Health 2.0’s Boston Code-a-Thon: Meet the Winners

Health 2.0’s Boston Code-a-Thon: Meet the Winners »

Participants and judges gather for a photographic moment after the event. Photo provided by Health 2.0. Helping consumers discover out-of-pocket costs for hip operations, keeping cardiologists in the loop on gaps in patient care, and providing a more user-friendly platform for Native Americans and native Alaskans to sign up for health…
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…

More Disruption Please! Meet Athenahealth’s Hackathon Winners »

Athenahealth promoted an integrated model of care at their hackathon. Photo by Dr. Jessica Shanahan. From November 15 to 17, 2014, engineers, entrepreneurs, physicians, nurses, public health workers, designers, scientists and business leaders gathered with one mission: driving healthcare change. Together, they spent the weekend at athenahealth's More Disruption Please hackathon, which…
MGH/Samsung Mobile Healthcare Hackathon: Meet the Winners

MGH/Samsung Mobile Healthcare Hackathon: Meet the Winners »

MedTech Boston Editor-in-chief Jennifer Joe mentored hackathon participants at the event. Photos by Jim Ryan. Samsung has landed in Boston. Samsung is making a big push into healthcare, putting their money and resources where their mouth is. Not only did they put up $6000 in prize money and give free Samsung Gear S…
Healthy Codeathon Brings Mobile Technology to Women’s Wellness

Healthy Codeathon Brings Mobile Technology to Women’s Wellness »

The teams get to work in their space at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. All pictures by Ben Sisto. Over the weekend of November 7, 2014, six teams of students, developers, and healthcare professionals united at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, competing to build novel web and mobile applications tailored to women’s mental…
Team ReadySetGo Hopes to Curb Readmissions at Hacking Pediatrics

Team ReadySetGo Hopes to Curb Readmissions at Hacking Pediatrics »

Hacking Pediatrics participants excitedly wait for winners to be announced. All photos by Dana Hatic. Over the course of 36 hours, 21 teams of strangers gathered at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge last weekend to develop innovative solutions to challenges within pediatric healthcare. Clinicians, MBAs, entrepreneurs, software developers, and patients…
More Disruption Please: Athenahealth’s Hackathon Offers Powerful Resources & Connections

More Disruption Please: Athenahealth’s Hackathon Offers Powerful Resources & Connections »

20 Oct, 2014
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At their foundation, healthcare hackathons are about bringing together people from diverse backgrounds - medicine, technology, engineering, design and business - to identify and solve healthcare problems. Next month's athenahealth "More Disruption Please" hackathon (meeting from November 14-November 16, 2014) will be more of the same, but with a twist. "More Disruption Please is our…

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