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Blockchain and Telehealth Academic Journals Host 2nd Annual Innovation Ignition Competition

Converge2Xcelerate Health-Tech Conference Call for Entries in new blockchain and telehealth start-up competition


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#ConV2X
October 24, Lerner Hall, Columbia University
New York City, USA
#ConV2X October 24, Lerner Hall, Columbia University New York City, USA

This will expose more leaders across the healthcare market to new companies and concepts - and brings start-ups closer to investment opportunities enabling a press forward,” stated Tory Cenaj, Founder and Publisher, Partners in Digital Health.

Partners in Digital Health, publishers of Blockchain in Healthcare Today and Telehealth and Medicine Today peer review journals, is excited to announce its 2nd Annual 2018 Innovation Ignition Competition. The first 2017 competition focused on telehealth and medicine.  The publishing group has since expanded its portfolio to include blockchain technology in the healthcare sector.

“This will expose more leaders across the market to new companies and concepts that will change both business models, and the trajectory of healthcare. It will also bring start-ups closer to investment opportunities enabling them to press forward,” stated Tory Cenaj, Founder and Publisher, Partners in Digital Health. 

The competition will focus on the following areas:

  • Reducing health systems and patient out-of-pocket costs
  • Educating patients on new technology, use, application, and outcomes
  • Designing for the level of a patient’s mobility
  • Enhanced standard of care for care-giving, remote care, elderly care, and urban care

 
The competition finalist round is scheduled for October 24, 2018, Lerner Hall, Columbia University, New York City, USA, where lightning round pitches will determine the winners.

Entering the competition is FREE.

Judges will include Telehealth and Medicine Today and Blockchain in Healthcare Today journal board members, industry leadership, and VCs. The 2017 First Place Winner was Nonnatech: Machine Learning Remote Patient Monitoring Sensor(s).
 
 
Judges will use six criterion to select winners:  (1) identification of medical problem, (2) technical solution, (3) relevance to healthcare sector and technology, (4) ability to monetize, (5) caliber and expertise of your team, and (6) overall impression. 

Prizes
First Prize

  • Complimentary exhibit booth at Converge2Xcelerate (ConV2X) 2019 ($2,500 value!)
  • Speaker Spotlight at ConV2X 2019 conference ($4,000.00 value)
  • Announcement Spotlight on journal homepage with link to your site
  • Serve as a Panel Judge for 2019 Competition
  • Featured startup in the newest Partners in Digital Health B2C online journal, launching in 2019
  • APC fee waived in BHTY journal ($850.00 value)

Runner Up

  • Featured startup in the newest Partners in Digital Health B2C online journal, launching in 2019
  • APC waived in BHTY journal ($850.00 value)

 
 
To Apply
For further details, please go to the appropriate journal site:
Blockchain in Healthcare Today: https://blockchainhealthcaretoday.com/index.php/journal/navigationMenu/view/iic
 
Telehealth and Medicine Today: https://telehealthandmedicinetoday.com/index.php/journal/iic
 
DEADLINE for Submissions: September 28, 2018.

The Converge2Xcelerate conference will address the integration of emerging technologies to accelerate building a new framework for the future of patient care, and backbone for a new health system. Many sessions are approved for CME and ANCC credit. The conference will highlight the most creative thinking and strategic approaches vital to value based care. Join us and become part of the dialog!

For Support Opportunities Please Contact:
Randy Knotts  |  Email: randyknotts@partnersindigitalhealth.com  |  Phone: 312-933-4700

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About Partners in Digital Health
Partners in Digital Health, a forward reaching publishing and communications company catalyzing strategic thought leaders and new era thinkers who champion the acceleration of healthcare transformation. By harnessing the energy of local and global experts, it endeavors to expand the healthcare sector’s knowledge base, build consensus, and expand the propensity toward positive change on egalitarian and collegiate platforms such as the peer review journals Blockchain in Healthcare Today and Telehealth and Medicine Today, the Converge2Xcelerate conference, and Innovation Ignition Competition.
@BHTYJournal @THMToday
 


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