MIT Hacking Medicine

Energize, infect and teach healthcare entrepreneurship and digital strategies to scale medicine as a way to solve health problems worldwide



MIT Hacking Medicine’s mission is to infect, energize and teach 

healthcare entrepreneurship and digital strategies to scale medicine

to attack and solve health problems globally.


We bring together people with technology and healthcare backgrounds to solve real problems.



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MIT Hacking Medicine has been fortunate to partner with some of the best hospitals, tech companies and organizations on 4 continents. 

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Calling all innovators! OpenIDEO is thrilled to announce two new OpenIDEO Challenges, both in the vaccine delivery ecosystem.The Empowering Caregivers in Immunization Innovation Challenge, sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, is live until March 17: The Accelerating Immunisation Coverage for Rapid Urbanisation Challenge, run in collaboration with Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, is live until March 20): One focuses on empowering caregivers to fully utilize immunization services in their communities and the other on harnessing technology to connect urban populations to immunization services. These challenges provide an excellent opportunity for new technology from other industries or healthcare delivery to into the immunization space through partnership and funding from Gates and Gavi. Join us!
MIT Hacking Medicine
MIT Hacking Medicine
Apply now! MIT Hacking Medicine is partnering with the LA Children's Hospital Innovation Studio to put on a pediatric health AR/VR hackathon. Apply now: LINK. Dates: April 12-14. We need developers, engineers, designers, students, clinicians + gaming, VR, and AR experts and enthusiasts to attend our 48-hour hackathon in LA. The CHLA Innovation Studio will provide additional support to select teams after the Hackathon as they refine their prototypes by providing mentorship and access to seed grant funding. The “Gamifying Pediatrics” Hackathon will focus on using immersive technologies to improve and build digital therapeutics, clinical simulation & education, and patient & family experience.

#Virtualreality #augmentedreality #VR #AR #MR #Mixedreality #tech #technology
MIT Hacking Medicine
MIT Hacking Medicine
Join Berklee + Hacking Medicine for a hackathon focused on music + health, April 5-7, in Boston. Over $60k in prizes will be available and winners will be on stage during HUBweek! Throughout history, music has been connected to curative, therapeutic, and medical outcomes. This event will build on this understanding while approaching challenges through the lenses of music, technology, and health care. We are seeking clinicians, creatives, musicians, engineers, designers, scientists, and dreamers to join this effort. Challenges that will be addressed at the hackathon will include a diverse array of subjects relating to the important role that music can play in the innovation of technology for health and wellbeing, such as the treatment of chronic pain, creating safe spaces for patients with dementia, and utilizing music and technology to identify and address symptoms of increased stress, among other topics.

Put your #medtech idea on a path to impact: Apply or nominate a team for #IDEA2Global at MIT! Selected project teams get training and connections to help them move their innovative biomed tech idea toward reality. @mithackmed @FipseOficial @MassBio mithackmed photo

#Hacking the #Biopharma Industry”. . Includes information on @JLABS, @LEOHealthySkin Open Innovation, Takeda Development Center Americas, @AstellasUS Oncology C3, @novonordisk, @Cognizant Launch Pad Challenges, @Certara, & @mithackmed #innovation

On April 5-7 @BerkleeCollege @berkleeMHI will host 1st ever music + health hackathon. Work with musicians to use music in clinical settings + as tool for wellness. Apply now #healingthroughmusic #musictherapy #wellbeing #musicchangeslives #tech #music mithackmed photo

@chrissyfarr @chrissyfarr Come down to our @mithackmed Children’s Hospital LA Gaming Pediatrics Hackathon on 4/12-14 and witness the fun chaos!