Healthcare’s Grand Hackfest Recap

Healthcare’s Grand Hackfest Recap »

26 Mar, 2014
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Healthcare’s Grand Hackfest, a joint production by MIT’s Hacking Medicine and the Kauffman Foundation, was held March 15-16 at the MIT Media Lab.

Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge: The Teams Start to Hack

Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge: The Teams Start to Hack »

21 Jan, 2014
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This is the second in a series of articles about the Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge this past weekend. Read the first article here. After all of the pitching and team formation was finished on Saturday afternoon at the Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge, the real work of the hackathon began. …
Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge: Meet the winners- ArmMe, HOMEfield, PreventativeHealthTools.com, and SimplyID

Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge: Meet the winners- ArmMe, HOMEfield, PreventativeHealthTools.com, and SimplyID »

20 Jan, 2014
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The Organizers! Andrea Ippolito, Co-leader of MIT H@cking Medicine, Adam Wong with ONC, Rohan Jotwani, Board Member of Tufts MedStart, Maria, Brian Like, Co-founder of TuftsMedStart, Eric Schwaber, Co-Founder of Tufts MedStart, Mayur Patel, Co-founder of Tufts Medstart, Mahima Vijay, Board Member of Tufts MedStart, Paran Yap, Board Member of Tufts…

Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge: Off to a great start with keynotes from John Halamka, MD, MS, and Catherine Rose, PhD! »

19 Jan, 2014
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The Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge, co-hosted by Tufts University MedStart and MIT H@cking Medicine, in collaboration with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the White House Innovation Fellows, got off to a great start with two keynote speakers, Dr. John Halamka and Dr. Catherine Rose. John D. Halamka, MD,…
MIT Critical Data Marathon: Intro to the MIMIC-II Database and Meet the Teams!

MIT Critical Data Marathon: Intro to the MIMIC-II Database and Meet the Teams! »

5 Jan, 2014
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Today was the first full day of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Critical Data Marathon--a weekend hackathon designed to highlight the incredible resource of the MIMIC-II database. Brilliant Minds Gathered in the Iconic MIT Stata Center Hall The weekend is run in partnership with Sana Mobile and MIT H@cking Medicine.…

The Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) Innovation Hub and Hackathon: Interview with Dr. Adam Landman, Officer for Health Information, Innovation, and Integration »

19 Nov, 2013
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Health information technology and applications are being developed very quickly these days. Large academic hospitals in Boston have taken notice, and are developing their own systems to promote innovation in medicine and healthcare today. Most recently, Brigham and Women’s Hospital has launched its very own Innovation Hub (iHub). As a launch of the BWH iHub,…

The H^3 (How to Hack Healthcare) Undergraduate Hackathon was our Invitation to the World of Innovation »

17 Nov, 2013
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We were munching on dinner at my apartment, chatting about life in Cambridge, when one of my guests said, “Yeah, I don’t know anyone who doesn’t have a PhD around here.” The commenter—a professor at a large research institution—had made the remark only half-jokingly, but it infuriated me. I wasn’t naïve about my place in…

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