Top 5 Reads of the Week

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20 May, 2016
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In this week’s MTB Roundup: the honesty problem in Silicon Valley, a damning teledermatology study, the Theranos recall and more…

MIT Professor Leverages Machine Learning to Find Promising Cancer Treatments

MIT Professor Leverages Machine Learning to Find Promising Cancer Treatments »

16 May, 2016
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Dr. Dimitris Bertsimas, professor of operational research at MIT has devised a machine-learning model to help advise patients and doctors about the relative benefits of various combinational chemotherapy treatments, and help researchers predict the toxicity and survivability of new combinations of drugs that have previously not been tried together.

Top 5 Reads of the Week

Top 5 Reads of the Week »

13 May, 2016
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In this week's MTB Roundup: Boston's newest immunotherapy startup, infographics on mental health outcomes and costs, a "second-skin" out of MIT and more...

A Sneak Peek at the Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT

A Sneak Peek at the Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT »

10 May, 2016
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This Thursday, Dr. Jennifer Joe, CEO & Founder at Medstro.com and Editor-in-Chief & Founder at MedTech Boston will be speaking at Health Data Management’s Most Powerful Women in Healthcare IT in Boston.

Imagineering Medicine: Inside Boston Children’s Hospital’s New SIMPed Program

Imagineering Medicine: Inside Boston Children’s Hospital’s New SIMPed Program »

9 May, 2016
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Step onto the 18th floor of 3 Blackfan circle, past the brightly colored reception area, and you’ll find a typical hospital corridor. There is only one thing that differentiates this hallway from any other in the Longwood medical area: none of the patients are real.

Top 5 Reads of the Week

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6 May, 2016
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In this week's roundup: The rise of the all-digital hospital, why we aren't ready for automated surgical robots, why doctors join startups and more...

WEAR Conference, May 24-26

WEAR Conference, May 24-26 »

The WEAR Conference, taking place May 24-26 in Boston, is the longest-running conference dedicated to wearables, smart textiles, material innovation and the business of consumer experience. MedTech Boston readers use discount code WMTB6 for a $150 discount.

Talking Mirrors and Virtual Nurses: Million Dollar Ideas from MIT’s Grand Hack

Talking Mirrors and Virtual Nurses: Million Dollar Ideas from MIT’s Grand Hack »

3 May, 2016
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This year at MIT Hacking Medicine's 2016 Grand Hack, a new group of hopefuls assembled with the aim of leveraging technology to address major problems in healthcare.

Vitamins and Minerals: What Are We Missing? (Part 2 of a 3-Part Series)

Vitamins and Minerals: What Are We Missing? (Part 2 of a 3-Part Series) »

1 May, 2016
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Part 1 of this series described the debate over the role vitamin and mineral supplements (VMS) may play in reducing the risks for various chronic diseases and how many health care professionals and consumers may have lost sight of the main function of vitamins and minerals as essential nutrients. Here in Part 2, we examine the basis for the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs), specific functions of the “gap” nutrients and the possible health consequences of insufficient intakes.

Hacking Medicine Institute’s New App Review Program Helps Patients, Providers Cut Through The Noise

Hacking Medicine Institute’s New App Review Program Helps Patients, Providers Cut Through The Noise »

30 Apr, 2016
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The Hacking Medicine Institute today announced RANKED Health, a program to critically evaluate and rank health-focused applications and connected devices. The program aims to identify both the “best-in-class” apps and those that are potentially dangerous to consumers.

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