Alexandra David

Alexandra David

    Alexandra David is a senior at Boston University studying journalism. She was the City Editor of the Daily Free Press and has worked for the IDG News Service and LeadingAge. Her passions include social justice, Boston, and, of course, journalism. Her hobbies include reading (like a good writer) and watching documentaries.

    HBS Startup Helps Patients Negotiate Medical Bills

    HBS Startup Helps Patients Negotiate Medical Bills »

    11 May, 2016
    CompaniesNews

    BillCrew is a platform that connects patients with large medical bills to expert medical billing advocates who review bills, identify errors, assess overcharges, and negotiate with providers.

    The Fight To End the Step 2 CS Exam

    The Fight To End the Step 2 CS Exam »

    15 Apr, 2016
    NewsUncategorized

    The Step 2 CS exam has long been unpopular with medical students. Now, in a movement powered by social media, students, physicians and faculty are fighting to put an end to this costly and arguably redundant clinical skills test.

    With Help From Apple, BIDMC Ramps Up Patient Engagement Efforts

    With Help From Apple, BIDMC Ramps Up Patient Engagement Efforts »

    6 Apr, 2016
    NewsUncategorized

    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is incorporating Apple’s CareKit into its home-monitoring iPhone and iPad app, BIDMC@Home, in an effort to increase patient engagement.

    With a Focus on Mindset and Collaboration, PowerUp Helps Women Achieve Health Goals

    With a Focus on Mindset and Collaboration, PowerUp Helps Women Achieve Health Goals »

    PowerUP Health is turning the traditional approach to health and fitness on its head. Developed by Gain Life, a Harvard Launch Labs company, the platform and connected app is built specifically for women and aims to permanently change their mindset toward health and wellness.

    Boston University Spin-Out Digitizes Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy

    Boston University Spin-Out Digitizes Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy »

    Spun out of Boston University and funded by the Coulter Foundation for Translational Research, Constant Therapy has developed a software platform that aids in the cognitive recovery of patients who have suffered a stroke or TBI.

    MIT Professor Helps Seniors Age at Home Safely with Revolutionary New Device

    MIT Professor Helps Seniors Age at Home Safely with Revolutionary New Device »

    Each year, 2.5 million seniors are treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries. MIT professor Dina Katabi is hoping to change this with a revolutionary new device.

    Boston Chamber of Commerce Expands Reach to the Innovation Community: A Q&A with David Brown

    Boston Chamber of Commerce Expands Reach to the Innovation Community: A Q&A with David Brown »

    22 Feb, 2016
    PeopleUncategorized

    We sat down with the first Vice President of Innovation Leadership for the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce to discuss his plans to support innovation in the city.

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