The 2017 MIT Grand Hack was filled with passionate participants seeking solutions to everything from communication gaps between patients and healthcare providers, to developing virtual reality devices that will help hospital patients combat loneliness. The event serves as a networking opportunity, as well as a window into the future of medical tech innovation.
Check out the companies presented at HIMSS 17 by the 3-year old Texas Medical Center Accelerator (TMCx). Early-stage digital health and medical device companies that have not yet sold their product are eligible to participate in the 3-year old TMCx’s “no fee, no equity” program. Participation begins with a 4-week boot camp, and includes mentorship and shared development workspace.
In 2015 alone, digital health saw $4.5 Billion in venture funding—and yet so many of those well-intentioned startups have been unsuccessful. That is because healthcare has challenges that no other industry faces. Here are 6 mistakes digital health entrepreneurs frequently make that prevent them from turning their lofty mission into a scalable business.
The annual event creates interaction between academic and startup worlds, connecting scientists and engineers with entrepreneurs, investors and innovators — with live music, of course.
From bottles that remind you to hydrate, to non-invasive breast cancer tests, we take a look at the latest medtech projects you can help fund.