Abigail Ballou

Abigail Ballou

    Abby Ballou is the managing editor of MedTech Boston. She has a B.A. and M.Phil in English literature from NYU and the CUNY Graduate Center, respectively. When she isn't writing and editing for MedTech Boston, Abby enjoys reading, rock climbing, watching classic movies and listening to opera.

    Congratulations to the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge Winners!

    Congratulations to the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge Winners! »

    13 Mar, 2017
    EventsNews

    Last Thursday, the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge II concluded with a live even at Google’s headquarters in Kendall Square. The focus of this year’s challenge was Big Data, and participants were encouraged to submit ideas on how to improve patient outcomes, increase efficiency in delivering care, and drive down the cost of care using data analytics.

    SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge Winners Announced!

    SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge Winners Announced! »

    8 Mar, 2017
    MTB ContestNews

    The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) today named three teams hailing from universities in Israel and the United States as the winners of the SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge, which encouraged participants to explore and examine the potential of sharing clinical trial data.

    Boston Scientific Announces Six Finalists in 2nd Annual Connected Patient Challenge,  Focused on Healthcare Data Analytics

    Boston Scientific Announces Six Finalists in 2nd Annual Connected Patient Challenge, Focused on Healthcare Data Analytics »

    3 Mar, 2017
    NewsUncategorized

    Finalists will present their ideas to a panel of judges and a live audience in Cambridge on March 9; Top winners will be awarded up to $50,000 of in-kind support to advance submitted concept

    Online Physician Community Site Medstro Surpasses 100,000 Registered Users

    Online Physician Community Site Medstro Surpasses 100,000 Registered Users »

    21 Feb, 2017
    CompaniesNews

    Medstro, the online community site for physicians, medical students and healthcare innovators announced today that it had surpassed 100,000 registered users in less than three years since launching the site.

    MIT Sloan Healthcare and Bioinnovations Conference [DISCOUNT CODE MEDTECHBOS]

    MIT Sloan Healthcare and Bioinnovations Conference [DISCOUNT CODE MEDTECHBOS] »

    20 Feb, 2017
    Events

    The MIT Sloan Healthcare Club invites you to the 14th Annual Sloan Healthcare & Bioinnovations Conference on February 24th at the MIT Media Lab. This year’s theme is Emerging Trends in Healthcare: Personalized & Digital Health and will feature an exciting line up of industry experts, including keynote speaker Larry Renfro, CEO of Optum and Vice Chairman of UnitedHealth Group!

    Sloan Healthcare & Bioinnovations Conference [Discount Code]

    Sloan Healthcare & Bioinnovations Conference [Discount Code] »

    19 Jan, 2017
    Events
    The MIT Sloan Healthcare Club invites you to the 14th Annual Sloan Healthcare & Bioinnovations Conference on February 24th at the MIT Media Lab. This year's theme is Emerging Trends in Healthcare: Personalized & Digital Health and will feature an exciting line up of industry experts, including keynote speaker Larry Renfro, CEO of Optum and Vice Chairman of UnitedHealth Group! Please also join us…
    The Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge: Vote Today!

    The Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge: Vote Today! »

    17 Jan, 2017
    EventsUncategorized

    With less than 24 hours until the submission deadline, the Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge has received over 40 submissions. Participants have submitted a variety of ideas that use Big Data to address everything from the opioid epidemic to drug reimbursement.

    Improving Patient Outcomes Through Data Exchange

    Improving Patient Outcomes Through Data Exchange »

    27 Dec, 2016
    CompaniesNews

    Cambridge-based Foundation Medicine, a molecular information company that sells genomic profiling tests for solid tumors and hematologic malignancies, is leading a new data exchange partner program, the Precision Medicine Exchange Consortium (PMEC) to facilitate the exchange of molecular information and research and improve cancer care.

    Building a Better Way to Learn Medical Knowledge

    Building a Better Way to Learn Medical Knowledge »

    Shiv Gaglani and Ryan Haynes aim to improve the way medical students learn and retain information by leveraging cognitive science on their education platform, Osmosis.

    Akili Announces New, Non-Invasive Alzheimer Screening Tool

    Akili Announces New, Non-Invasive Alzheimer Screening Tool »

    14 Dec, 2016
    Uncategorized

    Last week at the International Conference on Clinical Trials for Alzheimer’s Disease in San Diego, Akili and Pfizer presented findings about a new, non-invasive method of screening patients for Alzheimer’s disease.

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