Women in MedTech: Andrea Ippolito of MIT’s Hacking Medicine

Women in MedTech: Andrea Ippolito of MIT’s Hacking Medicine »

Ippolito speaks to an audience at the March 2014 Healthcare Grand Hackfest. Photo by Lina Collucci. Andrea Ippolito is embedded deeply in the healthcare ecosystem. While pursuing her Ph.D. in the Engineering Systems division at MIT, she also co-leads MIT’s Hacking Medicine, an organization created to energize and connect the best minds…
Jugaad-a-thon: India’s Largest Healthcare Hackathon

Jugaad-a-thon: India’s Largest Healthcare Hackathon »

29 Jul, 2014
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A Jugaad-a-thon participant works long hours with his team to find solutions to India's largest healthcare problems. All photos provided by Glocal. Hackathons are lucrative events for entrepreneurs because they connect innovators with resources, capital, and mentors; they take cool ideas from inception to reality. But so far, hackathons have been…
New Video Released! MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge Pitch-Off Presentations

New Video Released! MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge Pitch-Off Presentations »

15 May, 2014
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See the Finalists Pitch Their Ideas in the "Final Smackdown" Two days ago we released the video of the Keynotes and Google Glass demos from our "Final Smackdown". Today we release the Smackdown itself!  (To go straight to the video, scroll down below.) Over the course of six weeks, our expert panel of judges evaluated over fifty…
Video Released! MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge Demonstrations

Video Released! MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge Demonstrations »

13 May, 2014
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See the five keynote speeches including live Google Glass demonstrations For all of you who couldn't attend the Google Glass Challenge "Final Smackdown" on April 23, we have good news! The live video of the event is now ready and available for you to watch at your leisure (to go straight to the video, scroll…
MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the Final Qualifying Round of the Google Glass Challenge

MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the Final Qualifying Round of the Google Glass Challenge »

3 Apr, 2014
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It's been a really busy two weeks with Boston hosting Healthcare's Grand Hackfest plus this reporter getting the opportunity to go to Vegas, baby to cover Hospital Medicine 2014, the largest gathering of Hospitalists in the world. Our Google Glass Challenge hopefuls were busy as well, as we received a deluge of submissions in the…
MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the Second Round of the Google Glass Challenge

MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the Second Round of the Google Glass Challenge »

20 Mar, 2014
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It was a busy week for MedTech Boston with our Editor in Chief speaking at SXSW Interactive, but we did manage (albeit belatedly--sorry!) to tabulate the judges scores for the second qualifying round of the Google Glass Challenge! Those results have been uploaded to the Official Results Page and we're happy to announce the three…
Health hackathon brings to life agile solutions for unmet needs – O’Reilly Radar

Health hackathon brings to life agile solutions for unmet needs – O’Reilly Radar »

21 Feb, 2014
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Written by Andy Oram of the O'Reilly Radar.... Winners of the Blue Button Innovation Challenge I think the main achievement of hackathons can be measured not by what apps are developed--reportedly, few are commercialized and maintained--but by people who find each other. The Blue Button Innovation Challenge brought together a lot of people who had never met before, and many…

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