Challenge Platform and Services

The Leader for Medicine and Healthcare


Medstro Challenge Platform and Services: The Leader for Medicine and Healthcare

Medstro is the leader in online challenges and related services for medicine and healthcare, used by some of the largest and most respected medical companies, hospital systems, and organizations and associations in the world. We offer a wide range of solutions, from basic to comprehensive, so that you can pick out just the pieces you need, or outsource a fully customized digital challenge platform and live event production team without your team lifting a finger.


Our Customers

We are medicine and healthcare’s go-to collaborative SaaS-based open innovation platform.

Externally-Facing Challenges

Market more Effectively and InnovateFaster—with Less Riskand Lower Cost

  • Market Better and Engage Difficult-to-Access Science and Healthcare Leaders
  • A Low Cost, Creative, Highly Educated Research and Development Team
  • Can Be Stand-Alone and White Labeled or Part of the Medstro Challenges Website

Internally-Facing Challenges-Create Cross-Talk and Teamwork Among Verticals, Build Employee Morale

  • Quick and effortless way to focus internal brainpower to solve key problems before looking outside
  • Cost-effective way to create cross-talk among verticals that typically never collaborate
  • Build employee excitement and morale around a common purpose
  • Encourage incredibly smart and creative employees to stretch their legs and learn from each other
  • Keep sensitive information “inside” the company
  • Integrates with single sign-on for secure authentication

Notable Challenges Run on Medstro’s Collaborative SaaS-Based Open Innovation Platform



Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge (2015) in collaboration with Boston Children’s Hospital Hacking Pediatrics, Boston Google Developers, Nuance, Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, and others



The Primary Care Innovation Challenge (2014) in collaboration with the American College of Physicians, the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, Chicago Department of Health, Primary Care Progress and others

The Team Care Challenge (2015) in collaboration with the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative

Creating Value Challenge (2015) in collaboration with the Costs of Care, JAMA Internal Medicine, and UCSF Center for Healthcare Value

Connecting to Care Challenge (2015) in collaboration with Sling Health



Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge (2015) in collaboration with the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine and the Illinois Hospital Association


Partners Healthcare

Partners Healthcare Connected Health ’15 Pitch-Off: Emotion Sensing (2015)

The Partners Connected Health Fit Mind Challenge (2016), with the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) as the exclusive sponsor


Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council

MassMEDICMedtech Showcase (2015) in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts Medical

Device Development Center (M2D2), the Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech), Boston Biomedical Innovation Center, and others


Boston Scientific and Google

Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge (2016) in collaboration with Google, Johns Hopkins University, and others

Boston Scientific Connected Patient – Big Data (2017) in collaboration with Google, Redmile Group, OptumLabs, Coridea, and others

Boston Scientific Connected Patient – Internet of Things (2018) in collaboration with Pulse@MassChallenge, Partners Healthcare, MIT Hacking Medicine, Sky Ventures, the Massachusetts eHealth Institute, and others



Philips Wearables & Chronic Care Challenge (2016) in collaboration with the American College of Cardiology, the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, the Brigham and Women’s Innovation Hub, Partners Connected Health, and others

Philips Wearables Challenge (2017) in collaboration with the Massachusetts General Hospital Healthcare Transformation Lab and others


Tarsus MedTech Impact

Quadruple Impact Challenge in collaboration with Health box, Texas Medical Innovation Center, Med-Gadget, and the Journal of Medical Internet Research


Allegheny Health Network and Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

The “Just Walk In” Emergency Room Challenge (2018)


New England Journal of Medicine

The SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge (2017)


Costs of Care

Costs of Care Creating Value Challenge (2017) in collaboration with the American Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), and others


University of Michigan

University of Michigan Frankel Cardiovascular Center has just finished its second annual internal challenge.

Live Event Production Expertise

Leverage our Expertise or get the full White Glove Experience

  • Medstro has produced over 15 incredibly popular live events over the last 4 years
  • Medstro and MedTech Boston have an established reputation for producing high-quality, engaging events for healthcare innovation
  • Our brand recognition and brand value are unparalleled. We always sell out.

  • If you have a limited budget, you can use our vetted and refined cookbooks“Key Steps for a Successful Healthcare Innovation Event” and “Easy-to-Use Detailed Checklist” to make your Healthcare Innovation Event a Success” along with hand-on attention from our experts to tailor this knowledge to your needs.
  • We also have full event production capabilities so that you don’t have to lift a finger. Check out videos from some of our most popular events

Contact Us

Medical Networking, Inc.
119 Commonwealth Ave
Suite 5
Boston, MA 02116  USA

For a free demo or more details, contact:
James Ryan

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