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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 [...]

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 [...]

May 2013

How to Make Innovation Go Faster

By |May 21st, 2013|Corporate Innovation, Crowds that Care, Entrepreneurship, Funding, Healthcare, Startups|

What is your cost per Innovation? There are many ways to drive innovation faster and better. I talked about this at HIMSS this year and put together this slide that shows one metric of effectiveness, cost per idea or product generated.  Innovation itself is being innovated upon, decreasing the cost of new ideas [...]