Meet the MedStart Hackathon Winners

Meet the MedStart Hackathon Winners »

10 Feb, 2015
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Team SimRV discusses options for simulation solutions at MedStart. All photos via Facebook. How do you hack medical education? Over the course of 36 hours, 18 teams brainstormed technological innovations to solve problems in medical education at the MedStart hackathon, run by students in the MD/MBA program at the Tufts School…
The Top 10 Healthcare Innovation Events of 2014

The Top 10 Healthcare Innovation Events of 2014 »

It's been a wild year at MedTech Boston. We've grown our staff, covered dozens of events, interviewed hundreds of fascinating medical professionals and innovators, and published pieces on everything from hackathons, to insurance policy, to mHealth, to reforming the cost of care. We appreciate you taking the journey with us, and we can't wait to…
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…

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…
Boston’s Andrea Ippolito & Gajen Sunthara Named Presidential Innovation Fellows

Boston’s Andrea Ippolito & Gajen Sunthara Named Presidential Innovation Fellows »

Andrea Ippolito Boston innovators Andrea Ippolito and Gajen Sunthara have been selected as Round 3 Presidential Innovation Fellows. Gajen has been chosen to work on the MyData Initiative at the Department of Health and Human Services. Andrea, currently a PhD student in the Engineering Systems Division at MIT, will be working with the Department of…
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…
Hacking Pediatrics 2.0: Kicking Innovation Up Another Notch

Hacking Pediatrics 2.0: Kicking Innovation Up Another Notch »

30 Sep, 2014
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Finalists present at last year's Hacking Pediatrics. Photo by Dr. Jennifer Joe. Last year, Michael Docktor, a Boston Children's Hospital physician, became obsessed with what was going on in the start-up and healthcare spaces. After watching Rock Health, Healthbox and other accelerators, he pitched the idea of running a Boston Children's accelerator.…

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