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.

    This Doctor comes to you – How one medical group is disrupting healthcare

    This Doctor comes to you – How one medical group is disrupting healthcare »

    14 May, 2018
    Companies

    Landmark Health is blending house calls with technology and innovative payment models to improve outcomes for patients with multiple chronic conditions.

    This Doctor comes to you – How one medical group is disrupting healthcare »

    11 May, 2018
    Companies

    Landmark Health is blending house calls with technology and innovative payment models to improve outcomes for patients with multiple chronic conditions.

    HHS Startup Day Aims to Demystify The Department of Health and Human Services

    HHS Startup Day Aims to Demystify The Department of Health and Human Services »

    2 Apr, 2018
    EventsNews

    On Friday, local innovators and business leaders from The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) convened for HHS Startup Day, hosted by PULSE@MassChallenge. HHS Startup Day aims to demystify HHS and create simple, actionable ways for entrepreneurs in the digital health space to connect with HHS.

    Congratulations to the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge Winners!

    Congratulations to the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge Winners! »

    5 Mar, 2018
    Events

    Last Thursday, the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge concluded with a live even at Google’s headquarters in Kendall Square. The focus of this year’s challenge was improving patient care through IoT.

    The New England Healthcare Executive Network Winter Social

    The New England Healthcare Executive Network Winter Social »

    28 Jan, 2018
    EventsNews

    On Monday, January 22nd, the New England Healthcare Executive Network hosted their annual Winter Social at the Foley Hoag offices in the Seaport District.

    The MAVEN Project’s Mission to Improve Access to Healthcare

    The MAVEN Project’s Mission to Improve Access to Healthcare »

    According to the CDC, over 28 million Americans are uninsured, and approximately 70 million Americans are covered by Medicaid. There is a growing, unmet need for access to specialists and primary care doctors in medically underserved communities.  The MAVEN Project is on a mission to change this.

    Announcing the Winners of the Philips Wearables Challenge

    Announcing the Winners of the Philips Wearables Challenge »

    30 Oct, 2017
    EventsUncategorized

    Launched in summer of 2017, the Philips Wearables Challenge called for novel solutions to predict early signs of patient deterioration and prevent hospital readmission. We’re happy to announce the winning teams selected by a live panel of judges at last Thursday’s event.

    AMA To Launch Physician Innovation Network

    AMA To Launch Physician Innovation Network »

    19 Oct, 2017
    News

    The American Medical Association has developed a new tool to help physicians called the Physician Innovation Network. We asked the AMA's Meg Barron a few questions about this new platform, also called PIN.

    Announcing the Winners of the Philips Wearables Challenge

    Announcing the Winners of the Philips Wearables Challenge »

    18 Oct, 2017
    EventsMTB Contest

    Congratulations to the six teams advancing to the final round of the Philips Wearables Challenge. These six finalists will battle it out on stage at The Martin Center at Harvard Medical School on October 26 for the chance to win the $10,000 cash grand prize.

    Winning the Philips Wearables Challenge: One Year Later

    Winning the Philips Wearables Challenge: One Year Later »

    29 Aug, 2017
    Uncategorized

    The 2017 Philips Wearables Challenge is well underway. Teams have begun to submit their novel solutions to predict early signs of patient deterioration in order to prevent hospital readmissions and escalation in care. MedTech Boston caught up with last year’s winner, Harsh Vathsangam of Moving Analytics, to discuss how his company has grown over the last year.

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