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August 2014

GET PUMPED! AHA Chicago is running an Innovation Challenge

By |August 6th, 2014|Challenges, Crowds that Care, Crowdsourcing, Events, Funding, Healthcare, Innovator Physicians, Open Innovation, Partnerships, Projects, Showcases, Startups, Stats|

We are very excited to announce that the American Heart Association is running another crowdfunding challenge on MedStartr.  This time it is based in the MidWest and the finals will take place at the American Heart Association's Heart Innovation Forum on November 14th, 2014 in Chicago. We helped the New York Chapter run a similar [...]

A Cure for Adoption Deficiency Syndrome

By |August 2nd, 2014|About MedStartr, Adoption, Challenges, Crowds that Care, Global Health, Healthcare, Innovation, Innovator Physicians, Open Innovation, Partnerships, Pharma, Pilot, Startups|

The medical community has long suffered from a disease we are naming Adoption Deficiency Syndrome, or ADS.  It is characterized by an unwillingness to try new things despite evidence of potential benefit.  This pathology is rooted in an excess of caution, which, like we see in auto-immune diseases, is often a matter of a good [...]

January 2014

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 [...]

September 2013

Open Season for Funding Healthcare Startups

By |September 27th, 2013|About MedStartr, Crowds that Care, Entrepreneurship, Equity Crowdfunding, Funding, Get Funded, Healthcare, MedFundr, Projects, Startups|

Did you ever wonder why you never see billboards and infomercials selling stocks?  For over 80 years since the Great Depression, there has been a ban on the general solicitation of private equities.  Yesterday, that ban was lifted as Title II of the JOBS act was allowed to go forward by the SEC and already [...]

August 2013

Trusted Patient Resources

By |August 25th, 2013|Crowds that Care, Crowdsourcing, ePatients, Healthcare & Social Media|

I always enjoy a good tweetchat and tonight I stopped by #HCSM while trying to avoid some spreadsheet stuff that was boring me.  As usual it was thought provoking which then lead to another interesting idea.  In this case, there was a call from several folks on the chat for a list of "Trusted Patient [...]