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January 2014

Final Judges Announced for the AHA Challenge!

By |January 5th, 2014|Challenges, Heart Disease, Showcases, Startups|

One of the most incredible aspects of any MedStartr campaign or challenge are the amazing people who step up and get involved in your idea.  In a Challenge like the one we are helping the New York AHA with presently, getting in front of the Judges of the challenge is often among the best aspects [...]

Making the Rock Health Year in Review

By |January 2nd, 2014|About MedStartr, Challenges, Crowds that Care, Entrepreneurship, Funding, Press, Projects|

[slideshare id=29616276&doc=rockhealthrockreport2013yearinreview-140101180712-phpapp02] We are proud and happy to make it into the year in review here on page 14.  The real story is in what happens after our clients get massive exposure on MedStartr.  Over 25 million dollars and 100+ partnerships, thousands of new customers and getting paid to do that while news stories get [...]

November 2013

Icarus, Daedalus, or Somewhere in Between

By |November 26th, 2013|Challenges, Funding, Innovator Physicians, MedFundr|

Icarus and Daedalus by Charles Paul Landon, 1799 I have long noted the difference between technically adept Fathers and Sons. We seem to alternate generations between scientists and engineers, and I believe this denotes more of a difference in risk taking behavior rather than aptitude. The story of Icarus and Daedalus exemplifies this [...]

August 2013

How to Reach Millions: The Crowds Care Challenge Case Study

By |August 25th, 2013|Challenges, Crowds that Care, ePatients, Funding, Get Funded, Healthcare & Social Media, Open Innovation, Press, Showcases, Startups, Stats, Use Social Media|

Here at MedStartr we have learned many things and love to share them as part of our MedStartr School with our clients and innovators everywhere.  One of the greatest techniques we have developed is our Activation | Awareness | Engagement methodology that we coach all our Startups and Corporate clients in.  Once you engage with [...]

We Have a Winner!

By |August 9th, 2013|Challenges, Entrepreneurship, Healthcare, Innovator Physicians, Open Innovation|

Originally published by Adam Wong / Management and Program Analyst, ONC on HealthIT.gov Drum roll please! The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology and the National Cancer Institute congratulates Dr. Michelle Longmire and the Medable.com  team for winning the Crowds Care for Cancer Challenge with their submission Together. The challenge asked app developers to create new tools to help survivors manage their [...]