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 »
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
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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.
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The Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge, sponsored by Boston Scientific and Google Cloud Platform, finished up online voting last Sunday and the six finalists have been selected. Selections were based on a combination of crowd votes and scoring by a panel of expert judges.
Google will be offering $25,000 in Google Cloud Platform credits to the winner of the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge, which has been running on Medstro since October. This is in addition to the $25,000 prize already offered by Boston Scientific, the primary sponsor of the challenge. The challenge is accepting submissions until January 8, 2016.