Jenni Whalen

Jenni Whalen

    Jenni Whalen is the Executive Assistant of Editorial at Upworthy. She was previously MedTech Boston's Managing Editor and has an MS in Journalism from Boston University, as well as a BA in Psychology from Bucknell University. Whalen has written for Greatist, Boston magazine, AZ Central Healthy Living and the New England Journal of Medicine, among other places. She has also worked as a conference planner, ghost writer, researcher and content developer.

    The Medical Scribe Dilemma

    The Medical Scribe Dilemma »

    8 Jun, 2015
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    The position of medical scribe has been largely created by the EHR industry, but it still carries with it many of the issues that EHRs cause, including questions of security and management. Photo via gpointstudio/Shutterstock. When Alex* graduated from college, he wasn't prepared to apply to medical school right away. He'd…
    Ask the Experts: Is Innovating Within an Academic Medical Center Really Possible?

    Ask the Experts: Is Innovating Within an Academic Medical Center Really Possible? »

    At MedTech Boston, we spend a lot of time thinking - and writing - about the best places for healthcare innovation to occur. Is it within the private sector? Maybe inside an incubator that's funded by a larger organization? Or perhaps healthcare innovation is best catalyzed within an academic medical center. Innovators tend to disagree…
    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (May 24, 2015)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (May 24, 2015) »

    24 May, 2015
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    UPCOMING EVENTS Motion Tracking for Medical Virtual Reality with Polhemus May 27, 2015 Cambridge The Future of Digital Health Conference May 27, 2015 New York Re-work Internet of Things Summit: Boston May 28, 2015 - May 29, 2015 Boston Health Datapalooza 2015 May 31, 2015 - June 03, 2015 Washington The 8th Massachusetts Life Sciences…
    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

    22 May, 2015
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    We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Newton-Based Jana Care Launches Diabetes Management App Jana Care announced this week the launch of a mobile diabetes management solution that allows for coaching, monitoring and shareable data. The app will be used by all 20 centers in the Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialties…
    Philips Moves North American Research Headquarters to Cambridge

    Philips Moves North American Research Headquarters to Cambridge »

    19 May, 2015
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    The consumer electronics company Philips has signed a five year research alliance with MIT, pumping $25 million into healthcare technology and connected lighting research, and moving the company's research headquarters to Cambridge, according to an announcement from the company released this afternoon. Philips representatives say their focus this year has been on pushing the company toward…
    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (May 17, 2015)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (May 17, 2015) »

    17 May, 2015
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    UPCOMING EVENTS Connections: The Premier Connected Home Conference May 19, 2015 - May 21, 2015 Burlingame iHT2 Health IT Summit Boston May 19, 2015 - May 20, 2015 Cambridge Data Visualization Workshops for Healthcare Professionals May 20, 2015 - May 21, 2015 Boston Motion Tracking for Medical Virtual Reality May 27, 2015 Cambridge The Future…
    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

    15 May, 2015
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    1. A Partners Program Lowers Hospital Admissions & Mortality Rates Partners HealthCare Connected Health announced this week that their remote monitoring program for heart failure patients resulted in lower hospitalization and mortality rates (you can see the full results in their study, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research last month). "These findings suggest that our Connected…
    Healthcare Wearables: Thoughts from the Experts on Challenges & Potential Breakthroughs

    Healthcare Wearables: Thoughts from the Experts on Challenges & Potential Breakthroughs »

    We love wearable technology at MedTech Boston. We're constantly reporting on the hottest new trends and the life-changing capabilities of devices like the iThermonitor, embr's Wristify and Google Glass. We're even helping with Medstro's Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge, which will culminate in a live pitch-off in Boston this April. But the use of wearable…
    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (May 10, 2015)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (May 10, 2015) »

    10 May, 2015
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    UPCOMING EVENTS MedTech Boston's 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators Awards Ceremony May 13, 2015 Boston Connections: The Premier Connected Home Conference May 19, 2015 - May 21, 2015 Burlingame iHT2 Health IT Summit Boston May 19, 2015 - May 20, 2015 Cambridge Data Visualization Workshops for Healthcare Professionals May 20, 2015 - May 21, 2015…
    Medstro Jumps to Third Most Popular Physician Social Network

    Medstro Jumps to Third Most Popular Physician Social Network »

    8 May, 2015
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    Medstro, the social network for physicians and MedTech Boston's sister company, announced today that they had become the third most popular social network for physicians in the U.S., with a 650 percent increase in traffic and engagement in the last six months. Launched only twelve months ago, Medstro has grown exponentially and, as of April 15,…

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