HITLAB | December 1, 2016
iBreastExam earned top honors and $5,000 USD by demonstrating the exceptional impact, innovation, feasibility, and business sustainability of its idea to judges Kara Dennis, MBA, MA, vice president and managing director of mobile health at Medidata; Jean-Luc Neptune, MD, partner, executive director and accelerator leader at Blueprint Health; Margaret Griffin, MPH, senior manager of innovation research at HITLAB; and Stan Kachnowski, PhD, MPA, CSEP, Chair at HITLAB.
In addition to its Grand Prize, the 2016 HITLAB World Cup awarded the following:
Second Prize ($3,000 USD): Green Sun Medical
Third Prize ($2,000 USD): EarID
Fourth Prize ($1,000 USD): Near Infrared Imaging
Fifth Prize: ($1,000 USD): MedLogiq
“I couldn’t be more grateful and honored to have been a finalist at the HITLAB World Cup,” said Jamie Haggard, Green Sun Medical’s CEO and cofounder. “Our company’s mission is the prevention of as many scoliosis surgeries as possible with our tech-enabled dynamic brace. Competing in the HITLAB World Cup will help us refine the software component of our scoliosis brace and expand our network of health information technology professionals.”