Top 5 Reads of the Week

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29 Apr, 2016
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In this week's MTB Roundup, cancer funding influx has researchers worried, a New Yorker exposé on the abuse of mentally ill inmates, Augmedix's goal to "rehumanize" the doctor patient relationship and more...

April Funding Roundup

April Funding Roundup »

29 Apr, 2016
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April is coming to a close, so it's time for our Monthly Funding Roundup! Here are the deals in health tech funding that you need to know about.

The 12 Technologies That Will Revolutionize Cancer Care

The 12 Technologies That Will Revolutionize Cancer Care »

27 Apr, 2016
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On the final day of the World Medical Innovation Forum, Partners Healthcare announced selections for its "Disruptive Dozen," the 12 technologies poised to revolutionize cancer care over the next decade.

For Greg Simon, Cancer Innovation Requires Reform

For Greg Simon, Cancer Innovation Requires Reform »

Executive director of the Cancer Moonshot Taskforce, Greg Simon, spoke about the need for sweeping reform in the fight against cancer at the World Medical Innovation Forum on Monday: “We have to build the biggest engine of reform in human history to break out of the bureaucratic gravity that has kept our system in 1950’s thinking when it’s the 21st century.”

Top 5 Reads of the Week

Top 5 Reads of the Week »

22 Apr, 2016
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In this week's MTB Roundup, drones deliver blood to remote areas in Rwanda, the reproducibility crisis hampering cancer research, experimental TMS therapy in patients with autism and more...

Akili Developing Video Game Therapy for Cognitive Disorders

Akili Developing Video Game Therapy for Cognitive Disorders »

Boston’s own Akili is developing software-based cognitive therapeutics for patients suffering from ADHD, higher functioning autism, Alzheimer’s, depression and traumatic brain injury.

Top 5 Reads of the Week

Top 5 Reads of the Week »

15 Apr, 2016
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In this week's MTB Roundup: Implantable tech allows paralyzed man to regain movement, tech billionaire donates $250m to cancer research, the WHO prioritizes international mental healthcare and more...

Mad*Pow Announces New Center for Health Experience Design

Mad*Pow Announces New Center for Health Experience Design »

Last week during her keynote at the HXR conference in the Boston Seaport, Mad*Pow Chief Experience Officer Amy Cueva announced the agency’s newest healthcare initiative: The Center for Health Experience Design.

Top 5 Reads of the Week

Top 5 Reads of the Week »

8 Apr, 2016
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In this week's MedTech Roundup, Verily comes under fire (again), TechStars announces its inaugural class, and digital health funding is stronger than ever.

Hacking Zika: Solving for an International Health Threat

Hacking Zika: Solving for an International Health Threat »

It’s Sunday morning at MGH’s Richard B. Simches Research Center, where small groups sit huddled around laptops and empty coffee cups, bleary-eyed from a late night of working to address the public health threat that has dominated headlines for the past 3 months. MedTech Boston reports on the CAMTech and MGH Zika Hackathon.

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