“Connected Health Conference” Brings Together Innovators in Wearables, VR, Apps, and Other Technologies »
Clinicians, entrepreneurs, policy makers, technologists, and investors with an interest in connected medical technologies will converge at Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center from October 25-27 at the 2017 “Connected Health Conference”. This year’s conference will focus on one of the hottest topics facing healthcare – and society – today: Healthy aging and how connected approaches support health across the decades.
As a 22-year old college graduate and Fulbright Scholar in in Bogotá, Colombia, Griffin Daughtridgeused his undergraduate degrees in Biology and Spanish from the University of North Carolina to help develop a hepatitis B (HBV) vaccination program.
Neurable’s machine learning software could soon control everything from virtual reality (VR) experiences for gamers to augmented reality (AR) solutions for the military.
“If you’re a healthcare innovator with an idea for solving a problem that affects the rehab community, let’s talk. Spaulding’s open for business,” says Boston’s Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital’s Dr. David Binder. He leads their innovation team and wants everyone to know about their newly energized, hospital-wide commitment to internal and external innovation.
Coming off a $100k first-place win at last week’s MassChallenge Awards, Adhesys Medical’s Alex Schueller is excited about reinventing how wounds and cuts are closed by surgeons, police and paramedics, and military personnel. One day, we may even see their technology in home and office first aid kits.
Governor Charlie Baker’s excited about Massachusetts’ leadership role in healthcare innovation—and he wants everyone to know it. Speaking last Wednesday at the annual Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit, Baker told the gathering of senior investors, business leaders, and clinicians that Boston and Massachusetts are widely viewed as the “epicenter of the next generation of healthcare innovation.”
On Wednesday evening, seven healthcare startups—part of a larger group of 26 finalists in the 2016 Boston MassChallenge—competed for $1.5 million in cash prizes and national recognition at the program’s gala awards ceremony.