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Microsoft NERD Center

1 Memorial Dr #1
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142 US

October 2014

Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon 2.0

October 17, 2014 @ 12:00 am - October 19, 2014 @ 12:00 am
Microsoft NERD Center, 1 Memorial Dr #1
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142 US
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Do you have an idea that could transform healthcare for children and their families? Are you a clinician, designer, programmer, hacker or person who is passionate about changing pediatric healthcare? Apply today to be part of the 2014 Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon, New England's ONLY pediatric healthcare hackathon. In October 2013, Hacking Pediatrics held the first hackathon ever focused on pediatric healthcare. It was sponsored by Boston Children's Hospital in collaboration with MIT's H@cking Medicine. In under 36 hours, 16 teams…

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January 2015

Boston Quantified Self Show & Tell

January 13, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Microsoft NERD Center, 1 Memorial Dr #1
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142 US
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Please come join us on Tuesday, January 13th for another fun night of self-tracking presentations, sharing ideas, and showing tools. If you are self-tracking in any way -- health stats, biofeedback, life-logging, mood monitoring, biometrics, athletics, etc. -- come and share your methods, results and insights. We're happy to hosted by our friends at Microsoft. Be sure to RSVP early to grab your spot! Come to meet new people, check out new hands-on gadgets and tools, enjoy healthy food, and…

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March 2015

Boston Quantified Self Show & Tell

March 21, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Microsoft NERD Center, 1 Memorial Dr #1
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142 US
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Please come join us on Tuesday, April 21st for another fun night of self-tracking presentations, sharing ideas, and showing tools. If you are self-tracking in any way -- health stats, biofeedback, life-logging, mood monitoring, biometrics, athletics, etc. -- come and share your methods, results and insights. We're happy to hosted by our friends at Microsoft. Be sure to RSVP early to grab your spot! Come to meet new people, check out new hands-on gadgets and tools, enjoy healthy food, and…

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June 2015

Big Data Gets Personal: Transforming Healthcare in the Age of Wearable Tech

June 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Microsoft NERD Center, 1 Memorial Dr #1
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142 US
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From fitness bands to ingestible sensors, sensor tech has the potential to drastically change our daily lives. Well known consumer technology companies such as Fitbit and Jawbone help wearers keep track of their daily activity, sensors build into watches by Apple and Samsung can measure heart rates throughout the day, and pioneers in digestible sensors such as Proteus Digital Health are developing systems that can track health with metrics from within the body. Companies such as MC10 are pushing the…

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September 2015

Boston Data Festival

September 18, 2015 @ 12:00 am - September 23, 2015 @ 12:00 am
Microsoft NERD Center, 1 Memorial Dr #1
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142 US
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The third annual Boston Data Festival's primary goal is to bring together the data-centric community for an energetic week of events to learn, collaborate, and network. Specific goals are to: Showcase greater Boston as a data-centric region of talented individuals and innovative companies. Highlight the diversity of people, start-ups, and companies dedicated to this domain, as well as the quality of resources available. Help community members achieve their goals, be it to fast-track a data scientist career path or create a…

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January 2016

Primary Care Pitch Night

January 13, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Microsoft NERD Center, 1 Memorial Dr #1
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142 US
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Free

Join us at the Microsoft NERD Center as Harvard Medical School's Center for Primary Care InciteHealth fellows compete for $25,000 in a live pitch-off. Several local primary care start-ups will also be on hand to demo their products. Keynote Speaker Dr. Sachin Jain Chief Medical Officer, CareMore Health System Reception to follow. The event is free to attend, but pre-registration is required and space is limited.

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April 2016

The Regulatory Roadmap for Medical Devices

April 7, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Microsoft NERD Center, 1 Memorial Dr #1
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142 US
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Free – $45

Regulatory and compliance requirements for medical devices can sometimes feel like a moving target. The regulatory function in the healthcare industry is critical in order to make safe and effective products available worldwide. What can you do to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to FDA submissions and protocols? Learn about FDA Section 510(k) clearances, the Premarket Approval (PMA) and Biologics License Applications (BLA) processes. This session will help you pinpoint the information you need to develop a…

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June 2016

Boston Quantified Self Show&Tell #BQS20 (NERD)

June 27, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Microsoft NERD Center, 1 Memorial Dr #1
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142 US
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$7

After a brief hiatus, your favorite quantified self meetups are back! Please come join us on Monday, June 27th for another fun night of self-tracking presentations, sharing ideas, and showing tools. If you are self-tracking in any way -- health stats, biofeedback, life-logging, mood monitoring, biometrics, athletics, etc. -- come and share your methods, results and insights. We're happy to hosted by our friends at Microsoft. Be sure to RSVP early to grab your spot! Come to meet new people,…

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August 2016

Boston Area Medical Device Software Developers and Testers – Meetup

August 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Microsoft NERD Center, 1 Memorial Dr #1
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02142 US
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The topic of our next meetup is FDA's recent Guidance on Applying Human Factors and Usability Engineering to Medical Devices. This guidance, released in February 2016, illustrates how important human factors and usability engineering are in reducing risk to patients. Since software has a significant role in medical device usability, I expect we will have an interesting discussion on this topic. I've posted this guidance document in our DropBox folder if you are interested in reviewing it... https://www.dropbox.com/sh/dznnkfjges0wcca/AADPBWTVau8d9OCYjGgmiw48a?dl=0 Here are…

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