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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 [...]

Do you know your risk for Heart Disease?

By |April 16th, 2014|Crowdfunding, Entrepreneurship, Projects, Startups|

How many of you have been affected by heart attack, stroke, or other cardiovascular complications? Do you know someone who has had a heart attack, stroke, or worse – lost their life because of an undetected heart condition? At Cre8MDI we have been affected by heart disease, both personally and through family members’ experiences. Heart [...]

February 2014

Physicians DO Want Patients to Self Manage!

By |February 6th, 2014|Projects, Startups|

Changing behavior has always been tough in healthcare. Whether it’s getting patients to quit smoking, lose weight or manage their diabetes, our healthcare system is driven by physcians and hospitals and not patients, we all know what happens- We get patients who have never been empowered to take control of their own health. Utilizing our [...]

January 2014

Submission Deadline Extended for AHA Challenge

By |January 8th, 2014|Challenges, Projects, Social Media, Startups|

Thank you for the overwhelming positive response to the first ever New York City American Heart Association Open Innovation Challenge! An amazing group of ideas have been crowdsourced on MedStartr already, but a number of you had problems with your submissions due to cancelled flights, work and city closures, and Internet connectivity issues. At MedStartr, we are dedicated to [...]

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 [...]