Call for Entries 

#ConV2X 2019 Innovation Ignition Competition

Partners in Digital Health is excited to announce its 3rd Annual Innovation Ignition Competition. Entrants must demonstrate how products and services directly impact the virtual care and blockchain in health technology sector. Companies that promise to radically change the future of our health system with innovations that revolutionize and rock current perspectives should apply.  

Innovation Ignition Competition Details 

Who Should Apply: Anyone that wants to make a mark in telehealth and blockchain technology in healthcare with a real product!  Complete the application, and click submit! 

BHTY Blockchain and coverging tech only link:   

TMT Telehealth and coverging tech only link: 


Why Attempt This: We believe transcending the experiential by way of existential is how to get from point A to B. If you “get” that, then you must apply.

Game on! 

When Is It: October 15, 2019, Boston, MA.  If you make it to the final cut – you will be 1 of 6 companies on stage. Be bold.

A lightening round of 5 minute pitch presentations will determine your fate!

How Many Will Compete: Up to 6 finalists will be selected for a lightning round pitch the day of the conference. 


How Much Is It? 

It’s FREE!

No reimbursement is available for travels or expenses. 

You must be able to travel to Boston, MA and personally present your pitch.


Apply to Pitch  

1. Anyone with something that will change healthcare as we know it can apply. Think mobile, device, DLT, sensors, AI, AR, VR, robotics, software, services, education…we’ll leave it up to you…

2. Must be GDPR and/or HIPAA compliment

DEADLINE for Submissions: August 1, 2019



If your product or solution addresses one of the focus areas below – fill out the entry form now!

1. Reducing health systems and patient out-of-pocket costs

2. Designing for the level of a patient’s mobility

3. Educating patients on new technology, use, resources, application, and outcomes

4. Enhanced standard of care for care-giving, remote care, elderly care, and urban care

5. Monetization of data

6. Speed and scalability



John D. Halamka, MD, BILH Executive Director, Health Technology Exploration Center, and Editor-in-Chief, BHTY and TMT

Anh L. Ngo, MD, MBA, Faculty, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine

Oren J. Mechanic, MD MPH, Instructor, Harvard Medical SchoolAttending Physician, Emergency MedicineBeth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterHealth Policy and Management Fellow, Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians, and Assistant Editor-in-Chief, TMT

2018 WINNER!

Chris Wasden, Head of Pharma, Happify Health, Managing Director, Digital Disruption Advisors, and TMT board member



First Prize

Complimentary exhibit booth at Converge2Xcelerate (ConV2X) 2020 ($2,500 value!)

Speaker Spotlight at ConV2X 2020 conference 

Box Advertisement on journal homepages with link to your site ($2,500 value)

BHTY APC fee waived ($850.00 value), should you submit an accepted manuscript to BHTY

You will be a Judge at the 2020 Innovation Ignition Competition

Feature article interview in journals

Runner Up

BHTY APC waived ($850.00 value), should you submit an accepted manuscript to BHTY

Feature article interview in journals


Good Luck!