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.
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.
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.
Impact Pediatric Health Pitch Competition is looking for technologies that deliver solutions specifically created for young patients. Apply today for your chance to pitch how your company is solving unique health care needs of children at SXSW in March of 2017.
At MedTech Boston, we love companies that use technology to reimagine the way physicians are trained. Newcomer Osso VR has developed a surgical training platform that utilizes virtual reality headsets, and is currently validating the efficacy of their first product, which simulates assembling and placing a tibial nail.
The Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge is well underway, and submissions are beginning to roll in. The focus of this year’s challenge is Big Data, and participants are 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.
In recent years, immunotherapy—treatments that activate the body’s immune system to fight disease—have been touted as our most important weapon in the fight to cure cancer. Today, Watson Health announced that it is teaming up with Pfizer to support the discovery of new immunotherapy drugs.
Boston Scientific Competition Seeks Concepts Applying Analytics to Big Data for Better Patient Outcomes »
Boston Scientific announced its second annual Connected Patient Challenge, an online competition to drive meaningful innovations that address complex healthcare challenges. This year’s competition will focus on the role of data analytics and big data.
VOTING BEGINS FOR THE PARTNERS CONNECTED HEALTH FIT MIND CHALLENGE, SEEKING TECHNOLOGY-ENABLED SOLUTIONS FOR AN AGING POPULATION »
The Partners Connected Health Fit Mind Challenge, an online contest seeking technology-enabled solutions that support cognitive function in an aging population, will select four finalists to pitch their ideas on the main stage at the Partners Connected Health Symposium on October 20 in Boston. The Challenge is being sponsored by AARP.
Healthcare hackathon season is upon us! CAMTech kicked things off this past weekend with their Opioid Hackathon at District Hall, and Medstro’s first wave of online innovation challenges is in full swing. The deadline for Philips Wearables & Chronic Care Challenge is less than three weeks away, and so far 14 teams are gunning for the $10k prize. Check out the latest batch of ideas on how to improve the management of patients with chronic care.