Less noise, more hacking: how to deploy principles from MIT's hacking medicine to accelerate health care.

  title={Less noise, more hacking: how to deploy principles from MIT's hacking medicine to accelerate health care.},
  author={Jacqueline W. DePasse and Ryan W. Carroll and Andrea Ippolito and Allison Yost and Data Santorino and Zen M Chu and Kristian R Olson},
  journal={International journal of technology assessment in health care},
  volume={30 3},
Medical technology offers enormous potential for scalable medicine--to improve the quality and access in health care while simultaneously reducing cost. However, current medical device innovation within companies often only offers incremental advances on existing products, or originates from engineers with limited knowledge of the clinical complexities. We describe how the Hacking Medicine Initiative, based at Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed an innovative "healthcare… CONTINUE READING
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