Call for Submissions! Philips Wearables Challenge 

The Philips Wearables Challenge is a call for novel solutions to predict early signs of patient deterioration in order to prevent hospital readmission and escalation in care throughout the patient journey. What cutting edge technologies and systems — wireless wearable sensors, connected devices, continuous, real-time monitoring, data analytics, etc. — can be deployed to facilitate early, appropriate

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Announcing our Co.Create Year 3 Winners!

The Healthcare Transformation Lab is pleased to announce the winners this year’s Co. Create program. Three student-innovator groups were selected from 19 applicants and will receive funding and mentorship to develop their ideas in concert with clinical needs and help their potentially revolutionary ideas become reality. This year’s winners, Mobiosense, Pine Health and Rendever, each

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Announcing our Inaugural MGH HTL Fellows in Healthcare Innovation!

The Healthcare Transformation Lab is pleased to announce the inaugural year of the MGH HTL Fellowship in Healthcare Innovation, made possible by generous support from the Aetna Foundation. This year’s fellows are Dr. Jocelyn Carter, MD, MPH and Dr. Yanik J. Bababekov, MD, MPH. A practicing internal medicine hospitalist at MGH, Dr. Carter has experience

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PULSE Finale Recap

The Pulse@MassChallenge startup incubator operates much like any other startup accelerator. But the differences are key — the program, part of a public-private partnership with the Commonweatlh of Massachusetts, takes no equity in the startups and doesn’t accept startups unless a major healthcare stakeholder wants to work with them as a “champion” in a relationship

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Innovator Spotlight – Kyan Safavi

Kyan Safavi, MD Kyan Safavi is a resident in the Department of Anesthesiology at MGH. He recently completed a research rotation in the Healthcare Transformation Lab as the clinical lead of product development of the Ping functionality of Mojo 2.0, a secure messaging platform built by MGH’s Lab of Computer Science and a flagship project of the

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Jun 07
2017

Announcing Cancer Center EDC Award Winners!

On June 7, 2017, the Healthcare Transformation Lab and MGH Cancer Center held the Ether Dome Challenge Awards event in the MGH Ether Dome. This year’s Ether Dome Challenge competition received 144 idea submissions from 89 innovators. 447 members of the Cancer Center cast 2,862 votes online resulting in 21 finalists. Congratulations to this year’s

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Jun 13
2017

PULSE Finale – A Digital Health Celebration

Inspired by the medical theaters of the past where the most novel treatments were on display, PULSE@MassChallenge teamed up with the iconic Wilbur Theatre so you can discover the most innovative technologies of digital health today. PULSE Finale celebrates the world’s best digital health entrepreneurs and champions. For six months, 31 PULSE@MassChallenge startups have been

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MIT Grand Hack 2017

MIT Hacking Medicine is excited to bring you Grand Hack 2017 on May 12-May 14, in Cambridge, MA. Want to change healthcare? Don’t know where to start, or looking for teammates? Tackle healthcare’s toughest pain points alongside healthcare professionals, designers, engineers, and entrepreneurs. Participants of any background with a passion for healthcare are welcome! With

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Improving Digital Navigation – A New MGH Map

Over the past year, the Healthcare Transformation Lab has collaborated with MGH’s Specialized Healthcare Services and the Marketing Department to create a fresh new digital map of the MGH campus. The map – now live on the MGH website – offers a detailed, visual representation of our campus including photos and detailed information on buildings and

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Dec 01
2016

Co.Create Applications Now Open

Apply to Co.Create – HTL’s program for students innovating in healthcare! Co.Create is a co-development program that supports student entrepreneurs tackling healthcare’s greatest challenges.  The Healthcare Transformation Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital, in partnership with MIT Hacking Medicine, developed Co.Create with the goal of transforming early-stage ideas into sustainable solutions through dedicated mentorship, funding, and

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