Oct 26

ACEP Hackathon and Make-a-thon

Organized by the American College of Emergency Physicians, the Emergency Medicine Residents Association, MIT Hacking Medicine and Health 2.0 Chicago, and hosted at 1871

The American College of Emergency Physicians is organizing a hackathon from October 24-26 with help from the Emergency Medicine Residents Association, MIT's Hacking Medicine and us!

Participants will get access to emergency medicine physicians, API's from Allscripts, Google Glass and Validic, along with some interesting data sets.

Winning teams will share $10,500+ in prize money, and the grand winner will have the opportunity to present their product to 6,000 emergency medicine physicians the day after the hackathon, at their international conference in Chicago - and get guidance towards securing a pilot.

Registration for the weekend is $20, we'll feed you round the clock!

This event is supported by Allscripts

5:30 pm17:30

2014 HealthTECH Summit

Organized and hosted by InsightPD

Insight Product Development is hosting the second annual Chicago HealthTECH summit on October 23rd, 2014. This year the event will include the first health tech crowdfunding competition in Chicago, where five leading early stage medical device and digital health startups from the Midwest will have the opportunity to engage online and in-person with key stakeholders in the steadily growing health tech ecosystem. Competition finalists will be announced at the Chicago HealthTECH Summit where they will receive additional backing onsite from our Gold sponsors to fuel their startup businesses.

Register to attend.

5:30 pm17:30

Technology Enabled Patient Engagement: Innovations and Opportunities

Organized and hosted by ContextMedia

With consistent advances in healthcare technology innovation over the past few years, how has patient engagement changed?

ContextMedia is hosting a panel that will discuss patient engagement and scaling technology in the modern healthcare landscape.

Brad Purdy (ContextMedia COO) will moderate, with panelists:

  1. Rishi Shah (ContextMedia's Co-founder and CEO)
  2. Devin Gross (Emmi Solutions CEO)
  3. Glen Tullman (Livongo Co-founder, Zest Health Co-founder, 7 Wire Ventures Managing Partner, Box Board Member and former CEO Allscripts)

Register to attend.

5:30 pm17:30

Patient Engagement and Telehealth

Organized and hosted by Illinois Department of Public Health

Governments and entrepreneurs are helping underserved patients gain access to care via telehealth. Illinois is a leader in the movement, and enterprising entrepreneurs are working tirelessly to build solutions.

An IDPH team member will moderate a panel featuring:

  1. David Cohn, CEO and Co-founder of Regroup Therapy (HIPAA compliant video telehealth for behavioral and mental health)
  2. Carla Robinson, Co-founder of Canary Telehealth (chronic disease and behavioral health monitoring)
  3. Dan Herbstman, CEO and Co-founder of Third Eye Health (wearable computing to enable HIPAA compliant telemedicine)
  4. Patrick Spain, CEO and Co-founder of First Stop Health (concierge medicine for the masses)

Register to attend.