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December 2015

MedStartr Momentum 2015 Results

By |December 4th, 2015|Awards and Honors, Entrepreneurship, Events, Funding, Innovation, Innovator Physicians, Pharma, Press, Projects, Startups|

Four winners selected and over 12.5 Million impressions for MedMo15

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 [...]

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

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 [...]