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Zen Chu

Healthcare's Grand H@ckfest starts now

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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Zen Chu
on March 14, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
What are the different tech accelerators vs. health tech accelerators?

Accelerators are organizations that support entrepreneurs and their startups.

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Zen Chu
on March 10, 2014
Category:  Ideation  Creation 
How open innovation can overcome the complexity of healthcare entrepreneurship

Physician-inventors often spend the majority of their time secretly gathering data for a clinical paper or patent filing, convinced they have a billion-dollar idea and reticent to discuss it publicly. But the reality is that most inventions fail to address clinical efficacy.

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Zen Chu
on March 07, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
What are the open APIs available to access medical data?

The term "open API" refers to technologies that allow two different computers to talk to each other. Healthcare entrepreneurs can use open APIs to access medical data that will help them develop their product or service.

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Zen Chu
on March 03, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
How to host a H@cking Medicine hackathon

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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Zen Chu
on February 26, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
How do I pilot my early-stage venture?

Healthcare entrepreneurs need to pilot their product or service to test their prototype before a larger launch.

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Zen Chu
on February 24, 2014
Category:  Execution 
Why it's the best time in history to be a healthcare entrepreneur

Now is the best time in the history of the world to be a healthcare entrepreneur, and those with fresh eyes on healthcare problems -- young health professionals along with patients, engineers, designers and entrepreneurs -- are able to make large and rapid clinical impact.

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Zen Chu
on February 20, 2014
Category:  Ideation 
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