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Y Combinator at BWH iHub Recap

In February 2021, the Brigham Digital Innovation Hub (iHub) held a virtual discussion with Y Combinator (YC) and the founders at Reverie Labs. Despite the pandemic, iHub attracted over 120 participants Read more

Field Notes from a First-Time HIMSS Attendee

It has been a few weeks, but as a first-time attendee, being a part of HIMSS made a lasting impression as I took a deep dive into the world of health IT. It was a hard not to get distracted by the shiny, new, and attractive technologies at vendor booths while also trying to consume an endless buffet of educational sessions.

Can a Simple Checklist Help Effectively Launch Pilots for Digital Health?

Some of the main reasons digital health startups tend to land in pilot purgatory is that innovators lack clarity on the process to pilot new digital solutions, don’t engage with the right stakeholders, and don’t align their project with an institution’s strategic priorities. Some simply give up, underestimating the bureaucracy and often risk-intolerance of a large, complex institution and resulting long sales cycles.  

Three Things Innovators Can Do with $25,000

Targeted use of funds to quickly test an early idea has great value to advancing your idea,  and can help you hit a key milestone that will verify that your idea might have commercial potential and warrants further investment, resources and support. Read this blog to find out three ways to use $25,000 to buy your time, purchase tools, or bring in expertise each with specific examples or actions that can be taken.