Google, Boston Scientific 2017 New Year's Resolutions: Jumpstart digital health startups — 3 takeaways

Marlborough, Mass.-based Boston Scientific's annual Connected Patient Challenge — co-sponsored by Mountain View-Calif.-based Google — aims to revolutionize data analytics in healthcare by awarding a $50,000 prize to an analytic-based start-up, the Boston Business Journal reports.

Here's what you should know.

1. Companies can apply through Jan. 15, 2017. An event will be held at Google's Cambridge, Mass.-based office honoring the finalists.

2. Entries are on a social media-based research platform the public can use to ask questions and provide feedback on them.

3. Boston Scientific has a significant portion of its business facing digital health, and is looking for ways to spur innovation.

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