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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

July 2013

Do I Really Need a Business Plan?

By |July 14th, 2013|About MedStartr, Entrepreneurship, FAQs, Healthcare, Startups|

I was on a panel a few weeks ago at Health 2.0's Matchpoint East New York with my friends Unity Stoakes from Startup health and Brad Weinberg from Blueprint Health when Unity noted that the days of the business plan being the first thing people do were over. I could not agree more, especially for early [...]