HubWeek 2017: Top Five Healthcare Events

As Boston's annual ideas festival, HUBweek convenes thousands of people across the city to explore the future being built at the intersections of art, science, and technology. Explore the most compelling healthcare experiences you'll find at HUBweek below.


October 10, 3:00-4:30 PM

Innovation at Boston Health Care for the Homeless

Hosted by Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Join Dr. Jessie Gaeta, Chief Medical Officer of Boston Health Care for the Homeless, for a small and immersive event at their flagship location at 780 Albany Street. Learn more about groundbreaking programs, specifically their work combatting the opioid overdose crisis, caring for transgender patients, and involving consumers in operational and policymaking decisions. Register Here


October 10, 4:00-6:30 PM

“Walk a Mile” Poverty Simulation

Hosted by United Way of Mass Bay

United Way’s Walk A Mile Experience is a poverty simulation designed to allow participants to see and feel what many families in our community face on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis. It allows you to walk away with a deeper understanding of what some families face as well as an opportunity to learn how to help. Register Here


October 10-11 (Multiple Events)

Creating Connected Communities with Design Thinking

Hosted by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Hosted by the innovation and sustainability teams at BCBSMA, these fast-paced sessions will apply the principles of design thinking to topics such as civic and community engagement, climate change resilience in the context of public health and connected communities, and improved access to Boston’s green, healthy spaces. The goal is to spark a continued conversation around health, sustainability and a thriving Boston community generating actionable outcomes. Register Here


October 11, 3:30-6:00 PM

2017 Healthcare Redesign Collaborative

Hosted by ACT.md and HubWeek

At HUBweek’s Healthcare Redesign Collaborative, explore the crossroads of cutting-edge clinical practice, insurance innovation, and the digital patient experience. An expert panel of healthcare leaders from Mass General Hospital, Boston Medical Center, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts will discuss topics including bridging silos across the healthcare ecosystem, the intersection of healthcare, social services and public health, tackling real-world problems with new technology, and how Boston’s brightest minds are doing things differently. Dr. Scott Berns, President and CEO of Boston’s own National Institute for Children’s Health Quality, will keynote the event with an engaging talk on systems-level change. Stick around for a Networking Happy Hour from 5:00-6:00 PM. Come join the future of healthcare. It’s happening here in Boston! Register Here


October 13, 12:45-2:00 PM

Initiative: The Women Behind Digital Health

Hosted by PULSE@MassChallenge

Last year at PULSE@MassChallenge, 48% of member companies were founded or co-founded by women and it is clear that women are playing a huge role in the transformation of the digital health industry. From academic medical centers, to startups to the venture community, this panel will explore the different areas within the industry and the women responsible for shaping the future of digital health. Register Here

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