Over the course of the 20th century, the average lifespan of people across the globe dramatically increased. With this increase, many in the medical field have been asking — how do we keep the quality of people’s lives higher as they age? One company, Boston-based LineHealth, is trying to solve the problem by uncomplicating people’s pill regimens with a streamlined device that makes remembering to take your medicine simple.
Submissions are currently open for the next Psychiatry Innovation Lab, which will be hosted at the American Psychiatric Association’s [APA] conference in Washington DC on October 8th. This is the second iteration of the Psychiatry Innovation Lab, which aims to identify and accelerate new ideas for changing mental health care delivery.
Face it Together Health is putting their HIPPA compliant AXIS Recovery Platform—which currently enables SMS, email, and telephone communication between counselors and addiction patients— into the hands of addiction treatment providers.
While most industries are gunning to compete in the experience economy—where a company’s success is measured by how memorable or positive the service they provided was to the consumer—healthcare is one of the few that’s been reluctant to adopt a consumer-centric model. Boston-based Docent Health is looking to change that.
Boston-based company RecoverMe aims to get injured employees back to work faster with software that guides users through recovery.
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MassChallenge finalist BrainCo has developed a device that uses neurofeedback training to improve the efficiency of the brain.
Waltham-based Digital Cognition Technologies has developed a method to detect cognitive diseases before patients show debilitating symptoms.
MIT Media Lab spinout Affectiva has built an emotion-aware AI platform that has many potential uses in healthcare.