Want to Fight Against Heart Disease? Wear This Bra

Want to Fight Against Heart Disease? Wear This Bra »

26 Jan, 2018
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Each year, approximately 432,000 women die from heart disease. Women, however, only make up 25% of the participant pool in clinical trials based around heart research. The “Bloomer Bra” seeks to reshape the way research data is collected in cardiology.

ACC’s Roadmap to Innovation Health Policy Seeks to Revolutionize Healthcare

ACC’s Roadmap to Innovation Health Policy Seeks to Revolutionize Healthcare »

24 Jan, 2018
News

How can practitioners hope to integrate, fund, and evaluate the constantly-evolving healthcare landscape into clinical practices? The ACC has an answer. Following the association’s first annual Healthcare Innovation Statement in 2016, members created the 2017 Roadmap for Innovation in November. The statement identifies three primary fields of focus: Digital Health, Big Data, and Precision Health.

Qrativ Combines AI And Big Data To Discover New Purposes For Drug Treatments

Qrativ Combines AI And Big Data To Discover New Purposes For Drug Treatments »

22 Sep, 2017
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The startup Qrativ is the joint venture of the biotech company nference and Mayo Clinic. While nference supplies AI technology to the startup, Mayo Clinic offers the clinical expertise needed to give new purpose to pre-existing drugs.

Allegheny Health Network Announces A New Challenge

Allegheny Health Network Announces A New Challenge »

13 Mar, 2017
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The AHN “Design the Chip Challenge” to offer $10,000 prize for best design of a portable, secure technology allowing immediate access to patients’ medical histories.

Congratulations to the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge Winners!

Congratulations to the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge Winners! »

13 Mar, 2017
EventsNews

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.

Boston Scientific Announces Six Finalists in 2nd Annual Connected Patient Challenge,  Focused on Healthcare Data Analytics

Boston Scientific Announces Six Finalists in 2nd Annual Connected Patient Challenge, Focused on Healthcare Data Analytics »

3 Mar, 2017
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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

The Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge: Vote Today!

The Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge: Vote Today! »

17 Jan, 2017
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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.

Improving Patient Outcomes Through Data Exchange

Improving Patient Outcomes Through Data Exchange »

27 Dec, 2016
CompaniesNews

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.

Achieving the Triple Aim Using Big Data: The Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge

Achieving the Triple Aim Using Big Data: The Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge »

2 Dec, 2016
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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.

Shaping the Future of Clinical Trial Data Sharing

Shaping the Future of Clinical Trial Data Sharing »

15 Nov, 2016
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Opening on November 15, the SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge explores the potential of clinical trial data sharing by challenging individuals and groups to identify a novel scientific or clinical finding using the SPRINT article data.

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