And the Winners of Hacking Pediatrics are:
1st place & Fan Favorite – RightByte* 2nd place – Emo Band* 3rd place – VP Shunt* Best Hardware Solution – TheComfyBall** Best Design – Tinkerbell** Best App/Software solution- CueMe**
*Cash prizes of $3000, $2000, and $1000 were awarded, respectively. **Opportunity to pursue their Project with BOLT accelerator or HealthBox. All above teams have opportunities to work with Boston Children’s Hospital Leadership in implementing their solutions!!
Additional teams with amazing innovative presentations/apps/solutions:
PediArt: interactive art exhibits for pediatric patients Seizure Avengers – sensor data to manage seizures in kids Close The Loop – a mobile platform empowering patients and families to coordinate their care RightByte – mobile and Web platform enabling parents to find recipes for kids with food allergies CueME – connect and inform concerned family members about patient’s care The Comfy Ball – a “smart” squeeze ball for a child to easily signal, assess pain to clinicians Team NORA – networked operational research assistant for clinical trial adherence Kidnnect – engage chronically ill kids in classes eNgage – using robot to engage kids in treatment adherence The Tinkerbell Project – helping families transition to psych unit at BCH Greenlight – crowdsourcing innovative ideas in healthcare Emo Band – helping parents gain insights into their kids’ emotions Kids in Motion/Vamonos! – getting kids active with gaming VPShunt – hardware solution for hydrocephalus PAIN Away – a mobile solution to help clinicians and families with patient pain management Happier Meal – mobile solution to incentivize kids to eat better
More details about our amazing hack teams will be posted so stay tuned!