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Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Looking for health professionals in Kenya, Nigeria & Botswana

Enya Seguin - April 11, 2019
In a previous post regarding this topic, we received lots of message from nurses, midwives and doctors in African countries. With this success, we proceeded to onboard many of them only our mHealth so...
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[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Winter Impacts on NHS performance - How can this be monitored?

Holly Barry - Feb. 6, 2017
BBC Health reports this morning that 9 in 10 hospitals were considered "overcrowded" this winter as patients took the time to write to the broadcasting company about their chaotic experience in hospit...
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community disrupting healthcare England Healthcare healthcare innovation Hospitals NHS nursing shortage patient access winter pressures
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

First Mile Discovery Challenge

Jason Harlow - Aug. 3, 2016
MGH Global Health, the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech), and GE Sustainable Healthcare Solutions are excited to announce the First Mile Discovery Challenge. This initiative aim...
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Health IT

Zika Innovation Hack-a-thon

Amy Wachler - March 18, 2016
i Everyone, CAMTech and Global Disaster Response at Mass General Hospital's Global Health are calling on designers, engineers, clinicians and all innovators to help develop innovations that addres...
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Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Zika Innovation Hack-a-thon

Amy Wachler - March 18, 2016
Hi Everyone, CAMTech and Global Disaster Response at Mass General Hospital's Global Health are calling on designers, engineers, clinicians and all innovators to help develop innovations that addre...
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Access to Care Dengue global health global health care delivery global health innovation Healthcare healthcare innovation zika zika virus
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Zika Innovation Hack-a-thon

Amy Wachler - March 18, 2016
Hi Everyone, CAMTech and Global Disaster Response at Mass General Hospital's Global Health are calling on designers, engineers, clinicians and all innovators to help develop innovations that addre...
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access to health care Dengue global health care delivery healthcare innovation infectious disease mosquito zika zika virus
[ARCHIVED] Non-Communicable Diseases

NCD initiative from Primary Care International

Debbie Thompson - Sept. 23, 2015
Dear colleagues, Are you working to put in place better NCD care? Or have a practical idea for how to improve NCD care in your context? We’d like to hear from you as we launch a new initiative, the H...
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healthcare innovation NCD Initiative Skills development Sustainable
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

NCD initiative from Primary Care International

Debbie Thompson - Sept. 23, 2015
Dear Colleagues, Are you working to put in place better NCD care? Or have a practical idea for how to improve NCD care in your context? We’d like to hear from you as we launch a new initiative, the H...
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healthcare innovation NCD Initiative Skills development Sustainable
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

The Nairobi Hackathon

Duke University through SEAD and other sponsors (BD, Philips Healthcare, Merck Group and Google) are holding a health hackathon that runs from Friday 18th September to 20th September at Strathmore Uni...
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[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Dispensary Innovation

Ross McCauley - Sept. 1, 2015
Greetings all, I'm part of a small global health organization based out of Indianapolis, Indiana. Our organization works primarily by sending medical brigades consisting of college students or prof...
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[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Who Are Patient Portals Really For?

Marie Teichman - July 30, 2015
Hi everyone, Here is an interesting article on the creation of patient portals and the need for more user-friendly interfaces. What do you think are the most important factors for patients using th...
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healthcare innovation Health IT patient access Patient Experience patient portals Systems Innovations Technology user interface
Health IT

Submit your idea today: iThrive Innovation Challenge

Catie Vandervoort - June 23, 2015
What ways might we achieve better patient care and increased patient engagement at a lower cost with better outcomes through innovative technology solutions? Submit your ideas today to eHealth Initiat...
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Conferences & Meetings digital health Hardware healthcare innovation health information technology HealthIT HIT Innovation Mobile Devices Networking population health Software Start-up telehealth
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Lottery Ticket Approach Leads to Drastic Reduction in HIV Prevalence

Ravi Agarwal - May 13, 2015
Fascinating article: http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/05/12/lottery-ticket-approach-leads-to-drastic-reduction-in-hiv-prevalence/ “Researchers funded by the World Bank arrived at a wildly unorthodox a...
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[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Sustainable Healthcare and Agricultural Growth

Adam Tracy - Feb. 5, 2015
Global Healthcare Innovators, Agriculture is predicted to be one of the greatest opportunities for growth in emerging markets. (See link) Can this opportunity be used to create greater healthcar...
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agriculture Global Burden of Disease healthcare innovation implementation Patient Centered Innovations Technology
[ARCHIVED] Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network

Biomaterials Case Study; Nigeria

Adam Tracy - Feb. 3, 2015
I am reaching out to all of you as experts in the field of biotechnology with strong connections to medical and bioengineering innovation in developing nations. I am in the process of writing my gradu...
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agriculture healthcare innovation Nigeria
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Biomaterials Case Study; Nigeria

Adam Tracy - Jan. 29, 2015
I am reaching out to all of you as experts in the field of biotechnology with strong connections to medical and bioengineering innovation in developing nations. I am in the process of writing my gradu...
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agriculture healthcare innovation Nigeria Patient Centered Innovations Systems Innovations Technology
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Communities that defy poverty, improve population health

Sudip Bhandari - Oct. 1, 2014
Poverty and health are inextricably interlinked. Communities that have low economic status generally also have poor health outcomes. Research proves this equation: poverty equals poor health. But is t...
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community-based healthcare innovation population health
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Health Acceleration Challenge

Sudip Bhandari - Aug. 25, 2014
Here is an exciting opportunity to compete among innovative ideas that will transform US health care delivery. The Health Acceleration Challenge is a product of the Forum on Health Care Innovation- a ...
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Announcing NYC Healthcare Hackathon this Weekend!

Priya Garg - April 2, 2014
Hi all! I'm posting with news about an exciting healthcare entrepreneurship event this weekend in NYC. Following Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest which I posted about earlier, MIT Hacking Medicine (hack...
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[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Announcing Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest this weekend!

Priya Garg - March 12, 2014
Hi all, If you're based in the Boston area I heavily encourage you to apply to Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest, hosted by the Kauffman Foundation and MIT H@cking Medicine at the MIT Media Lab this week...
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