Last Thursday, the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge II concluded with a live even at Google’s headquarters in Kendall Square. The focus of this year’s challenge was Big Data, and participants were 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.
The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) today named three teams hailing from universities in Israel and the United States as the winners of the SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge, which encouraged participants to explore and examine the potential of sharing clinical trial data.
Boston Scientific Announces Six Finalists in 2nd Annual Connected Patient Challenge, Focused on Healthcare Data Analytics »
Finalists will present their ideas to a panel of judges and a live audience in Cambridge on March 9; Top winners will be awarded up to $50,000 of in-kind support to advance submitted concept
Medstro, the online community site for physicians, medical students and healthcare innovators announced today that it had surpassed 100,000 registered users in less than three years since launching the site.
The MIT Sloan Healthcare Club invites you to the 14th Annual Sloan Healthcare & Bioinnovations Conference on February 24th at the MIT Media Lab. This year’s theme is Emerging Trends in Healthcare: Personalized & Digital Health and will feature an exciting line up of industry experts, including keynote speaker Larry Renfro, CEO of Optum and Vice Chairman of UnitedHealth Group!
With less than 24 hours until the submission deadline, the Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge has received over 40 submissions. Participants have submitted a variety of ideas that use Big Data to address everything from the opioid epidemic to drug reimbursement.
Cambridge-based Foundation Medicine, a molecular information company that sells genomic profiling tests for solid tumors and hematologic malignancies, is leading a new data exchange partner program, the Precision Medicine Exchange Consortium (PMEC) to facilitate the exchange of molecular information and research and improve cancer care.
Shiv Gaglani and Ryan Haynes aim to improve the way medical students learn and retain information by leveraging cognitive science on their education platform, Osmosis.
Last week at the International Conference on Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease in San Diego, Akili and Pfizer presented findings about a new, non-invasive method of screening patients for Alzheimer’s disease.