Philips Healthworks and BWH Experts Symposium
On Tuesday, November 13th, iHub welcomed the Philips HealthWorks 2019 Cohort to a half-day symposium bringing together close to 20 startups as well as dozens of leaders and innovators from the Brigham community to foster conversation and potential collaboration.
Second Generation of Health Innovation: iHub Speaker Series
In Spring 2018, over 100 members of Boston’s digital health community joined iHub and the Department of General Internal Medicine and Primary Care to welcome Karen Murphy, RN, PhD, Chief Innovation Officer, Geisinger Health to the iHub Speaker Series.
Partners Clinical Informatics and Innovation: Digital Research Forum
In October of 2017, the Partners Clinical Informatics and Innovation Fellows, Will Gordon, MD, Heather Lyu, MD, and David Rubins, MD joined iHub during the Digital Research Forum to present on and share the work being done on their respective projects.
Artificial Intelligence: Hype vs. Hope – Discover Brigham
As part of the 2017 Discover Brigham series, iHub joined together experts from across the Brigham, as well as 150 members of Boston’s health care community, to discuss the promise of artificial intelligence and its impact in the future of care.
Center for Clinical Data Science: Digital Research Forum
Members of the Partners Healthcare system joined together for the September Digital Research Forum to learn from Mark H. Michalski, MD, Executive Director, MGH and BWH Center for Clinical Data Science. The MGH and BWH Center for Clinical Data Science (CCDS) is a cross-functional, cross-institutional group of clinicians, researchers, data scientists, product development and translational experts.
Innovative Technologies Assessment in Digital Health: Digital Research Forum
Joined by digital health innovation experts, Edward Boyer, MD, PhD and Peter Chai, MD, iHub and attendees learned about various innovative technologies they are working on, such as wearable and ingestible biosensors to treat and prevent substance abuse.
Digital Health is often the answer; but are we clear on the question? : iHub Speaker Series
In March of 2017, David Feygin, PhD, MBA, Chief Digital Health Officer and VP of Information Technology at Boston Scientific led the iHub Speaker Series in a discussion providing an overview of the hassles in healthcare, and where digital health and technology could be the answers.
Successful Innovation at an AMC – Discover Brigham
At the 2018 Discover Brigham celebration, Josie Elias, MBA, MPH, joined members of BCRISP and Herald Health during the “Successful Innovation at an AMC” panel discussion, discussing first hand experiences of successfully growing and piloting ventures at the Brigham.
BWH Precision Medicine Program: Digital Research Forum
In April 2018, Jeff Golden, MD and Claudia Rizzini, PhD joined iHub for our Digital Research Forum, and shared information about the BWH Precision Medicine Program.
Brigham Startup Bootcamp
To kick of the 2018 MassChallenge HealthTech Cohort, iHub hosted a Startup Bootcamp, convening stakeholders from across Partners Healthcare, the Commonwealth of Massachusets and startup matches from the 2018 MassChallenge HealthTech program. This bootcamp event aimed to help startups and clinical champion counterparts better prepare for the rigors of working with a large academic medical center such as the Brigham.
Inside the Brigham: Innovation in Action – HUBweek
In 2017, led by iHub, Brigham and Women’s Hospital participated in it’s first ever HUBweek focused event. Bringing in over 100 members of Boston’s community, “Inside the Brigham: Innovation in Action”, aimed to promote and educate the general public of the various innovations, collaborations and life-saving initiatives happening both inside and outside the walls of Brigham Health.
Rock Health: iHub Speaker Series
At the June 2017 iHub Speaker Series, iHub welcomed Bill Evans, Managing Director at Rock Health, to share his perspective on health innovation, which included a sneak peek at a not yet published report, which benchmarked the successes and challenges digital health startups faced when partnering with or selling to enterprise customers.
Beyond the Pill: iHub Speaker Series
In April 2017, as part of the iHub Speaker Series, iHub welcomed a panel of pharma experts to discuss the current relationship between the pharma industry and digital health, and its potential to evolve in the future.
Translating IP from Bench to Bedside: iHub Speaker Series
Hosting a panel event, of excerpts from inside and outside the Brigham, iHub fostered a discussion around the ins and outs of getting IP out of a hospital setting and into industry.
iHub Turns Five: Celebration of Digital Health Innovation in Hospitals
On September 12th, 2018, the Brigham Digital Innovation Hub (iHub) celebrated its fifth
birthday, convening over 200 attendees to listen to a lineup of leaders in the digital
health space, including founding iHub team members, clinicians and researchers from
Brigham and Women’s and Dana-Farber, and stakeholders from Partners HealthCare.
After the sessions, a consortium of innovators, startup collaborators, and community
partners congregated for the iHub Festival, an interactive networking expo, iHub awards
and reception. Founding iHub Executive Director, Lesley Solomon, MBA was awarded
the first annual iHub “Disrupting Medicine” award, which embodies the characteristics
of the innovators that inspired the creation of iHub in 2013.
Clinical Trials Idea Lab
Collaborating with the Center for Clinical Investigation, iHub hosted an Idea Lab focused around the technology used in everyday clinical trials, aiming to foster innovative ideas and possible solutions for some of the current pain points and everyday frustrations of those who work with the current technology.
IOT in Health: Digital Research Forum
To kick off the 2018 series, Mark Zhang, DO, and Peter Chai, MD, both leaders in the digital health space, discussed their Internet of Things (IoT) project to deploy Amazon Dash buttons at the Brigham for facilities requests.
Partners Connected Health: Digital Research Forum
Welcoming Kelly Santomas, MS, RN Senior Director, Partners Connected Health Solutions, to the October Digital Research Forum, iHub and other attendees learned about the Connected Health Integration Pathway and how it could make their work easier by integrating patient generated health data into their Epic workflow.
Canary: Information Extraction from Narrative Electronic Data for Researchers and Clinicians: Digital Research Forum
Joining iHub for the Digital Research Forum, Alexander Turchin, MD, MS and Shervin Malmasi, PhD discussed their project Canary, which helps researchers and clinicians extract information from narrative electronic data.
Calum A. MacRae, MD, Ph.D and Jay Jagadeesan, Ph.D: Digital Research Forum
As part of the Digital Research Forum, iHub welcomed Calum A. MacRae, MD, PhD to discuss “Getting digital into the clinic: what will it take?” while Jay Jagadeesan, PhD presented on “Virtual, Mixed and Augmented Reality for Diagnostic and Surgical Applications”.
Disruptive Digital Health Innovations: iHub Speaker Series
To kick off the iHub Speaker Series in 2017, iHub welcomed David Rhew, MD, Chief Medical Officer of Samsung to discuss what he sees as the future of disruptive digital health innovations.
AI Application in Neurosurgery: Digital Research Forum
To close out the series in May of 2018, Omar Arnaout, MD discussed how he is applying artificial intelligence in neurosurgery.
Voice Technology Brainstorm and Pitch Session
In collaboration with Orbita, Inc. iHub hosted a voice technology focused brainstorm and educational working session with Brigham clinicians and researchers to learn about the risks and possibilities of voice technology, and pitch ideas for applications in healthcare.
BCRISP: Digital Research Forum
To end the Digital Research Forum series in 2017, iHub invited the BCRISP team and some of the programs innovators to discuss their experiences as well as their individual innovative projects and their current stages.
Digital Innovation at an AMC: iHub Speaker Series
Adam Landman, MD, CIO of Brigham Health joined Laurance Stuntz, Director of the Massachusetts eHealth Institute to discuss the innovating within an AMC as well as a how the large institutions innovate and collaborate with external organizations.
Digital Health and the Transformation of Care
Joining together over 250 members of Boston’s digital health community, iHub hosted a half-day symposium covering digital technology being used in research and clinical care. Attendees had the opportunity to discover new digital health tools for patient engagement, learn about Brigham’s home hospital, initiative, engage with the many startups leading the way in Boston’s digital health ecosystem, and hear from Betsy Nabel, MD President, Brigham Health on the Brigham’s vision for the future of health care.
NLP and Using Speech Recognition for Clinical Documentation: Digital Research Forum
In March 2017, iHub welcomed Brigham expert Jeffrey Sparks, MD to present on “Identifying Pneumonia in the Electronic Medical Record Using Advanced Bioinformatics” and Li Zhou, MD on “Natural Language Processing: Case Study and Lessons Learned”.