical planning,

research, and OR utilization.

Grant Application

Grant Details:

Scope:

Please provide a 12-month timeline with 5 deliverables and milestones. Each of these should

include a percentage of the funds that will then be paid upon completion of each milestone.

Thanks for submitting!

For more information please reach out to Vera Scavo at veruzka.scavo@empower360foundation.org

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