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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.
CHIC invites competitors to submit early-stage ideas and technology-enabled solutions that challenge the status-quo of care delivery for chronic disease management.
This is an open call for on the ground solutions or ideas that are creating impact, big and small, in the changing environment of medicine. The challenge is specifically looking for innovative ways to deliver care, new ways to connect patients with their own data and the care team, and interesting use of medical devices and wearables to gather data.
The Texas Medical Center (TMC) Innovation Institute is looking for ambitious medical device startups like yours who want to advance their ideas toward commercialization, while also gaining expertise and access into the largest medical center in the world.
The goal of this challenge is to create a piece of technology or application that streamlines the Emergency Department’s registration process and stores patients’ personal health information needed for registration and emergency treatment. Do you and your team have what it takes to “Design the Chip”?