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.

    Cloud-Based Platform Streamlines Prescription Process For Specialty Drugs

    Cloud-Based Platform Streamlines Prescription Process For Specialty Drugs »

    14 Mar, 2016
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    ZappRx has developed a cloud-based platform that streamlines prescribing specialty medications and increases speed-to-therapy for the patients that rely on them.

    MassChallenge Digital Health Accelerator, HealthCare Angel Funding Up, Unregulated Health Apps and More….

    MassChallenge Digital Health Accelerator, HealthCare Angel Funding Up, Unregulated Health Apps and More…. »

    11 Mar, 2016
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    Welcome to the Friday Roundup, your one-stop-shop for the health-tech news everyone is reading.

    The Friday Roundup: Digital Health Hype, Dana-Farber’s New CEO, Boston’s Health-Tech Wages Jump and More…

    The Friday Roundup: Digital Health Hype, Dana-Farber’s New CEO, Boston’s Health-Tech Wages Jump and More… »

    4 Mar, 2016
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    We scour the headlines so you don’t have to!

    MIT Alum Develops Sensor to Help Athletes Monitor Hard Hits

    MIT Alum Develops Sensor to Help Athletes Monitor Hard Hits »

    Ben Harvatine has developed the Jolt Sensor, a device that monitors hard hits on the field and helps athletes make informed decisions about returning to play.

    Fever Finder Named Winner of the Global Cancer Innovation Hackathon at MGH

    Fever Finder Named Winner of the Global Cancer Innovation Hackathon at MGH »

    Fever Finder developed a simple and cost effective way for nurses in understaffed pediatric oncology wards to easily monitor patients for fevers, a common symptom of sepsis.

    HBS Precision Trials Challenge: Submit For Your Chance To Win $50,000

    HBS Precision Trials Challenge: Submit For Your Chance To Win $50,000 »

    27 Feb, 2016
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    The Health Care Initiative at Harvard Business School wants ideas on how to bring diagnostics and therapies to market faster by reinventing the clinical trials process. Are you up for the challenge?

    Judges Unanimously Vote WatchRx Winner of the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge

    Judges Unanimously Vote WatchRx Winner of the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge »

    WatchRx is an all-in-one device dedicated to helping seniors age at home safely by combining a medication management system with a personal emergency response system (PERS) in one easy-to-use wearable.

    A New Weapon in the Battle Against Cancer

    A New Weapon in the Battle Against Cancer »

    A new Cambridge-based company hopes to leverage the body's inter-cellular deliver system for cancer diagnosis and treatment.

    How MD Anderson Plans to Democratize Specialists’ Expertise

    How MD Anderson Plans to Democratize Specialists’ Expertise »

    With the help of IBM’s Watson Health, the Oncology Expert Advisor is leveraging clinicians’ knowledge, connected analytics, telemedicine and cognitive computing to reimagine a distributed healthcare system.

    With Help from Hollywood, BCH Program Revamps Surgical Trainers

    With Help from Hollywood, BCH Program Revamps Surgical Trainers »

    But this isn’t the first time the hospital’s SIMPeds program has pioneered patient simulation–and likely won’t be the last.

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