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…

Giving thanks for my sister & the innovators that have kept her alive »

9 Dec, 2013
Opinion/Editorial
Hillary GinsburgWhether you corral big data or design hardware, as an innovator in health care perhaps sometimes you feel as though you work behind the scenes. May this story remind you that your contributions to health care and medicine are truly lifesaving and positively impact the way people live, both now…

Dream No More: A Mental Health System with Modern Solutions to Ancient Problems »

1 Dec, 2013
Opinion/Editorial
Dr. Edwin Raffi Having done most of my clinical clerkships in New York City, I came to Boston for residency expecting a similar experience in another metropolitan city. The culture of the Psychiatric Urgent Care units I observed in NYC consisted of a triage system in which some patients would be…

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