Ajay Major: Finding Your “Medicine Plus”

Ajay Major: Finding Your “Medicine Plus” »

21 Jan, 2015
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Medical student Ajay Major, another member of our activist generation series. Photo provided. When he’s not on the wards as a third-year medical student, Ajay Major manages an online global magazine for medical students, advocates for single-payer healthcare, helps edit major journals like Virtual Mentor and The Bellevue Literary Review, and consults for Medstro…
Our 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators of 2015

Our 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators of 2015 »

13 Apr, 2015
People
We're incredibly excited to announce the winners of this year's MedTech Boston 40 Under 40 healthcare innovators from Boston and beyond. Our list includes physicians, entrepreneurs, policy makers, students and more - but the key is that they're all committed to changing…
The Top 10 Healthcare Innovation Events of 2014

The Top 10 Healthcare Innovation Events of 2014 »

It's been a wild year at MedTech Boston. We've grown our staff, covered dozens of events, interviewed hundreds of fascinating medical professionals and innovators, and published pieces on everything from hackathons, to insurance policy, to mHealth, to reforming the cost of care. We appreciate you taking the journey with us, and we can't wait to…
The Medical Activist Generation

The Medical Activist Generation »

13 Aug, 2014
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Dr. Jennifer Joe speaking on a "Hacking Academic Medical Center Silos" panel at South by Southwest V2V. All photos provided by Jennifer Joe. Reflecting on my own training at the age of 34, I'm finding that I'm in the middle of two very distinct generations of physicians: the traditional, paternalistic one-finger typers…
Innovation HealthJam: What does your Physician of the Future Look like?

Innovation HealthJam: What does your Physician of the Future Look like? »

16 Jun, 2014
MedTech Features
Medicine is changing; social media, online conferences, and twitter are democratizing the discussion. We're super excited about Innovation HealthJam, the first open call to discuss with leaders in the field how medicine should be changing. Medical education needs to morph with the changes in medicine. What changes do you see as important? [caption id="" align="aligncenter"…
Medical Imaging Innovation in Coronary Artery Disease: Interview with Mass General Research Fellow Nabeel Ali

Medical Imaging Innovation in Coronary Artery Disease: Interview with Mass General Research Fellow Nabeel Ali »

16 Jun, 2014
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Nabeel Ali, research fellow at Mass General. Medical student, future clinician, engineer, innovator in medicine. That’s how colleagues describe Nabeel Ali, a second-year medical student and young medtech researcher at Mass General, in his mission to become a catalyst for pioneering change in medicine. Nabeel, a second-year medical student at Albany…
From the Editor-in-Chief: Meet the Physician and Physician-in-Training Innovators!

From the Editor-in-Chief: Meet the Physician and Physician-in-Training Innovators! »

12 Apr, 2014
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Physician Innovators at South by Southwest: Andrey Ostrovsky, Ivor Horn, Krishna Yeshwant, Jennifer Joe I'm always so amazed at the breadth and diversity of interests that my physician colleagues have. Not only do we care for patients in our daily lives, but we strive to contribute in so many other ways.…
Health hackathon brings to life agile solutions for unmet needs – O’Reilly Radar

Health hackathon brings to life agile solutions for unmet needs – O’Reilly Radar »

21 Feb, 2014
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Written by Andy Oram of the O'Reilly Radar.... Winners of the Blue Button Innovation Challenge I think the main achievement of hackathons can be measured not by what apps are developed--reportedly, few are commercialized and maintained--but by people who find each other. The Blue Button Innovation Challenge brought together a lot of people who had never met before, and many…

Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge: Mentors Tackle the Practice Pitches »

22 Jan, 2014
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This is the third in a series of articles about the Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge this past weekend. Read the first article here and the second article here. With only a few hours of work under their belts, the newly-formed teams at the Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge gave their first practice pitches in…
Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge: The Teams Start to Hack

Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge: The Teams Start to Hack »

21 Jan, 2014
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This is the second in a series of articles about the Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge this past weekend. Read the first article here. After all of the pitching and team formation was finished on Saturday afternoon at the Boston Blue Button Innovation Challenge, the real work of the hackathon began. …

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