Sandra Powell Elliott


Sandra Powell Elliott is the Vice President; Chief Innovation and Commercialization Officer at Hackensack Meridian Health. Her role is not only to foster the internal development of an innovative culture but to bring innovative and transformative solutions from outside of the organization to the forefront of the organization’s strategic planning efforts. The scope of internal and external innovation spans the breadth of precision medicine, new device development, new product and solution development, new business model development, as well as new, more efficient ways to operate the business units within an integrated health network. In addition, her responsibilities include overseeing the development of a genomic reference lab as well as ambulatory imaging joint ventures. Sandra is involved in some of the emerging research-based entities on the campus of Hackensack Meridian Health School of Medicine and the Center for Discovery and Innovation in Nutley, NJ. Sandra received the 2018 NJBIZ Vanguard Award and speaks at National Conferences, and has published many articles on developing opportunities for growing business in publications such as Trustee Magazine, Journal of Healthcare Financial Management, FutureAge, Hospitals, and Health Networks, and the Health Strategist.