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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 [...]

April 2014

Thriving After Healthcare Reform

By |April 18th, 2014|Events|

We held a fantastic event last week with an incredible panel hosted by our friends at Emblem Health and led by Medical Director Dr. Eliza Ng.  It was pretty excellent and over 110 community members joined us and some of the leaders from the health innovation community.  After all the politics and positioning, at the [...]

January 2013

Why Are Patients and Social Media Especially Important In Healthcare?

By |January 2nd, 2013|ePatients, Events, Healthcare & Social Media, Innovator Physicians|

(A guest post by Denise Silber & Michael Seres, editing by Komal Garewal & Courtney Berkholtz) Social Media is contributing to the improvement of care in ways that were previously unexplored, by bringing together the numerous and geographically diverse stakeholders involved in healthcare. Social Media is bringing patients with similar issues together for mutual support. [...]

October 2012

Patient Summit USA

By |October 17th, 2012|Corporate Innovation, ePatients, Events, Pharma|

The 9th annual Patient Summit USA (PACE) is here! This conference concentrates on the most important ingredient in healthcare — patients. It’s goal is to create a discussion around Patient Adherence & Communication Strategies, as outlined by patients themselves. Eyeforpharma (EFP) is creating a forum that empowers the development of practical and effective patient solutions. [...]

September 2012

The Social Good Summit and How MedStartr is Crowdfunding Philanthropy

By |September 27th, 2012|Crowdfunding, Events, Global Health, Healthcare & Social Media|

This past weekend, two of our founders, Alex & Komal, had the fortune to attend the Social Good Summit co-hosted in NYC, Beijing, Nairobi and Somalia. The agenda was crafted to create ongoing commentaries on how technology has developed new methods of doing good and changing the world. Claire, the Social Innovation Lead at Twitter, [...]