The Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge is well underway, and submissions are beginning to roll in. The focus of this year’s challenge is Big Data, and participants are encouraged to submit ideas on how to improve patient outcomes, increase efficiency in delivering care, and drive down the cost of care using data analytics.
So far, four teams have submitted ideas for their chance to pitch-off at Google’s Cambridge headquarter on March 9, and win up to $50,000 of in-kind prizes.
Submissions are open until January 7th, until which time participants can refine their ideas based on the feedback provided by of a expert judges and the community. Six finalists will then be chosen to pitch their ideas in front of a panel of judges at a live event at Google’s Cambridge Headquarters on March 9th.
Abby Ballou is the managing editor of MedTech Boston. She has a B.A. and M.Phil in English literature from NYU and the CUNY Graduate Center, respectively. When she isn't writing and editing for MedTech Boston, Abby enjoys reading, rock climbing, watching classic movies and listening to opera.
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