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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

November 2015

Healthcare Innovation Rule # 9: Do One Thing Well

By |November 23rd, 2015|Crowds that Care, Entrepreneurship, How To, Startups|

In preparation for our first full day event, Momentum 2015 we are writing out our ten secrets to Healthcare Innovation Success. To Summarize where we are so far: Rule # 10: "Be in the right Place" Rule #9:  "Do One Thing Well" by Anthony Manson After sitting in on 100's of pitches in the past [...]

August 2014

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 [...]

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 [...]

October 2013

Geek2Freak2Hero – Funding the Healthcare Revolution at MedicineX 2013

By |October 15th, 2013|About MedStartr, Get Funded, Presentations, Projects|

We just want to say a big thank you to Dr. Larry Chu and the whole MedicineX team at Stanford. Here is the talk I gave on stage in a very Patient-emPowered room. Funding the Healthcare Revolution: Geek to Freak to Hero from FairCareMD.com, MedStartr.com It was great as always to see so many friends, [...]