Lyme Innovation aims to solve critical prevention, diagnostic, and treatment and rehabilitation challenges facing the Lyme disease field by bringing together diverse researchers and scientists at a series of hackathons in April and June 2016. This effort is led by the Dean Center for Tick Borne Illness at Spaulding Rehabilitation Network/Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and is sponsored by the Bay Area Lyme Foundation.
Lyme Innovation: How to Hack Lyme & Mini Hackathon
April 16: 12-5pm
MIT, Building 6, Room 120 (Map)
An afternoon of ignite speeches, team building, and learning! You will hear from Lyme disease experts and learn about unique challenges facing the field of Lyme disease. These complex problems include prevention, diagnostics, treatment, and rehabilitation. Time will be dedicated to networking, sharing ideas, and initiating team formation for the main hackathon event on June 17-19. Recognition and monetary awards will be given to teams with promising project ideas as judged by a panel of innovation, Lyme disease, and business experts.
Come join us on APR 29– MAY 1 at the MIT Media Lab for one of, if not, THE largest health hackathon in the world to help solve problems in three key areas:
- Connected Health
- Healthcare at Home
- Chronic Conditions
NO CODING EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! Come join hundreds of like-minded engineers, clinicians, designers, developers and industry experts to develop innovative solutions in healthcare.
DAY 1: Patient Co-Creation and Journey Mapping Workshops
Day 2: Design Thinking Workshop and Mini-Hackathon
DAY 3: Pitch Perfect Workshop and Barracuda Bowls
A big thanks to our sponsors – AbelsonTaylor, HCB Health, Juice Pharma and ODH – for supporting this amazing 3-day event at SXSW. We’d also like to thank our friends at Crosswinds PR for the media support and AbelsonTaylor (once again) for putting these wonderful video highlights together!
If you’re in the Boston-area next week (Monday, April 4th, 8-11pm), come join us and our co-hosts, Redox, for a pre-HxRefactored and pre-#GrandHack Health Innovators Happy Hour at District Hall (near the HxRefactored venue) – we even have 7 top #DigitalHealth startups from The Netherlands who will be doing elevator pitches about their companies! Register here:https://redox.splashthat.com
Are you interested in healthcare innovation?
Join MIT Hacking Medicine for one of the largest health hackathons in the world! This is the weekend to brainstorm and build innovative solutions with hundreds of like-minded engineers, clinicians, designers, developers and business people. Within our three hackathon tracks, there is sure to be a healthcare challenge for everyone!
- DATE: APRIL 29th—MAY 2nd, 2016
- LOCATION: MIT Media Lab
- Connected Health Track
- Redesign care pathways and patient health management through smarter use of healthcare data.
- Healthcare at Home Track
- Design solutions to enable patients and patient families to maintain their health and independence comfortably in their homes.
- Chronic Conditions Track
- Transform the way those with chronic conditions manage their health and experience their day-to-day lives.
- DETAILS: http://hackingmedicine.mit.edu/grandhack
- FAQ’s: http://hackingmedicine.mit.edu/grandhack/faq/
- APPLY NOW: http://bit.ly/mitgrandhack