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Living in one’s own home safely and independently can improve quality of life, maintain physical health and reduce hospitalizations and healthcare costs—regardless of age, income or ability level. How can digital health or connected device solutions benefit patients living at home with chronic conditions?
Living in one’s own home safely and independently can improve quality of life, maintain physical health and reduce hospitalizations and healthcare costs—regardless of age, income or ability level....Read More
In this challenge, consider how your digital health or connected device solution can benefit all stakeholders—patients, professional and nonprofessional caregivers, clinicians and payers—across the patient care ecosystem.Submit Your Idea
Identify new concepts in Digital Health that can prevent health crises and better managing chronic conditions. More broadly, the Connected Patient Challenge is designed to foster a digital health innovation community where discussion with input from many sources can build strong, robust challenge submissions leading to successful, life-changing diagnostics, devices, therapies and patient management programs.
We aim to:
The all-new “Spotlight Award” will award up to $25,000 to a Massachusetts-based company*, sponsored by the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.
Everyone who submits will get:
Invaluable feedback and dialog with leading experts in the field on your idea. The earlier you submit, the more feedback you will get.
Free admission to the Final Event!
*$25,000 awarded to a Massachusetts-based company in good standing. The MLSC has full discretion and authority to determine (1) which Massachusetts company, if any, is entitled to receive an award and (2) the amount of any such award. Submission of an application does not guarantee the receipt of any award or other benefit under the program. The MLSC will announce the winner of its award at the final event at the Google office in Cambridge, MA. MLSC funding is contingent upon approval by the MLSC’s Board of Directors.
Does the presenter clearly state the problem they are solving? How does their idea solve the problem and how will they evaluate how well their solution works? Can the idea be realistically implemented in today’s clinical environment at a reasonable cost?
We are looking for ideas that produce real benefits (improved patient outcomes, cost saving, reduction in care needed by patient, better patient experience, etc.).
Concepts that are focused on the following disease states are most attractive: cardiovascular; digestive; cancer; neurological / chronic pain; respiratory; and/or urology and pelvic health.