Ebola Hackathon-Inspired Team to Pitch Live at Google Wearables Challenge

Ebola Hackathon-Inspired Team to Pitch Live at Google Wearables Challenge »

Team Proxome includes Adrian Gropper, MD, CTO of Patient Privacy Rights; Sean Doyle, a software engineer at MGH; Jim Wright, an electrical engineer with a background in developing wearable devices for military and medical applications; Jessica Autrey, a current graduate student at Boston University’s School of Public Health; Shauna Biggs, a current graduate student at…
CAMTech Announces Innovation Award Winner

CAMTech Announces Innovation Award Winner »

A.J. Kumar in the field in Zambia. Photo provided by CAMTech. The Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech) at Massachusetts General Hospital recently announced the winner of its latest Innovation Award – the Whitesides Research Group. CAMTech launched three years ago with the goal of accelerating medical technology innovation in low and…
The MedTech Boston Guide to Planning a Healthcare Hackathon

The MedTech Boston Guide to Planning a Healthcare Hackathon »

Two years ago, “hackathon” was jargon relegated only to Silicon Valley, and it usually meant bringing programmers together to create an application or software product. Since then, hackathons have skyrocketed in popularity, spreading far beyond just software development. In 2014, dozens of hackathons took place in Boston, many focusing on finding solutions to today’s most pressing…
Stop Ebola Hackathon: Meet the Winners

Stop Ebola Hackathon: Meet the Winners »

17 Dec, 2014
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Ebola supplies at the 2014 CAMTech Stop Ebola Hackathon. All photos by Krina Patel. “None of us is as smart as all of us,” said Elizabeth Bailey, Director of CAMTech, summarizing the spirit of the Stop Ebola Hackathon with a Japanese proverb and looking out at an audience of 119 multi-disciplinary professionals…
Jugaad-a-thon: India’s Largest Healthcare Hackathon

Jugaad-a-thon: India’s Largest Healthcare Hackathon »

29 Jul, 2014
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A Jugaad-a-thon participant works long hours with his team to find solutions to India's largest healthcare problems. All photos provided by Glocal. Hackathons are lucrative events for entrepreneurs because they connect innovators with resources, capital, and mentors; they take cool ideas from inception to reality. But so far, hackathons have been…

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