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.

    Aging-In-Place Safely: Five Health Tech Products Rethinking Elder Care

    Aging-In-Place Safely: Five Health Tech Products Rethinking Elder Care »

    Innovators in gerontechnology are providing much needed support to overextended caregivers, developing apps, software and wearables aimed at improving the quality of life, health and safety of people aging at home.

    Study Finds Google Glass a Viable Teletoxicology Consult Tool

    Study Finds Google Glass a Viable Teletoxicology Consult Tool »

    “There are very few toxicologists across the United States—I think there are about 500 of us,” says Dr. Chai, who along with his colleagues found that Google Glass could provide a better alternative to the traditional toxicology phone consultation.

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