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…
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.…
Pitch Your Pediatric Innovation at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank

Pitch Your Pediatric Innovation at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank »

Have a great product solution for a pediatric healthcare problem? Think your inspired business plan belongs on ABC's "Shark Tank"? Lucky for you, Boston Children's Hospital's Global Pediatric Summit and Awards is holding an Innovation Tank event right here in Boston on Friday, October 31 as part of their 'Taking On Tomorrow' event. The forum will give pediatric…
Boston Academic Hospitals: Unveiling Stealth Google Glass Projects on April 23?!

Boston Academic Hospitals: Unveiling Stealth Google Glass Projects on April 23?! »

17 Apr, 2014
MedTech Features
Here at MedTech Boston, we're super excited about the April 23 MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge for so many reasons. The Boston medicine technology and innovation leaders are coming out in force. Expect to hear from and network with Boston Children's Hacking Pediatrics, Brigham and Women's iHub, MIT Hacking Medicine, Google Glass New England, Tufts…

VP Shunt, 3rd place winner of Hacking Pediatrics- Technology to invest in early! »

21 Oct, 2013
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Babek Movassaghi, PhD, MBA candidate at MIT Sloan School of Management, and Christopher Lee, PhD student at Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, formed Team VPShunt.  These innovative guys saw a great idea and dove into it.  Though they placed third at the Boston Children's Hospital Hacking Pediatrics, this is going to be the…

Boston Children’s Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon Winners-RightByte takes first! »

20 Oct, 2013
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Today was an exciting culmination of months of hard work for the Hacking Pediatrics and MIT Hacking Medicine.  Over the course of a weekend, physicians, nurses, clinicians, dietitians, entrepreneurs, business people, engineers, and coders were all thrown together to make pediatric medicine better.  It was exciting and exhausting.  But creative and effective solutions were born. Naomi…
Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon – Dr. Michael Docktor

Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon – Dr. Michael Docktor »

1 Oct, 2013
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Dr. Michael Docktor (yes, his name is Dr. Docktor), age 35, sits down with us to talk about the 2013 Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon. Dr. Docktor is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, the Director of Clinical Mobile Solutions, and the physician lead of the Hacking Pediatrics Executive Team. This will be Boston Children’s Hospital first ever hackathon…

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