Six Massachusetts Digital Health Events to Kick Off 2020

January 6, 2020
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January is a busy month on the Massachusetts digital health calendar, so get up to speed with these six handpicked events happening around the state. If you don’t see your Massachusetts event listed, you can always submit it here.

Keep an eye on for more industry events and discover why the world comes to Massachusetts for healthcare innovation.

January Tap into TechSpring

January 9

TechSpring, Springfield

What does the billions invested in healthcare technology startups tell us about the future? Investors put their money where they think the future is going to be. What do current investment patterns tell us about the future? What are some of the pitfalls and opportunities related to building or investing in healthcare startups? Join Tap Into TechSpring for a conversation with Tripp Peake, Managing Partner at LRVHealth, one of the leading healthcare venture investors in the country.  


Beyond Bits to Bytes: Looking to the Future in Imaging and Data Science

January 13

Broad Institute, Cambridge

The role of data science in life science innovation is rapidly growing and evolving. If harnessed, the information explosion has the potential to catalyze new discoveries and treatments in healthcare to benefit patients in need. During this time of digital transformation, the potential exists to derive value from a wide variety of data sources, including next generation sequencing, mass spectrometry, electronic health records, images, and consumer wearables.

The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) will convene various stakeholders to discuss how data is rapidly changing patient care. The gathering will feature voices from industry and academic research partners leading in this space. The event will feature a panel discussion covering a wide range of topics, including requirements and standards for generating useful data, patient privacy, barriers to adoption, and workforce training challenges.


MassChallenge HealthTech logo MassChallenge HealthTech Opening Night

January 16

Drydock Hall, Boston

MassChallenge HealthTech will celebrate the 2020 launch of their accelerator program with the Massachusetts digital health community of startups, Champions, business mentors, medical healthcare professionals, digital health enthusiasts, and people passionate about our shared mission of improving health through entrepreneurship.

At the MassChallenge HealthTech Opening Night, you will have the opportunity to meet the 27 startups in their 2020 cohort and network with top influencers in the Massachusetts digital health and innovation community. You will also get to hear from healthcare's top leaders, learn more about the Boston-based digital health accelerator, and celebrate entrepreneurship in the Massachusetts ecosystem.


2020 Northeast Nurse Leadership Summit

January 22

Meditech, CantonMeditech logo

Meditech is bringing together nurse executives from New England, New York, and New Jersey for the Northeast Nurse Leadership Summit to share future plans for their solutions, solicit feedback, and collaborate to help shape the future of nursing.

Meditech is excited to show how their EHR system can benefit teams with modern, mobile tools for nurse workflow that will save time, enhance care coordination, and improve quality.



JP Morgan Conference Review and Winter Social with Lightning Pitches

January 27
Foley Hoag, Boston

Make new connections and hear the latest industry updates at the 6th Annual JP Morgan Conference Review and Winter Networking Social, hosted by the New England Healthcare Executive Network.

Keynote speaker H.I.G. Capital Managing Director Bruce Robinson will recap the 2020 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, one of the most influential annual healthcare investment conferences. Hear from him and other experts on the state of the overall market, future of drug pricing, regulatory environment and capital markets.During the lightning pitch segment, attendees will learn more about members whose companies provide valuable services that enable the growth of the digital health ecosystem. Each pitching company will have one minute to impress with their value proposition. There will also be plenty of opportunity to network with the companies and fellow members.


Patient Safety in a Digital World - International Symposium

January 28

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Boston

The nonprofit Foundation for the Innovation & Development for Health Safety is pleased to present the First Annual International Symposium: "Patient Safety in a Digital World" to be held on January 28th at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. Join with fellow thought leaders for an international discussion on advancing healthcare via digital disruption and literally moving the needle on patient safety, significantly reducing the incidence of adverse events across the U.S. and Europe.