Solving the Crisis with Opioid and Pain Innovations: a iHub Speaker Series and HealthCheck Collaboration

When: April 2, 2019 - April 20, 2019, 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
Where: First Floor Cafe, Hale Building for Transformative Medicine, 60 Fenwood Road, Boston, MA

Join the Brigham Digital Innovation Hub and MassChallenge HealthTech as we welcome experts from across Brigham Health and the Boston digital health community to discuss current innovative initiatives.

The opioid crisis has been dominating US headlines every day. This crisis has no boundaries when it comes to age group, race, ethnicity or socioeconomic groups. It has made its way into households, hospital emergency rooms, courthouses, and schools and universities across the country, not only directly affecting hundreds of thousands of people, but their families, loved ones and communities as well. More recently, local communities and government officials have been looking to health care professionals to help address this crisis. Experts in the field have been working tirelessly to create more effective tools, processes, and overall initiatives to help aid the current crisis. Join the Brigham Digital Innovation Hub and MassChallenge HealthTech as we welcome experts from across Brigham Health and the Boston digital health community to discuss current innovative initiatives, opportunities for innovation in the future of care and pain management. Attendees will also have the chance to learn about the opioid and pain innovation initiative at Brigham Health focused on facilitating collaboration between industry, researchers, and clinicians to eliminate the risk of addiction because of pain.

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