The Atlantic’s inaugural Boston healthcare summit brought three startup execs together in a health tech panel on June 13. The panelists explored the future of health tech and its impact on the healthcare system.
MGH researcher Ryan Carroll and a global team of innovators have developed a low-cost Continuous Positive Airway Pressure device that could save lives in Uganda and India. The team partnered with medtech hardware company Lattice Innovations last month to further develop the machine and prepare for scale up.
Boston-based startup Nutrimedy connects patients and registered dietitians for virtual nutrition counseling. Its innovative approach to telenutrition landed it a coveted spot in the MassChallenge accelerator, which will begin this month.
An award-winning startup from last year’s opioid hackathon seeks to save lives and fight stigma in the opioid epidemic, which claimed nearly 2,000 lives in Massachusetts last year. Backed by the General Electric Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital, We Are Allies is creating a website with resources about the epidemic and equipping citizen volunteers with naloxone—an approach that is sparking interest in Boston and beyond.
Last weekend’s MIT Grand Hack brought entrepreneurs in health, business and tech together to solve health care’s most pressing problems.