Gifted Citizen fostering social impact thought medical exponential technology

Gifted Citizen fostering social impact thought medical exponential technology »

Gifted Citizen is an international recognition and a monetary prize of one million Mexican pesos. The prize is awarded at la Ciudad de las Ideas to Innovators whose projects have the potential to change the lives of millions of people in the next years.

From Care to Cure: 2017 MGH FTD Unit Education Event »

7 Apr, 2017
The MGH Frontotemporal Disorders (FTD) Unit is proud to present From Care to Cure, our annual education day for patients, families, caregivers and elder care professionals to come together and learn more about the spectrum of Frontotemporal Disorders. The day will feature presentations from FTD Unit staff and clinicians as well as our community partners.…

BEN Healthcare Innovation Summit »

1 Apr, 2017
This year, the Biomedical Entrepreneurship Network (BEN) at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is hosting its first annual Healthcare Innovation Summit to engage all stakeholders in care delivery and discuss the paradigm shifts in medicine and healthcare. From evolving patient care models, to innovative medical devices/biotechnology and novel medical education tools, the healthcare market is…
A New VR Experience Could Help Isolated Elders Reconnect

A New VR Experience Could Help Isolated Elders Reconnect »

22 Mar, 2017
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With the help of one Boston-based startup, elders suffering from dementia or isolation could attend a concert or even sit atop Mount Everest without ever leaving their homes. Rendever, founded by students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan Business School, aims to fight isolation and cognitive issues encountered in old age by allowing users to view or describe entertaining virtual-reality experiences.

Robotic Nursing Assistant System Poised To Curtail Workplace Injuries

Robotic Nursing Assistant System Poised To Curtail Workplace Injuries »

Founded in 2007, a Burlington company’s vision to revolutionize healthcare with Robots is becoming reality. Hstar Technologies has raised $9.5 million in funding to develop robots including the Robotic Nursing Assistant system (RoNA), which aims to assist nursing staff with patient lifting and care.

Virtual Reality Service For Elders Wins Grand Prize at Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference

Virtual Reality Service For Elders Wins Grand Prize at Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference »

14 Mar, 2017
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Earlier this month at the student-run Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference pitch competition, eight teams vied for a $25,000 grand prize by pitching their tech alternatives to costly health solutions. Rendever, team led by two MIT Sloan School of Management students, took first place for its mission to aid dementia patients with virtual reality.

Allegheny Health Network Announces A New Challenge

Allegheny Health Network Announces A New Challenge »

13 Mar, 2017
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The AHN “Design the Chip Challenge” to offer $10,000 prize for best design of a portable, secure technology allowing immediate access to patients’ medical histories.

Congratulations to the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge Winners!

Congratulations to the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge Winners! »

13 Mar, 2017
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Last Thursday, the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge II concluded with a live even at Google’s headquarters in Kendall Square. The focus of this year’s challenge was Big Data, and participants were encouraged to submit ideas on how to improve patient outcomes, increase efficiency in delivering care, and drive down the cost of care using data analytics.

SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge Winners Announced!

SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge Winners Announced! »

8 Mar, 2017
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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) today named three teams hailing from universities in Israel and the United States as the winners of the SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge, which encouraged participants to explore and examine the potential of sharing clinical trial data.

Boston Scientific Announces Six Finalists in 2nd Annual Connected Patient Challenge,  Focused on Healthcare Data Analytics

Boston Scientific Announces Six Finalists in 2nd Annual Connected Patient Challenge, Focused on Healthcare Data Analytics »

3 Mar, 2017
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Finalists will present their ideas to a panel of judges and a live audience in Cambridge on March 9; Top winners will be awarded up to $50,000 of in-kind support to advance submitted concept

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