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.

    Conference Forum Events in Boston to Focus on Clinical Trial Innovation

    Conference Forum Events in Boston to Focus on Clinical Trial Innovation »

    At The Conference Forum events in September and October, speakers will focus on ways to decrease clinical trial costs. Photo via flourine wiki. If you’re interested in disruptive innovations in clinical trials or drug delivery, Boston is prime real-estate. That's why The Conference Forum will be hosting four major events in…
    Primary Care Change Agents: HMS Fellows Push for Innovation

    Primary Care Change Agents: HMS Fellows Push for Innovation »

    19 Aug, 2014
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    Harvard Medical School, photo via flickr. Each year, the Innovation Fellows program at Harvard Medical School's Center for Primary Care selects doctors to focus on one of America's biggest healthcare puzzles: primary care. The fellows create communities of clinician innovators and mentors, promote cross-disciplinary collaborations, and lead innovations in diabetes, depression management,…
    Google Glass in the NICU: Stephanie Shine’s Medical Mission

    Google Glass in the NICU: Stephanie Shine’s Medical Mission »

    18 Aug, 2014
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    Google Glass could allow parents to track their NICU babies' progress from afar, lowering depression and anxiety. Photo via NICU Wiki. When Stephanie Shine, a Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) nurse, delivered her son Samuel 3.5 months before his intended due date, he weighed 1 pound, 2 ounces. She delivered him…
    “Putting Care in Context” Winners Attack Health Hurdles

    “Putting Care in Context” Winners Attack Health Hurdles »

    18 Aug, 2014
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    Share4Care won second place in the "Putting Care in Context" challenge. The California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF), MadPow, and Health 2.0 announced the winners of their "Putting Care in Context" design challenge last week. The challenge sought innovative ideas that might help patients take an active role in sharing their health struggles and…
    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (August 16, 2014)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (August 16, 2014) »

    16 Aug, 2014
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        Massachusetts Medical Society Annual PPRC Talks: Topics in Practice Management September 09, 2014 Waltham Executing Global Clinical Trials September 10, 2014 Boston Mobile and Clinical Trials September 10, 2014 Boston Pri-Med East Annual Conference September 11, 2014 - September 14, 2014 Boston Disruptive Innovations to Advance Clinical Trials September 11, 2014 - September…
    ID-Cap: Medication Adherence Gets a New Spin

    ID-Cap: Medication Adherence Gets a New Spin »

    ID-Cap, an eTect product. Photo provided. Medication adherence can be a huge issue for doctors and patients. Once a doctor prescribes a medication, how does he or she know if the patient has actually taken it? Or even if the right patient has taken it? Right now, it's impossible to access this kind of…
    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (August 10, 2014)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (August 10, 2014) »

    10 Aug, 2014
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    Codeathon 2014 August 15, 2014 - August 17, 2014 New York Executing Global Clinical Trials September 10, 2014 Boston Mobile and Clinical Trials September 10, 2014 Boston Disruptive Innovations to Advance Clinical Trials September 11, 2014 - September 12, 2014 Boston Direct Primary Care (DPC) Exchange & Pri-Med InLight EHR Lounge September 12, 2014 -…
    Want To Be Our Events & Editorial Intern?

    Want To Be Our Events & Editorial Intern? »

    8 Aug, 2014
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    Are you trying to break into the healthcare field? Like writing about innovation, Boston and medicine? Want to play with Google Glass? Still looking for a fall internship? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you've come to the right place... MedTech Boston is looking for a Fall Events & Editorial Intern. As our…
    Q&A: Jonathan Bush, Athenahealth President & Author

    Q&A: Jonathan Bush, Athenahealth President & Author »

    Jonathan Bush, author of "Where Does It Hurt?" Photo provided by Bush. Jonathan Bush is the Chief Executive, President and Chairman of athenahealth, a healthcare information technology company. He recently stepped into the limelight by publishing a book titled Where Does it Hurt?: An Entrepreneur's Guide to Fixing Health Care, and…
    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (August 3, 2014)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (August 3, 2014) »

    3 Aug, 2014
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      CODE BLACK: Life and Death in LA County's Trauma Bay - a documentary by Dr. Ryan McGarry August 01, 2014 - August 09, 2014 Boston 4th Annual Summer Social and Lightning Pitch Event! August 04, 2014 Waltham Codeathon 2014 August 15, 2014 - August 17, 2014 New York Executing Global Clinical Trials September 10,…

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