BU’s Tech, Drugs, and Rock n’ Roll Event Collides Investors, Researchers and Entrepreneurs

BU’s Tech, Drugs, and Rock n’ Roll Event Collides Investors, Researchers and Entrepreneurs »

22 Jul, 2015
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The annual event creates interaction between academic and startup worlds, connecting scientists and engineers with entrepreneurs, investors and innovators — with live music, of course.

Call for Submissions: Creating Value Challenge 2015

Call for Submissions: Creating Value Challenge 2015 »

Are you a clinician or clinician-in-training with an idea for improving value while decreasing cost? Submit your ideas for the Creating Value Challenge 2015.

5 Key Questions About Wearables Answered

5 Key Questions About Wearables Answered »

18 Jun, 2015
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Lesley Solomon, executive director of Brigham & Women's Innovation Hub, led a panel discussion of four healthcare decision-makers.  |  Photo courtesy of BWH Innovation Hub. Earlier this week, a gathering at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge brought together several of Boston’s leading wearable tech innovators. At the "Big Data Gets…
Meet the MIT Grand Hack Winners

Meet the MIT Grand Hack Winners »

30 Apr, 2015
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The Cancer Companion Team from the Telehealth Track celebrates a successful weekend of hacking with the MIT Hacking Medicine organizers and Merck sponsors. Photo via MIT Hacking Med. Organized by MIT Hacking Medicine on April 24 to 26, 2015, the Grand Hack brought together 80 teams and 450 participants from 19…
Wrap Up: The 2015 Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge

Wrap Up: The 2015 Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge »

Attendees enjoy playing with healthcare wearables demos at Google's Cambridge headquarters. Photo via @namathy Last night we held the second annual Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge! The event, which met at Google’s Cambridge headquarters from 5 to 9 pm, featured live demos and pitches from our 10 finalists. Before the live pitch-off began, attendees spent…
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…
Tackling Orthopaedic Surgery Support with Mobile Phones: A Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Submission

Tackling Orthopaedic Surgery Support with Mobile Phones: A Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Submission »

22 Apr, 2015
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Photo via UCD Dublin. Brian Caulfield, Director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at University College Dublin, has advanced to the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Final Smackdown with his idea to use the sensors on smartphones to monitor the quality of rehabilitation therapy and patient adherence. "Our concept is…
The Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Judges on Winning Ideas & Wearable Trends

The Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Judges on Winning Ideas & Wearable Trends »

Dr. Steve Horng, emergency department lead for the Google Glass Project at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, presents at last year's wearables challenge. Photo by Poncie Rutsch. We're incredibly excited to announce that Medstro's Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge is just around the corner. Our judges and finalists will be flying into…
Essential Highlights from the Google- Autism Speaks Pitch Playground

Essential Highlights from the Google- Autism Speaks Pitch Playground »

23 Mar, 2015
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Winner Steve Espinosa  of PuzzlePiece holds his $25,000 prize check. From left to right, Ned Sahin (Brain Power), Steve Espinosa (PuzzlePiece), Daniel Smith (DELSIA), and Rob Ring (Autism Speaks). All photos via Arshya Vahabzadeh, MD. On March 12, 2015, the Google-Autism Speaks “Pitch Playground,” was held at Google Cambridge, giving almost…
Reflections on the Ongoing Struggle to Define Value in Healthcare

Reflections on the Ongoing Struggle to Define Value in Healthcare »

How will we define the value of our healthcare system? Dr. Neel Shah considers here and on Wing of Zock. Photo via Christian Delbert/ Shutterstock. Last week, I had the opportunity to sit at a table with some of the nation’s top thought leaders. We convened at the Newseum in Washington, DC,…

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