2017 Grand Hack Winners!

Patient Care Continuum Track

1st Prize: MedNOW

Ishanee Rudra, David Pearl, Rish Solan, Eric Stoltz, Reem Khondakar, Sean Timpane

Linking certified responders with nearby emergencies to reduce the time between the 911 call and the EMS arrival.

 

Finalist: Baseline

Mirar Bristol, Katie Olsen, Daniel Yee, Archit Jha, Siddharth Nagarkatti, Luke Gardiner, Ronan Kelly

Social support app for mental health disorders, specifically tracking manic behaviors and connecting families with patients.

 

Finalist: CareConnect

Michael Barros, Nate Lee, Arjun Venkatachalam

Web-based application to connect opioid addicts to care providers with an efficient marketplace solution.

 

Koch Cancer Prize: NovoTrial

Jason Cardinal, Rosanna Zhang, Anisa Mohammed, Ned Ohringer, Sean Kearin, Eddy Chen, John Silberholz, Daniel Kezerashvili

Improving patients’ quality of life by using their preferences and EMR records to produce a better match to recruiting clinical trials using machine learning algorithms and decentralized access to clinical trials

 

J&J Special Prize: TeledentON

Alaa Qari, Khalid Aboalshamat, Floriano Bonfigli

Providing access to dental services for rural population in Makkah, Saudi Arabia through an app and support system that makes dental access possible to rural individuals.

 

AthenaHealth Prize: Sherpa Care

Kelly Sanford, Hao Xing, Isabel Chien, Nicholas Klemen, Laura Lighty, Andrea Brown, Sthuthi Jebaraj

Improving patient and doctor communication by using visualization tools to map out the diagnosis journey and providing educational explanation for prescribed tests

Invisible Conditions Track

1st Prize: Better Together

Nils Fischer, Roderick Fung, Anna Aldric, Xiaowen Wang, Linah Al-Alem, Christina Tringides, Vanessa Sanchez

A system of wearable, mobile app, and web interface to reduce stress and detect mental health symptoms for students.

 

Finalist: Eggfund

Jicong Cao, Michaela Compagno, Lexi Suberi, Shufang Wang, Tyler Tang

Low interest deferred payment loans for women and couples in residency programs to utilize fertility treatment.

 

Finalist: iAM

Morgane Amat, Greet Bontinck, Shreya Sawant, Amrish Selvam, Saira Taneja

Smart wristband for allergy management.

 

Best Epilepsy Hack: Centered

Salim Bin Ghouth, Jamie Dean, Lais Fonseca, Wendy Lin, Tariana Little, Ishan Patel, Rohan Patel, Vanitha Raguveer, Erik Roberts

A mobile app providing resources and a supportive community to adults newly diagnosed with epilepsy.

 

Koch Cancer Prize: Eggfund

Jicong Cao, Michaela Compagno, Lexi Suberi, Shufang Wang, Tyler Tang

Low interest deferred payment loans for women and couples in residency programs to utilize fertility treatment.

SMART Robotics & Intelligent Technologies

1st Prize: MemoRoom

Neo Mohsenvand, Mina Soltangheis, Milad Eyvazi Hesar, Vaness Fernandez

A virtual reality room to improve memory in Alzheimer’s patients

 

Finalist: ECG Hack

Nicolas Sheppard-Jones, Adam Boura, Joshua Surette, Shadi Ramadan, Sebastien Tremblay, Victor Mutai

Smartphone-integrated automated electrocardiogram diagnostic tool for the developing world

 

Finalist: Shadow

Helena Deus, Fatemeh Sharifi, Daniel Polak, Leon Liu, Bo Gu, Florian Hillen

Providing automated visual tracking of surgical instruments to prevent instruments left behind during surgeries causing severe health and financial risks.

 

Best Use of Loomo: Move It to Lose It

Lauren Bigelow, Kevin Jackson, Wardah Inam, Sudipta Swarnakar, Tammy Hsu, Sunny Chin

A personalized walking robot buddy to motivate the elderly to move and maintain mobility

 

Koch Cancer Prize: JustAsk

Kacha Mahadumrongkul, Shaher Bano, Nir Neumark, Aniket Deshpande, Tom Bu

A personal, digital bedside assistant robot to help improve patient’s experience

 

AI Prize (Aetna): MemoRoom

Neo Mohsenvand, Mina Soltangheis, Milad Eyvazi Hesar, Vaness Fernandez

A virtual reality room to improve memory in Alzheimer’s patients

 

MIT Idea2 Nomination:

MemoRoom

Neo Mohsenvand, Mina Soltangheis, Milad Eyvazi Hesar, Vaness Fernandez

A virtual reality room to improve memory in Alzheimer’s patients

 

Take Me There

Jane Shan, Chrystal Chan, Ratna Dinakar, Prottusha Sarkar, Hanwen Zhang

A wearable solution to provide directions and alerts for dementia patients and their caregivers