VOTING BEGINS FOR THE PARTNERS CONNECTED HEALTH FIT MIND CHALLENGE, SEEKING TECHNOLOGY-ENABLED SOLUTIONS FOR AN AGING POPULATION »
The Partners Connected Health Fit Mind Challenge, an online contest seeking technology-enabled solutions that support cognitive function in an aging population, will select four finalists to pitch their ideas on the main stage at the Partners Connected Health Symposium on October 20 in Boston. The Challenge is being sponsored by AARP.
Earlier this month, innovators gathered to combat the opioid epidemic. Five of them won funding to put their plans into action. Read about how they plan to overcome one of the country’s greatest health crises.
Healthcare hackathon season is upon us! CAMTech kicked things off this past weekend with their Opioid Hackathon at District Hall, and Medstro’s first wave of online innovation challenges is in full swing. The deadline for Philips Wearables & Chronic Care Challenge is less than three weeks away, and so far 14 teams are gunning for the $10k prize. Check out the latest batch of ideas on how to improve the management of patients with chronic care.
Submissions are currently open for the next Psychiatry Innovation Lab, which will be hosted at the American Psychiatric Association’s [APA] conference in Washington DC on October 8th. This is the second iteration of the Psychiatry Innovation Lab, which aims to identify and accelerate new ideas for changing mental health care delivery.
On September 29 and 30, healthcare industry experts will convene in Boston for the Patient Engagement and Experience Summit, a 2-day conference aimed to highlight innovations and best practices in the mission to enhance the patient experience.
On October 17th and 18th, healthcare innovators are convening in Boston for the second annual Next Edge Health Experience Summit, a conference intended to address how technology enabled solutions can be leveraged to reimagine the patient journey.
Herald Health aims to alert physicians with important, timely, and customizable clinical information through push notifications. Instead of requiring doctors to constantly monitor patient vitals or check for completed lab results, Herald is designed to work with electronic health records and notify healthcare providers of meaningful changes in medical profiles.
In impoverished or secluded areas, getting medicine fast isn’t always possible. But with a new device developed by a team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, medical professionals may be able to create pharmaceuticals on demand, all with the help of a shoebox-sized laboratory.
On September 28th 2016 in Boston, The Economist will host its full-day healthcare forum “War on Cancer.”Joining the publication’s senior editors are more than 200 research experts, industry and policy leaders who will convene to discuss the myriad challenges and opportunities in the healthcare ecosystem and prospects for the war on cancer in the years ahead.
Face it Together Health is putting their HIPPA compliant AXIS Recovery Platform—which currently enables SMS, email, and telephone communication between counselors and addiction patients— into the hands of addiction treatment providers.