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Thursday, April 20, 2017

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
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April Speaker Series, “Beyond the Pill” focuses on the relationship between pharma, patients, providers and digital health.

The panel will explore the following questions:

What are some of the things we’re seeing in pharma and digital health? What is the industry interested in doing more of? What are some of the current challenges when it comes to pharma and digital health? Where are the gaps on in pharma and in patient care, and how do we close them? How do we find a way for these opportunities and challenges to become opportunities to work together? How can we collaborate together beyond the pill?

Panel Members:

Matt Schumacher, UCB
Aman Bhandari, Merck
Luba Greenwood, Roche

Moderator:

Naomi Fried, Health Innovation Strategies

When: April 25th, 5:00 p.m.- 6:30 p.m.
Where: First Floor Cafe, BTM

Agenda:

  • Registration/Networking: 4:30-5pm
  • Speaker: 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Networking: 6:00 p.m. - 6:30pm

Appetizers, beer and wine will be provided.

Location:
Building for Transformative Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital
60 Fenwood Road
Boston, MA 02115

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 7:30pm
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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 400+ participants and tracks in SMART Robotics and Intelligent Technologies, Patient Care Continuum, and Secret Suffering, there’s a healthcare challenge for everyone.

Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology: SMART Robotics and Intelligent Technologies Track

Social robotics and intelligent technologies are revolutionizing the healthcare sector. Enhanced connectivity between stakeholders, cloud and predictive analytics, image/voice recognition, are just a few examples of the huge potential to transform the healthcare industry. Teams will have the opportunity to choose to use Segway Loomo robots with full SDK.

Janssen: Patient Care Continuum Track

Design ​effective solutions to ​empower seriously or chronically ill patients, increase access to ​higher quality care, and leverage new health information/tools. These solutions should aim to facilitate active connections between health care providers, caregivers, and patients, so that patients feel in control of their condition and the continuity of care is strengthened.

UCB: Secret Suffering Track

Create solutions to minimize the stigma and challenges that surround patients living with their illness. This track will discover innovative approaches aimed to improve a patient’s ability to maintain a high level of independence by improving patient quality of life and patient outcomes.

Apply now!

More details and FAQ at: http://hackingmedicine.mit.edu/grandhack/

Questions? Email: grandhack2017@gmail.com.

Location:

75 Amherst Street
Cambridge, MA 02139