Philips Wearables Challenge Pitch Off

In this online competition, the Philips Wearables Challenge, clinicians, engineers, patients and entrepreneurs from around the country have been submitting their novel solutions to predict early signs of patient deterioration and prevent hospital readmission. Submissions can be viewed at our online competition site.

Come and meet the Philips team, mingle with other innovators and see our finalists compete on stage on Thursday, October 26 starting at 5:30PM. The six finalist teams from the online competition will compete in front of a live audience and a panel of expert judges to determine the winners of the $17,500 in cash prizes.

This event has limited seating so please reserve your tickets early!

Event Program

  • 5:30-6:30 - Networking hour
  • 6:30-6:35 - Opening remarks
  • 6:35-6:45 - Keynote
  • 6:45-8:15 - Main Program - 6 finalists present for 7 minutes, followed by 7 minutes of Q&A with judges)
  • 8:15-8:20 - Philips Closing Remarks
  • 8:20-8:30 - Award presentation

Keynote Speaker

  • Dr. Calum MacRae
    Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School


  • Brian Rosnov
    Senior Director
    Philips HealthWorks
  • Lori Lazzara
    Chief Technology Officer
    Patient Care and Monitoring Solutions
  • Meg Barron
    Director of Digital Health Strategy
    American Medical Association
  • Maulik Majmudar, MD
    Associate Director
    MGH Healthcare Transformation Lab

Event Info

Date & Time 
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 5:30pm to 8:30pm
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur