Medumo Wins Boston Scientific Connected Patient - Big Data Challenge 2017
March 9, 2017 - At Boston Scientific’s 2nd annual Connected Patient - Big Data Challenge (#CPCBigData), 6 finalists participated in a pitch competition at Google in Cambridge, MA. Medumo pitched in front of a large live audience and distinguished judges, and was thrilled to be named the 1st place winner. The runner up was Pillo, a home health robot focusing on medication adherence.
The Boston Scientific award included the following:
$35,000 in services provided by Boston Scientific to help advance the company
$15,000 in Google cloud credits
Forty-six companies applied to the challenge from around the world, and 6 finalists were chosen by a combination of popular votes and expect judges. “We are incredibly honored to compete in this event and help drive innovation that will ultimately improve patient care,” said Dr. Omar Badri, co-founder of Medumo. “Our team is also very excited to explore opportunities to collaborate with Boston Scientific and other sponsors of this event.”
Other sponsors include Coridea, Google, Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures, MassMEDIC, Optum Labs, Partners HealthCare, PULSE@MassChallenge, Redmile group and STAT.
Medumo is a digital health company that helps healthcare organizations improve patient engagement and adherence through simple, automated, and accessible clinical instructions. The company’s mobile-first digital patient guide provides an easy way to inform, remind and check-in with patients. Medumo’s mission is to optimize patient engagement through actionable data and improve health outcomes in the most cost-efficient way possible. For more information, visit www.medumo.com.
About Boston Scientific
Boston Scientific transforms lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world. As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, we advance science for life by providing a broad range of high performance solutions that address unmet patient needs and reduce the cost of healthcare. For more information, visit www.bostonscientific.com.