Each TEAM in the DreamCatchers MedTech Hackathon comes up with a clear need statement for an unmet need in under the theme of "Automating Medical Care". They then apply what they have learned in the Hackathon to create an innovative solution to address the unmet needs, which will be presented at the Final Pitch on 30 June 2018 (Saturday).


TEAM 1 : Neurology/Radiology

A system to quantify the need in respiratory patients based on chest X-ray result in order to better prioritise them for further CT scan.

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Chao Sum HO

Justin XU

Barry CHAN

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Tsz Fung LEE

Ling CHEN

Ernie SZETO

TEAM 2 : Neurology

A way to automatically thicken liquids to assist post-stroke patients with difficulty swallowing in order to reduce incidence of complications from pneumonia aspiration and dysphagia and increase patient autonomy.

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Ali RAZA

Gavin LOU

Erica CHAN

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Sherman LEUNG

Yiming LI

TEAM 3 : Cardiology

A way to improve the diagnosis of non-ST elevation myocardial infarction patients to decrease the incidence of complications arising from delayed treatment.

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Nathan HUI

Shounan LIU

Cynthia LAM

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Vineeth GANGARAM

Yalsin LI

TEAM 4 : Microbiology / Haemetology

A device to take frequent Haemoglobin measurements in haematology patients receiving chemotherapy in order to decrease complications and costs from untreated anaemia.

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Anna TANG

Briann CHRISMAN

William WONG

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Sabrina WONG

Sikai LING

Arthur YAU

TEAM 5 : Dentistry

A way to make daily dental care easier for the elderly and people with disabilities in order to improve their performance along the plaque index.

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Fan LIU

Karfield CHAN

Edward HUI

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Naveen SRIVATSA

Tim LAI

Pauline CHOW

TEAM 6 : Renal / Geriatrics

A way to reduce the force of impact during fall among elderly patients in hospital and nursing homes in order to reduce falls-related injuries and complications.

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Charlene CHAU

Jinjalu KIM

Martin SENEVIRATNE

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Rui LAM

Siwen Zhu

TEAM 7 : Dentistry

A way to incentivize proper brushing of teeth by children in order to prevent dental caries.

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Vernice CHAN

Igor SUSLOV

Ling CHEN

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Kathy KU

Xiaodan WANG

TEAM 8 : Cardiology

A way to improve the diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction in symptomatic patients showing no ECG changes to decrease the incidence of complications arising from delayed treatment.

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Abraham MAN

Gordon CHU

Hubert LO

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Ni ZHANG

Rosa HAMALAINEN

Ray WONG

TEAM 9 : Ophthalmology

A way to improve compliance with treatment in children diagnosed with amblyopia in order to reduce the risk of permanent blindness.

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Christine ZHAO

Haimi QIU

Evelyn CHAN

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Johnny LO

Xin CHEN

TEAM 10 : Liver Transplant

Surgeons need a way to prevent biliary stricture and leakage during liver transplantation in order to reduce costly complications.

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Yuki IP

Michael KOVAL

Neil RENS

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Abby TANG

Yaoyao LIANG