Upcoming Events 
2017 UMass Lowell's Hawkathon - March 3rd - 4th
MeHI is a proud partner of UMass Lowell's 2017 Hawkathon which will be the university's first digital health hackathon and second-ever student-run 24-hour hacking event. The event will attract 150 students from across the region to help grow the innovation culture in and around Lowell, while sparking engagement and new thinking in digital health entrepreneurship. The group, MIT Hacking Medicine will also partner with UMass Lowell to support the event. 

To learn more about participating in the Hawkathon or to find ways your company can participate as a 'Digital Health Champion' visit the event page here.

When: Friday, March 3, 2017 5:00 PM to Saturday, March 4, 2017 8:00 PM
              
Tap Into TechSpring - March 9th
Join us for our monthly open-house networking event called Tap into TechSpring.  

We are a vibrant innovation community of technologists and healthcare professionals working together to solve the very real challenges in healthcare today. 

Mark your calendars, it is always the second Thursday of each month from 5-8pm.  

When: Thursday, March 9, 2017 
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
              
PULSE@Check: Healthy Aging Innovation Showcase Mar.14th
Join this month's #PUSLECHECK. In partnership with the Massachusetts eHealth Institute, MeHI, we will explore the topic of Healthy Aging featuring special guest, Secretary Alice Bonner. There will be a panel discussion discerning how technology is driving the future of elderly affairs and need the audience's engagement!

Startups will present their aging solutions in a showcase involving members of the PULSE cohort and digital health entrepreneurs. You will have an exclusive chance to see the future of aging today.

When: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
              
Northeastern University's 2nd Annual "Nurses Hack Healthcare" Hackathon - March 24 - 26th
Northeastern's School of Nursing "Nurses Hack Healthcare" is hosting another hackathon and this year's focus is on creating technology to support older adults aging at home. 

In addition to being a proud event partner, MeHI's Director, Laurance Stuntz will be one of the featured speakers.

For anyone interested in healthcare innovation this hackathon will have you workin alongside the leading minds in healthcare innovation today with integrative teams, speakers, as well as mentors who will guide you through a high-energy process of perspective and creation. 

If you're looking to start a business, we can facilitate your future team and connect you with entrepreneurial mentors.

If you're looking to network, there will be hundreds of attendees of different disciplines that include web designers, technologists, nurses, computer scientists,
engineers, designers to name a few ready to interact and make connections.

If you're looking to take an idea to the next level, we have mentors and resources that can propel your idea onto the frontlines of healthcare as well as cash prizes for winning teams.

When: Friday, March 24th 4:00 PM through Sunday, March 26th 1:00 PM


For more event information and to register click here.
Did you know there is a list of events on our website? Check out MassDigitalHealth.org/events to see more upcoming digital health and innovation activities in Massachusetts.

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