Amy Pollard

Amy Pollard

    Amy Pollard is a candidate for the MA in Communication and International Relations at Boston University. Her interest in health care began with her first trip to Tanzania, where she volunteered at a medical dispensary in a rural village and saw firsthand how access to health care impacts patients. She’s excited to learn about health care technology in Boston. She’s originally from Seattle and holds a B.A. in English from Saint Martin’s University. When she’s not writing, she’s probably drinking coffee, making tacos or watching Parks and Rec. Follow her @amyannexu.

    CAMTech Uganda Hackathon, Day 3: The Winners

    CAMTech Uganda Hackathon, Day 3: The Winners »

    28 Aug, 2017
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    Day three recap of CAMTech Uganda’s 5th annual hackathon in Mbarara, Uganda. CAMTech Uganda hackathon delves into challenges for neonatal and maternal care.

    CAMTech Uganda Hackathon, Day Two: Hacking Solutions

    CAMTech Uganda Hackathon, Day Two: Hacking Solutions »

    27 Aug, 2017
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    Day two recap of CAMTech Uganda’s 5th annual hackathon in Mbarara, Uganda. CAMTech Uganda hackathon delves into challenges for neonatal and maternal care.

    CAMTech Uganda Hackathon, Day One: Neonatal and Maternal Care

    CAMTech Uganda Hackathon, Day One: Neonatal and Maternal Care »

    25 Aug, 2017
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    Day one recap of CAMTech Uganda’s 5th-annual hackathon in Mbarara, Uganda. CAMTech Uganda hackathon delves into challenges for neonatal and maternal care.

    Pipelines and silos: minorities struggle to access Boston’s startup ecosystem

    Pipelines and silos: minorities struggle to access Boston’s startup ecosystem »

    21 Aug, 2017
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    There are pipelines and initiatives in place. But entrepreneurs from underrepresented minorities still struggle to access Boston’s startup ecosystem.

    Pulse@MassChallenge Launch Reveals New Partners, $100 Application Fee

    Pulse@MassChallenge Launch Reveals New Partners, $100 Application Fee »

    10 Aug, 2017
    News

    The PULSE@MassChallenge application launch ushered in key changes, including new corporate partners and a $100 application fee.

    3DHeals event explores 3D printing in healthcare

    3DHeals event explores 3D printing in healthcare »

    In the world of health tech, 3D printing may not get as much buzz as robotics or machine learning. But that’s something 3DHeals wants to change. Its first-ever Boston event on Aug. 3 focused on 3D printing and its challenges and opportunities for healthcare.

    Nightingale Apps completes beta version of app for nurses

    Nightingale Apps completes beta version of app for nurses »

    4 Aug, 2017
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    Nightingale Apps has just completed the beta version of an app for nurses. Now it has its sights set on a pilot.

    EHR notification platform lands contract with Brigham and Women’s

    EHR notification platform lands contract with Brigham and Women’s »

    20 Jul, 2017
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    Herald Health is finalizing a contract with Brigham and Women's after a 9-month pilot. The startup has positioned itself to be Brigham's latest investment in digital health innovation.

    Medicaid cuts threaten app for recovering opioid users

    Medicaid cuts threaten app for recovering opioid users »

    Hey,Charlie is an app that seeks to help people recovering from opioid addiction rebuild their social networks. But as the possibility of Medicaid cuts looms, the startup is weighing its options for funding and survival.

    CareAcademy closing $1.5 million seed round

    CareAcademy closing $1.5 million seed round »

    CareAcademy, a member of Techstars Boston’s newest cohort, is closing its seed round at $1.5 million. The company provides online video training for caregivers across the country.

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