Multiple Sclerosis affects 3x more women than men.
This was the attention-grabbing statistic that contributed towards the Roze Labs team winning the Hack4Health 2.0 and a ticket to apply for a $15,000 grant from the MS Society of Canada. The Society is partnering with several universities and technology groups to drive innovation and improve the quality of life for people living with MS.
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You pitched your ideas to the Hackathon judges. You may have won an award. What comes next in the commercialisation process?
Here we offer guidance on how to commercialise innovations from a Hackathon. How do you take your brilliant innovation conceived through a Hackathon to market?
Continue reading Post Hackathon commercialisation
You can increase your odds of winning a Hackathon by following these ten simple tips.
Continue reading 10 tips to win a Hackathon
Roze Labs team deservedly won the Hack4Health 2.0 that challenged young entrepreneurs to develop technology solutions for people living with Multiple Sclerosis or dementia.
Here we explore the importance of this Hack4Health 2.0 mentality and the partners that facilitate this innovative environment.
Continue reading Why Roze Labs won Hack4Health 2.0
Take the time to read a terrific Innovation article – Embracing Agile in the Harvard Business Review May issue.
Personally, I always value the extraordinary insights from those who have been those architects of new ideas. It is valuable to learn in what way the new paradigm has stayed true to the original principles and how it has evolved over the years.
Continue reading Embracing Agile – Recommended HBR read
Data integrity is paramount to the success of health outcome measurement programs. A motivating experience to be one of the speakers at Hacking Health Waterloo cafe 6.
Again such an eclectic mix of intelligent, passionate professionals trying to solve healthcare challenges. Here are the promised links to the resources and references.
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Hacking health is trending in 2016. That is not to say that the application of agile practices in healthcare are entirely new but it has now gained momentum and global recognition.
Hacking in healthcare appears a hot topic for 2016. Here we explore these new converging ideas. Scott Brinker nicely portrays Hacking as inventive, building through agility, transparency, collaboration yet steered by strategy.
Continue reading Hacking health trend
Cure Brain Cancer Foundation profoundly demonstrates what is possible through international collaboration.
CEO, Catherine Stace has steered the Australian charity to worldwide recognition, in what could be described as excellence in Hacking Brain Cancer.
Continue reading Charity Spotlight – Cure Brain Cancer
Cultural change is one driver for ensuring sustainability for quality health improvement. In this continuing series of posts, we explore the excellent work by Healthcare Improvement Scotland.
Their excellent resource titled The Spread and Sustainability of Quality Improvement in Healthcare explores 10 key factors underpinning spread and sustainability. We highly commend their work and hope it receives wider international recognition.
Continue reading Cultural change as a driver for outcomes
Here we recap on our top how-to insights for Medtech corporations
These are a round-up of the most popular healthcare posts and downloads from the last few months.
We are working on other best practice how-to guides on Advisory Boards and Congress Symposia.
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In reaction to many questions about the why of Opencity Inc. we also posted a philosophical reflection on our balance between providing healthcare services and social responsibility. The post was titled ..with conscience.
Opencity Inc. think giving a spotlight to charities is important and one way we can be socially responsible.
We recognize that many healthcare companies actively support specific charitable causes related to your commercial therapy area. Tell us which charity is important to you and that you recommend we should feature.
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I will be presenting core messages from the Health Outcome Models white paper at the Hacking Health Waterloo café in March.