The big impact of mobile health solutions: Rohit Khanna’s reflections on the Tufts Medstart Blue Button Challenge

The big impact of mobile health solutions: Rohit Khanna’s reflections on the Tufts Medstart Blue Button Challenge »

24 Feb, 2014
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A few weeks ago I had the privilege of being involved with the Blue Button initiative through a joint Tufts/M.I.T/White House Innovation collaborative effort. About one hundred people descended upon Tufts University’s Harrison Avenue location to spend a weekend debating, discussing and designing solutions for healthcare that meet the goal of the Blue Button Initiative…
Health hackathon brings to life agile solutions for unmet needs – O’Reilly Radar

Health hackathon brings to life agile solutions for unmet needs – O’Reilly Radar »

21 Feb, 2014
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Written by Andy Oram of the O'Reilly Radar.... Winners of the Blue Button Innovation Challenge I think the main achievement of hackathons can be measured not by what apps are developed--reportedly, few are commercialized and maintained--but by people who find each other. The Blue Button Innovation Challenge brought together a lot of people who had never met before, and many…

Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge: Mentors Tackle the Practice Pitches »

22 Jan, 2014
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This is the third in a series of articles about the Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge this past weekend. Read the first article here and the second article here. With only a few hours of work under their belts, the newly-formed teams at the Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge gave their first practice pitches in…
Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge: The Teams Start to Hack

Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge: The Teams Start to Hack »

21 Jan, 2014
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This is the second in a series of articles about the Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge this past weekend. Read the first article here. After all of the pitching and team formation was finished on Saturday afternoon at the Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge, the real work of the hackathon began. …

This weekend is Boston’s first ever Blue Button Innovation Challenge »

14 Jan, 2014
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If you missed the big word on the street, this weekend will be Boston's first hackathon hosted by Tufts University MedStart with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) H@cking Medicine in collaboration with The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the White House Innovation Fellows. Yep, that was a long string…

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