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The winners of Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest
Christina Sherwood
3/20/2014
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Last weekend, hundreds of entrepreneurs, designers, engineers and healthcare professionals came together in Boston to "hack" some of healthcare's biggest pain points.

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Photos from Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest
Christina Sherwood
3/18/2014
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If you missed Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest -- or just want to relive the whirlwind weekend -- check out our slideshow.

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Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest starts now
Zen Chu
3/14/2014
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Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest, a collaboration between the Kauffman Foundation and MIT's H@cking Medicine, kicks off tonight in Boston.

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How to host a H@cking Medicine hackathon
Zen Chu
2/26/2014
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We'd like to see the H@cking Medicine mission -- connecting healthcare experts with outsiders to attack big problems and create noble businesses -- replicated on a large scale.

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Have a long-term plan that is clear for investors
Ryan Amin
10/24/2013
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Kim Popovits, CEO of Genomic Health Inc., gave the keynote speech at a Life Science Ventures Summit hosted by the Kauffman Foundation. Popovits shared her personal experiences as examples during her speech, and a major focus was on developing a proper business model to gain the right investments (17:50-21:26).

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H@cking Medicine: Gathering bright minds to create startups
Levesque Jane
10/7/2013
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When Julien Pham, MD, attended his first H@cking Medicine event, the Boston collaborative’s second hackathon, he was smitten with the way entrepreneurs, clinicians and engineers worked in tandem for a common cause. “I fell in love with this mindset of getting people who are completely different in terms of their training to come together to solve a problem,” said Pham, a kidney specialist and junior faculty at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

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Why pay attention to animal health
Lesa Mitchell
9/25/2013
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I am often asked about collaborations across disciplines and whether these result in real economic impact. I was recently reminded of not only how powerful this work can be but that it takes time to bloom.

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How to test the strength of your business model
Ryan Amin
9/19/2013
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Entrepreneur and business model innovator Alexander Osterwalder led a business model discussion at a Life Science Ventures Summit hosted by the Kauffman Foundation.

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The thumbs-up or thumbs-down approach to team building
Christina Sherwood
8/6/2013
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Interviewees shouldn't expect traditional questions when they're applying for a position at Limeade, a corporate wellness space focused on building high-performance workforces.

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How entrepreneurs can validate their business model by studying other sectors
Christina Sherwood
6/18/2013
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How a software company for science researchers learned about business model validation by studying OpenTable's model.

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