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.

    Ask the Experts: Startup Advice

    Ask the Experts: Startup Advice »

    We all have great ideas about improving healthcare. But what does it take to actually implement these ideas - to turn them from a dose of midnight inspiration into a full-fledged, financially stable, investor-backed company? On April 23, 2015, four healthcare entrepreneurs will convene to answer exactly this question at Google's Cambridge headquarters. As part of…
    Changing the Cancer Care Paradigm: Team OnClass Heads to Google Cambridge

    Changing the Cancer Care Paradigm: Team OnClass Heads to Google Cambridge »

    14 Apr, 2015
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    Team Members (L to R): Sameer Massand, Ajay Kohli, Maxwell Henderson, Sarah Foster, Katja Engetschwiler, Trevor Heins, Benjamin Ehrlich, Jacob Zeitzew, Anita Ramoliya, Ajit Kohli "Few moments can be tougher for patients than receiving a diagnosis of cancer," says Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge finalist Ajay Kohli. "As clinicians, we want…
    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (April 12, 2015)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (April 12, 2015) »

    12 Apr, 2015
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    UPCOMING EVENTS RoboUniverse Conference & Expo April 11, 2015 - April 13, 2015 New York HIMSS 2015 Annual Conference April 12, 2015 - April 16, 2015 Chicago HX360 - DISCOUNT CODE AVAILABLE April 13, 2015 - April 14, 2015 Chicago Inside 3D Printing April 15, 2015 - April 17, 2015 New York Nursing Forum 2015…
    Meet Google Wearables Challenge Finalists Courtney Hill & Allison Arensman

    Meet Google Wearables Challenge Finalists Courtney Hill & Allison Arensman »

    Courtney Hill, MD, and Allison Arensman, MD, met as interns and have shared a love for healthcare innovation ever since. So when they saw Medstro's Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge, applying was almost a no brainer. Courtney Hill studies Head & Neck surgery. Hill is a fourth year Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery…
    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

    10 Apr, 2015
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    1. Costs of Care Launches Story Contest Every year, the non-profit value-based care organization Costs of Care holds an essay contest inviting patients, clinicians and students to share real stories about the successes and failures of healthcare affordability. Why? "Ultimately, no amount of regulating, reorganizing or otherwise reforming the healthcare system will successfully contain costs unless…
    NeuroLaunch to Expand to Boston

    NeuroLaunch to Expand to Boston »

    8 Apr, 2015
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    In their first batch, Atlanta-based neuroscience accelerator NeuroLaunch mentored six companies, which have now raised more than $4 million collectively. "We hit our milestones," says Jordan Amadio, the co-founder of NeuroLaunch and a fourth year neurosurgery resident at Emory University School of Medicine. "We attracted the right kind of energy, mentors and investors." Now, Amadio…
    Ask the Experts: Fitness Trackers

    Ask the Experts: Fitness Trackers »

    As the managing editor of this website, I write about wearable tech almost every day. And at some point last year, I started to notice that I was the only one of my colleagues without some sort of tracking band on my wrist. Was I missing out? I figured that I should probably be practicing what I…
    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (April 5, 2015)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (April 5, 2015) »

    5 Apr, 2015
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    UPCOMING EVENTS Advances in Cancer Diagnostics and Therapy April 06, 2015 Waltham Xconomy Forum: What's Hot in Boston Biotech April 08, 2015 Cambridge Forge Health Innovation Challenge 2015 April 10, 2015 - April 12, 2015 Decatur Wearables, Big Data, and Healthcare Innovation April 10, 2015 Cambridge RoboUniverse Conference & Expo April 11, 2015 - April…
    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

    3 Apr, 2015
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    We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Medisafe Integrates BioFeedback Medisafe, a global medication management program based out of Boston, will now allow patients to track and correlate their adherence directly with health outcomes. The company is hopeful that this will help users visualize how taking medication or missing a…
    WHPC Finalist Mark Hoffman Talks Temperature Regulation & Innovation Inspiration

    WHPC Finalist Mark Hoffman Talks Temperature Regulation & Innovation Inspiration »

    3 Apr, 2015
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    Dr. Mark Hoffman, third from right, with members of his team. Photo provided. When Mark Hoffman, PhD, the director of the Center for Health Insights at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, proposed that the Raiing Medical iThermonitor could be used to study baseline “normal” body temperatures, he believed that he was on to something…

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