Coming off a $100k first-place win at last week’s MassChallenge Awards, Adhesys Medical’s Alex Schueller is excited about reinventing how wounds and cuts are closed by surgeons, police and paramedics, and military personnel. One day, we may even see their technology in home and office first aid kits.
On Wednesday evening, seven healthcare startups—part of a larger group of 26 finalists in the 2016 Boston MassChallenge—competed for $1.5 million in cash prizes and national recognition at the program’s gala awards ceremony.
Breaking Health Podcast host Steve Krupa connected with Bill Geary, general partner of Flare Capital Partners and co-chair of the upcoming Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit, to discuss highlights of the November 2 event being held at the Mandarin Oriental in Boston.
The Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge, sponsored by Boston Scientific and Google Cloud Platform, finished up online voting last Sunday and the six finalists have been selected. Selections were based on a combination of crowd votes and scoring by a panel of expert judges.
Although the #ENDALZ Hackathon marked the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH chapter’s first foray into orchestrating a tech brainstorming session, it yielded CarePal, a promising smartphone app set to hit the market early next year.