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…
Philips’ CareSage Engine Improves Senior Care Management

Philips’ CareSage Engine Improves Senior Care Management »

For over forty years, Philips Lifeline has provided elderly patients with a medical alert service. Now, the company is taking this service one step further by rolling out CareSage, a new predictive analytics engine that allows health organizations to better monitor and care for elderly patients through a combination of wearable devices and monitoring. CareSage provides an analysis of both…
Wearables Challenge Red Carpet Photos

Wearables Challenge Red Carpet Photos »

29 Apr, 2015
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Wearables Challenge Photo Montage

Wearables Challenge Photo Montage »

29 Apr, 2015
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Photos by Adam Glanzman
Wearables Challenge Recorded Live Stream Now Available to Watch

Wearables Challenge Recorded Live Stream Now Available to Watch »

The recorded live stream from the Wearables Challenge held April 23 at Google's Cambridge Headquarters is now available to watch. It includes the keynote by Ned Sahin, PhD with his demonstration of Google Glass apps for people with Autism Spectrum Disorders, all ten Wearables Challenge finalist pitches, the panel discussion on the future of wearables…
Ebola Hackathon-Inspired Team to Pitch Live at Google Wearables Challenge

Ebola Hackathon-Inspired Team to Pitch Live at Google Wearables Challenge »

Team Proxome includes Adrian Gropper, MD, CTO of Patient Privacy Rights; Sean Doyle, a software engineer at MGH; Jim Wright, an electrical engineer with a background in developing wearable devices for military and medical applications; Jessica Autrey, a current graduate student at Boston University’s School of Public Health; Shauna Biggs, a current graduate student at…
Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalist: William Younker

Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalist: William Younker »

22 Apr, 2015
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Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge finalist William Younker is aiming for the big time by proposing a solution to recovery for one of the most controversial injuries this year: concussions. "The idea is to create the world's first data set, from wearables and smartphone sensors, for concussion recovery," Younker says. Along with his Cognitive Health…
Tackling Orthopaedic Surgery Support with Mobile Phones: A Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Submission

Tackling Orthopaedic Surgery Support with Mobile Phones: A Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Submission »

22 Apr, 2015
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Photo via UCD Dublin. Brian Caulfield, Director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at University College Dublin, has advanced to the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Final Smackdown with his idea to use the sensors on smartphones to monitor the quality of rehabilitation therapy and patient adherence. "Our concept is…
Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalists: Team ELAINE

Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalists: Team ELAINE »

21 Apr, 2015
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Clarke and Susheela met while creating a team for the 2014 Boston Heart Walk. Photo provided. For finalists Dr. Ammu Susheela and Charles Clarke, this year's Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge is all about ELAINE - Electronic Locating Automated Interactive Nuance Equipment. "ELAINE is a wearable device that will help people…
Using Muse: Alex Hwang’s Motion Sickness-Inspired Solution

Using Muse: Alex Hwang’s Motion Sickness-Inspired Solution »

21 Apr, 2015
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Alex Hwang, PhD, laughs when he recalls the inspiration for his Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge submission: his wife's motion sickness. "We went to the movie theater to see the Avatar in 3D but my wife could not finish the movie because of her motion sickness-like symptoms," he says. "As a movie fanatics, this was a…

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