Krina Patel

Krina Patel

    Krina Patel is a writer/illustrator and educator committed to building provider-patient relationships. Dr. Patel’s doctoral research on the body and cognition at Harvard University and her experience adopting and promoting technology in education brings her to her current work in the health and technology sector. Follow her on Twitter, @positivelylearn.

    Where Are the Wearables?

    Where Are the Wearables? »

    9 Nov, 2015
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    Wearable activity tracking devices spew a wealth of health data, but are wearables and similar apps here to stay or just a flash in the pan? Several sessions at Partners Healthcare 12th Annual Connected Health Symposium addressed the competing hopes and doubts about the technology.

    The Uber-ization, Yelp-ification and FitBit-ting of Healthcare

    The Uber-ization, Yelp-ification and FitBit-ting of Healthcare »

    IoT is changing the ways we work, travel, entertain and get entertained–indeed the way we live. So what will an Io(Healthy)T look like? Experts from various fields discuss examples of IoT from other industries that could majorly impact healthcare.

    3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Wins James Dyson Award

    3D Printed Prosthetic Hand Wins James Dyson Award »

    The low-cost, open-sourced design rides wave of prosthetics “revolution”

    3D Printing in Healthcare: Promises and Challenges

    3D Printing in Healthcare: Promises and Challenges »

    28 Apr, 2015
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    Prosthetic arms from e-Nabling the Future. Photo by Krina Patel. The  INSIDE 3D PRINTING conference, held at the Jacob Javits Center in NYC from April 15 – 17, 2015, offered insights into the positive inroads 3D printing has made in various areas of health care, including tissue generation, mechanical prosthetics, implants and…
    Translating Ideas into Action at the MGH Healthcare Transformation Lab

    Translating Ideas into Action at the MGH Healthcare Transformation Lab »

    9 Apr, 2015
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    From left to right, Dr. Eric Isselbacher, Julia Jackson, Dr. Maulik Majmudar. Photo by Gordon Webster, New England Images. “Change is inevitable - and it's happening at a rapid pace,” says Dr. Eric Isselbacher, founder and Director of the Healthcare Transformation Laboratory at theMGH Corrigan Minehan Heart Center. "We need to…
    Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration

    Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration »

    2 Jan, 2015
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    **Source: Arthur C. Clarke, Profiles of the Future: An inquiry into the limits of the possible
    Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration

    Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration »

    19 Dec, 2014
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    **Source: Johnson, Steven. Where Good Ideas Come From: The natural history of innovation.
    Stop Ebola Hackathon: Meet the Winners

    Stop Ebola Hackathon: Meet the Winners »

    17 Dec, 2014
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    Ebola supplies at the 2014 CAMTech Stop Ebola Hackathon. All photos by Krina Patel. “None of us is as smart as all of us,” said Elizabeth Bailey, Director of CAMTech, summarizing the spirit of the Stop Ebola Hackathon with a Japanese proverb and looking out at an audience of 119 multi-disciplinary professionals…
    Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration

    Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration »

    12 Dec, 2014
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    *Source: Dr. Kvedar's Keynote @ the mHealth Summit.
    Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration

    Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration »

    5 Dec, 2014
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      *Source: Michael E. Porter, Bishop William Lawrence University Professor, Forum on Healthcare Innovation 2012 Report, 5 Imperatives: Addressing Healthcare Innovation Challenge

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