“We need more geeks in health care”: MIT Grand Hack draws entrepreneurs

“We need more geeks in health care”: MIT Grand Hack draws entrepreneurs »

Last weekend’s MIT Grand Hack brought entrepreneurs in health, business and tech together to solve health care’s most pressing problems.

Calling all Innovators! Spaulding Rehab Hospital’s “Open for Business”

Calling all Innovators! Spaulding Rehab Hospital’s “Open for Business” »

13 Dec, 2016
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“If you’re a healthcare innovator with an idea for solving a problem that affects the rehab community, let’s talk. Spaulding’s open for business,” says Boston’s Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital’s Dr. David Binder. He leads their innovation team and wants everyone to know about their newly energized, hospital-wide commitment to internal and external innovation.

Talking Mirrors and Virtual Nurses: Million Dollar Ideas from MIT’s Grand Hack

Talking Mirrors and Virtual Nurses: Million Dollar Ideas from MIT’s Grand Hack »

3 May, 2016
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This year at MIT Hacking Medicine's 2016 Grand Hack, a new group of hopefuls assembled with the aim of leveraging technology to address major problems in healthcare.

Mad*Pow Announces New Center for Health Experience Design

Mad*Pow Announces New Center for Health Experience Design »

Last week during her keynote at the HXR conference in the Boston Seaport, Mad*Pow Chief Experience Officer Amy Cueva announced the agency’s newest healthcare initiative: The Center for Health Experience Design.

Meet the MIT Grand Hack Winners

Meet the MIT Grand Hack Winners »

30 Apr, 2015
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The Cancer Companion Team from the Telehealth Track celebrates a successful weekend of hacking with the MIT Hacking Medicine organizers and Merck sponsors. Photo via MIT Hacking Med. Organized by MIT Hacking Medicine on April 24 to 26, 2015, the Grand Hack brought together 80 teams and 450 participants from 19…
The MedTech Boston Guide to Planning a Healthcare Hackathon

The MedTech Boston Guide to Planning a Healthcare Hackathon »

Two years ago, “hackathon” was jargon relegated only to Silicon Valley, and it usually meant bringing programmers together to create an application or software product. Since then, hackathons have skyrocketed in popularity, spreading far beyond just software development. In 2014, dozens of hackathons took place in Boston, many focusing on finding solutions to today’s most pressing…
Wearables Week Boston 2015 Announced

Wearables Week Boston 2015 Announced »

12 Mar, 2015
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MIT Hacking Medicine, Medstro and Quantified Self Boston today announced that they are teaming up to launch the first ever "Wearables Week" focusing on the use of wearables to create innovative healthcare solutions. Wearables Week will be held April 21-26, 2015 at venues around Kendall Square and will feature three unique events showcasing the latest…
Boston’s Andrea Ippolito & Gajen Sunthara Named Presidential Innovation Fellows

Boston’s Andrea Ippolito & Gajen Sunthara Named Presidential Innovation Fellows »

Andrea Ippolito Boston innovators Andrea Ippolito and Gajen Sunthara have been selected as Round 3 Presidential Innovation Fellows. Gajen has been chosen to work on the MyData Initiative at the Department of Health and Human Services. Andrea, currently a PhD student in the Engineering Systems Division at MIT, will be working with the Department of…
More Disruption Please: Athenahealth’s Hackathon Offers Powerful Resources & Connections

More Disruption Please: Athenahealth’s Hackathon Offers Powerful Resources & Connections »

20 Oct, 2014
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At their foundation, healthcare hackathons are about bringing together people from diverse backgrounds - medicine, technology, engineering, design and business - to identify and solve healthcare problems. Next month's athenahealth "More Disruption Please" hackathon (meeting from November 14-November 16, 2014) will be more of the same, but with a twist. "More Disruption Please is our…
Women in MedTech: Andrea Ippolito of MIT’s Hacking Medicine

Women in MedTech: Andrea Ippolito of MIT’s Hacking Medicine »

Ippolito speaks to an audience at the March 2014 Healthcare Grand Hackfest. Photo by Lina Collucci. Andrea Ippolito is embedded deeply in the healthcare ecosystem. While pursuing her Ph.D. in the Engineering Systems division at MIT, she also co-leads MIT’s Hacking Medicine, an organization created to energize and connect the best minds…

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