Penn Medicine

We are thrilled to announce Round 3 of the Innovation Accelerator Program!

Request for Problems are now open for the third Innovation Accelerator Program at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health.
We seek applicants who believe their ideas can make meaningful and measurable change by:

  • Advancing value-based care models

  • Designing consumer-focused health care experiences to reduce friction and drive higher levels of engagement

  • Making Penn Medicine LGH the preferred place for employees by leveraging data and eliminating the burden of health care administration

How to Apply

Individuals and teams can apply by submitting this form.
Applications must be submitted by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2022.

Evaluation Criteria


Winners will be selected, in part, according to the following criteria:

  • Alignment with the Center’s mission and goals
  • A committed Champion with capacity to push work forward
  • Team willingness to rapidly explore multiple opportunities
  • Potential impact if proven effective and deployed at LGH
  • Potential to replicate and/or scale in other settings


What Teams Receive

The Innovation Accelerator Program is designed to support staff from across LG Health in their efforts to develop, test, and implement new approaches to improve health care delivery and patient outcomes. Teams accepted to participate in phase one of the program receive:


Teams attend a series of workshops to learn high-impact methods for rapidly validating solutions

Dedicated time with Innovation advisors

Teams have access to up to $10,000 to test and develop their concepts

Recognition and additional support
At the end of Phase 1, teams present their work to health system leadership for the opportunity to receive additional investment


Key Dates and Deadlines