With their aim of increasing diversity in the medical field, the Diversifi team tackles structural racism in healthcare from multiple angles: the initiative helps make these careers more accessible to underrepresented groups, as well as supports the growth of a workforce that is more capable of providing unbiased healthcare to these populations.
- February 17, 2021
Leslie Asanga (PharmD, MBA, MPH), a pharmacist and recent graduate of the Yale School of Public Health, developed Pills2Me as a solution for vulnerable populations who cannot pick up their prescriptions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- January 30, 2020
Yale’s Center for Biomedical Innovation and Technology hosts Health Hackathon; Five teams receive awards
The 3rd Health Hackathon, hosted by Yale’s Center for Biomedical Innovation and Technology (CBIT), was held January 25-27, 2020 in New Haven. Nearly 200 participants registered with approximately half representing the Yale community at large. Teams were tasked with creating a product or resource to solve problems addressing the theme of “Social Determinants of Health.” Of 16 total teams that presented pitches, five received awards.
- November 21, 2019Source: Yale New Haven Health
Hyung Chan, MD, received first prize for CorMobi – a wearable technology for outpatient heart failure management.
- October 08, 2019
Yale University, the University of Connecticut, and Quinnipiac University have joined forces with Connecticut Innovations and the Bioscience Innovation Fund to help you commercialize your biomedical technology innovation (medical devices, diagnostics and health information technology). Applications deadline is Friday, October 18.
- July 01, 2019
Have an idea to develop a novel biomedical device, diagnostic, or health IT app that could have big patient impact? There’s a place where scientists, clinicians, and entrepreneurs can connect at Yale’s Center for Biomedical Innovation and Technology (CBIT).
- March 08, 2019
On Friday, January 25, Yale’s Center for Biomedical Innovation and Technology (CBIT) hosted a cohort of healthcare specialists at 55 Park Street to participate in the opening ceremonies of the 2019 Yale CBIT Healthcare Hackathon. Attendees included engineers, businessmen, scientists, doctors, students, and more. Individuals hailed from more than 70 different universities and corporations all across the United States, with international participation from Australia, France, Germany, China, and Poland.
- February 11, 2019Source: Urology at Yale | 2019
Commonly associated with intense coding sessions, hackathons are increasingly used by other fields as a way to generate new ideas. The Center for Biomedical Innovation and Technology (CBIT) at Yale recently hosted a Healthcare Hackathon to find new answers to obstacles in healthcare by bringing together people from disciplines from across the healthcare system to brainstorm solutions.
- September 30, 2018Source: Huffington Post
Mental health issues affect one in four Americans today. In 2013, the United States spent $201 billion treating mental disorders, the highest across all medical conditions - and this figure is expected to rise to $280.5 billion by 2020.
- July 12, 2018Source: Venture Beat
Online mental health company Spring Health today announced it has raised $6 million to grow its team and expand its predictive AI service that matches users with a mental health treatment plan beyond New York and California.