Events

The number of incarcerated women in the U.S. increased by more than 700 percent over the last two decades. Eighty percent of those women are mothers, and most are their children’s primary caretakers. Since 2006 Maternity Care Coalition has worked...
Healthcare is in its most rapid transformation phase in a century. The evolution of real financial incentives to promote quality and efficiency has picked up critical momentum, altering the way we think about the value of care and how to...
October 16, 2019
Accessibility options of Android and iOS devices are giving people with disabilities greater freedoms than ever before. Accessibility technology allows users with motor impairments to use a singular button to scan between items, type, and select items on smart phone...
October 16, 2019
We will learn and practice positive mindfulness. Mindfulness is about noticing whatever is occurring in our attention in the present moment with our body, thoughts, and feelings – and reflecting on what we notice with deep awareness. “Positive” mindfulness is...
The cannabis and hemp industry has come a long way, baby, but faces unique challenges to growth. Working against stigma, changing legalities, and increasing government oversight, hear how and why advocates are innovating to cultivate seeds of change and grow...
People age 65 or older constitute the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population, and chances are increasing that more and more of us will get to blow out 100 candles on a birthday cake. Policymakers, healthcare providers, and leaders...
Everybody eats. Learn practical skills to change eating habits to improve physical and psychological wellness to B. Healthier and B. Happier. Afterwards, enjoy a food sampling of fresh, natural ingredients, and organic produce by Classie Nutrition.
Over the past nine months, eight medicine and industrial design students from Thomas Jefferson University worked together, conducting in-depth user research and problem identification within Jefferson Health and translating those insights into marketable innovations. Come watch as two startup teams...
October 15, 2019
“What bed do you recommend?” It’s a question commonly asked of sleep doctors – and an important one because finding the appropriate sleep foundation can make a world of difference. Find out from a sleep expert about the latest innovative...
Women’s healthcare in the U.S. is in critical condition. With rising and unrivaled maternal mortality rates, a growing shortage of women’s health providers, and lack of access to basic care, change is needed stat! Healthcare disruptor Suzie Welsh will discuss...