Brigham Digital Innovation Hub (iHub) Founded
The iHub was founded from the first hackathon at Brigham and Women's Hospital.
First Innovation Series (internal hackathon): Pulmonary and Critical Care.
Digital Health Innovation Guide
Launch of the Digital Health Innovation Guide.
First Digital Health Pilot Launches
With support from the iHub, Twine launches at Brigham Primary Care at South Huntington Clinic as a product validation study.
Resident Rotation Program
iHub starts two-week resident rotation programs for early innovator exposure and collaboration.
iHub Shifts to Digital Focus
iHub moves under Brigham CIO, Adam Landman, MD, shifting to 100% digital focus.
First Brigham Mobile Application Launch
iHub launches first Brigham branded mobile application.
BWH joins MassChallenge HealthTech’s first cohort as program champion.
DHIG Process Published in Academic Medical Journal
Case report titled “Catalyzing healthcare transformation with digital health: Performance indicators and lessons learned from a Digital Health Innovation Group” accepted and published by Elsevier.
Launch of Wayfinding; a webbased navigation tool to help users find their way through the hospital.
First Schlager Family Award
First “Schlager Family Award for Early Stage Digital Health Innovation” granted, providing an opportunity to advance early stage projects from BWH doctors, researchers, and staff.
Medumo Enterprise Agreement
With the support of the iHub, Partners Healthcare signed a collaboration agreement with Medumo, an automated patient reminder platform, as their largest customer to date.
iHub Turns 5
Celebrating 5 years of innovation at an AMC, iHub takes a look back at the last 5 years with various panels and expos.
Philips acquires Medumo
Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology expanded its patient management solutions in the US with the acquisition of Boston-based start-up company Medumo, supported and piloted by the iHub.
MeHi Sandbox Award
The Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (MeHI) has selected the Brigham Digital Innovation Hub (iHub) to join the Digital Health Sandbox Network, which connects Massachusetts-based startups to cutting-edge R&D facilities and allows them the opportunity to apply for funding to test their innovations at one of the Network’s labs.
Providing digital health innovation strategy to the Brigham Health community of clinicians, researchers and staff, the iHub gives innovators a larger and more supported opportunity to advance their cutting-edge digital ideas and solutions by guiding the evaluation, testing and implementation of their innovations into the hospital.
Serving as a connection point between experts at Brigham Health and the broader innovation ecosystem of start-ups, industry and venture capitalists, the iHub helps enable and advance collaboration needed to achieve the promise of digital health innovation.
Here at the iHub, we believe that the development and implementation of digital solutions will be key to transforming the health care industry; leading to the increase in quality, access to care, reducing health care costs, and improving patient and employee experience. We are a dedicated team, with diverse backgrounds covering innovation, technology and entrepreneurship, working together to foster, enable, and accelerate digital innovation, implementation and adoption.