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HxRefactored Sneak Preview: Drew Schiller, Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder, Validic

Continuing our HxRefactored Conference preview series, have Drew Schiller! Drew works to improve data delivery to health organizations. Here’s his story: What is your burning mission in health and why? DS: To organize and transfer health data from patient to provider, … Continue reading

New York Digital Health Accelerator Gears Up for 2014 Class

 Anticipating many innovative entries, the New York Digital Health Accelerator program has extended the application deadline to April 18, 2014.  The Accelerator, formed by a partnership between the New York eHealth Collaborative (NYeC) and the Partnership Fund for New York … Continue reading

NYS Health Innovation Challenge: Healthy Communities via Healthy Connections

The NYS Health Innovation Challenge is an exciting opportunity for developers to change the way people view their health care options!  There is, of course, prize money for the best tech solution aimed at increasing the accessibility of health care … Continue reading

Apply for the NY Digital Health Accelerator!

Interview with NYeC Exec. Director, Dave Whitlinger If you’re interested in applying for the program, please visit http://digitalhealthaccelerator.com/ 1. Why have you decided to launch another Digital Health Accelerator class? The first Accelerator program surpassed our expectations and was tremendously successful.  … Continue reading

PCORI Matchmaking App Challenge has Launched!

PCORI-funded projects are notorious for promoting work done through teams. These teams includes health researchers as well as patients and other stakeholders, and it is essential that these parts involve patients, caregivers, clinicians, policy makers, and other healthcare stakeholders to … Continue reading

Pilot Matchmaking Sessions Draw 121 Innovators!

On March 11-12th, after opening remarks from Jean-Luc Neptune (Health 2.0) and Lenzie Harcum (NYCEDC), this year’s host-innovator matchmaking sessions began.  The New York Genome Center became a meeting place where Pilot Health Tech NYC facilitated 15 minute pitches from early-stage innovators to ‘hosts’ … Continue reading

San Diego Code-A-Thon Winners Combine Health, Technology

Eighteen teams – with names like “Predictably Well” and “The Flying Turtles” – squared off over the weekend with cash prizes at stake to convert health data into useful tools for the public in the San Diego County Code-a-Thon. In … Continue reading

Henry Ford Innovation Institute HealthTech Challenge Phase I Finalist Announced!

We are excited to announce the finalists for the first ever Henry Ford Innovation Institute HealthTech Challenge! This challenge provides teams with an unprecedented platform for accelerating solutions to the world’s most pressing healthcare problems.  The first edition of the … Continue reading

Code-a-Thon Offers Prizes, Chance to Improve Residents’ Health

  Wanted: tech-savvy teams and individuals with brilliant ideas for using regional health data to engage the public through mobile and/or web-based technology. Reward: $20,000 in cash prizes for the top five software tools created. The Challenge: develop your winning … Continue reading

Pilots with Hospitals, the Chicken or the Egg Problem

We know that as a health tech entrepreneur, piloting your technology and getting that first customer validation is extremely challenging. There’s frequently the ‘chicken or the egg’ problem. Most providers are unwilling to work with young technology companies that have … Continue reading

RWJF Games to Generate Data Challenge Interviews, Part 2

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Games to Generate Data Challenge, which awarded $200,000 to 5 promising game applications, closed in the fall of 2013 and winners were announced at the 2013 Health 2.0 Fall Conference. We had the opportunity to follow … Continue reading

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