The Philips Wearables Challenge

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The Philips Wearables Challenge

Can you propose an innovation that would predict early signs of patient deterioration and prevent hospital readmission?


What cutting edge technologies and systems — wireless wearable sensors, connected devices, continuous, real-time monitoring, data analytics, etc. — can be deployed to facilitate early, appropriate interventions? How can they create actionable information to improve patient outcomes, without burying busy clinicians under too much data?

Win cash prizes:


Everyone who submits will get:

  • Invaluable feedback and dialog with leading experts in the field on your idea. The earlier you submit, the more feedback you will get.
  • Two free tickets to the final pitch-off and live event at Harvard Medical School on October 26, where you will get to meet the Philips Connected Sensing team in person.
  • The opportunity to meet innovation leaders from Brigham & Women's Innovation Hub, MGH's Healthcare Transformation Lab, Partners Connected Health and more.

All kinds of submissions are welcome:

  • Individuals or teams with great ideas
  • Early stage companies with prototypes
  • Mature startups

Who can submit?

  • All Clinicians (Physicians, Nurses, PAs, Physical Therapists, Case Managers, etc.)
  • Scientists
  • Engineers
  • Patients
  • Anyone!
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