Harvard Medical School launches InciteHealth Initiative to Support Budding Healthcare Innovators

February 5, 2016

Harvard Medical School launched InciteHealth; a yearlong, part-time program aimed at transforming primary care through the creation of new ventures.

For example, people normally see a primary care doctor for 15 minutes to assess general health. But what if a primary care prevention coach, using an app-based tool, was used to prevent chronic health conditions. That was one example of the pitches given at "Harvard Medical School's Center for Primary Care InciteHealth Pitch Day," which presented new ideas to innovate medicine and the delivery of care.

The event at the Microsoft Nerd Center in Cambridge, MA featured a keynote speech, presentations from Harvard I-Lab Startups Buoy Health and Klio Health, and pitches designed to marry entrepreneurship, tech, and health care.

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