From Friday, April 13th to Sunday April 15th, over 300 attendees gathered for one of the most anticipated events in the Greater Boston healthcare community: MIT Hacking Medicine’s fifth annual Grand Hack.
On Friday, local innovators and business leaders from The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) convened for HHS Startup Day, hosted by PULSE@MassChallenge. HHS Startup Day aims to demystify HHS and create simple, actionable ways for entrepreneurs in the digital health space to connect with HHS.
The Summit will connect digital health venture capitalists, corporate VCs, angel investors, technology transfer professionals, senior executives of early stage and emerging growth companies, digital health incubators, accelerators and premier service providers. Whether you are an investor seeking access to new, early or growth stage deals, or a CEO or Founder of a new venture looking for funding, visibility and growth, Health Care Innovations & Investment Summit is one event you would not want to miss.
As healthcare becomes more and more digitized, connected devices are becoming better integrated into daily clinical practice. Robbie Greenglass, an investor at Waterline Ventures who focuses on early stage health tech ventures, says “the ability to connect to and gather data from patients is critical to advancing how we develop new therapies and treat chronic illnesses. We expect this connectivity as consumers, and now IoT is revolutionizing how we deliver care.”
Last Thursday, the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge concluded with a live even at Google’s headquarters in Kendall Square. The focus of this year’s challenge was improving patient care through IoT.
On Monday, January 22nd, the New England Healthcare Executive Network hosted their annual Winter Social at the Foley Hoag offices in the Seaport District.
Will radiologists be out of jobs in the next few years? Can artificial intelligence (AI) systems and devices replace doctors as diagnosticians? What are the ethical considerations? These were some of the key questions debated and discussed at the ‘AI in Healthcare’ conference organized by Insight Exchange Network at the Boston Harvard Club on January 18th and 19th.
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.
Launched in summer of 2017, the Philips Wearables Challenge called for novel solutions to predict early signs of patient deterioration and prevent hospital readmission. We’re happy to announce the winning teams selected by a live panel of judges at last Thursday’s event.