Congratulations to SafeStep, the Grand Prize Winner of the Quadruple Impact Challenge! SafeStep pitched off live at the MedTech Impact Conference and Expo in Las Vegas, NV on December 14th. They won a $10,000 Grand Prize to help advance their idea.
The Quadruple Impact Challenge, a competition supporting innovation in on the ground solutions and ideas that are creating impact, big and small, in the changing environment of medicine, comes to a head at the live Pitch-Off event at MedTech Impact Expo & Conference.
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On October 10, join Three Lakes Partners, MATTER, IDEO and Common Pool to learn more about how they are forging a new vision for IPF, one that gathers the best minds in and outside the field to develop new solutions to solve this horrible disease. Then, learn how your BIG IDEA to improve the quality of life for IPF patients and caregivers, might help you win part of our $1 million purse.
We’ve all felt the discomfort of sitting through a meeting in an over-chilled office or sweating through a commute in a crowded subway car. Fortunately, the founders at Embr are looking to help you warm up or cool down in a pinch with their new personalized thermal relief bracelet. MedTech Boston sat down with Embr co-founder Sam Shames to discuss their product and their recently launched Kickstarter.
This week, Boston Scientific is launched its third annual Connected Patient Challenge. Winners will receive up to $50,000 in services to help them realize their big idea about how to use the Internet of Things (IoT) to improve diagnosis, treatment, monitoring or patient care.
The Philips Wearables Challenge is a call for novel solutions to predict early signs of patient deterioration in order to prevent hospital readmission and escalation in care throughout the patient journey. What cutting edge technologies and systems — wireless wearable sensors, connected devices, continuous, real-time monitoring, data analytics, etc. — can be deployed to facilitate early, appropriate interventions? How can they create actionable information to improve patient outcomes, without burying busy clinicians under too much data?
The technology to connect healthcare is booming – but is it working to improve care? Often it doesn’t. The reasons and solutions to change that paradigm are the topics to be covered by Robert Pearl, MD, one of the nation’s top physician executives, at his presentation at the 9th Annual mHealth + Telehealth World Conference Monday, July 24 in Boston.