Leah D'Sa

    Leah D’Sa is a Junior studying Writing, Literature, and Publishing at Emerson College. She is currently a copyeditor for the school newspaper the Berkeley Beacon as well as Poetry Editor for the literary magazine the Emerson Review. She is looking to begin her career with health technology writing as she seeks to combine her lifelong love of writing and science.

    The Top 4 Telehealth Companies

    The Top 4 Telehealth Companies »

    27 Mar, 2018
    Companies

    Business meetings, educational courses and long-distance relationships can all be easier facilitated through the use of the internet and a webcam. Physician consulting is no different; telemedicine now promises to remotely diagnose and treat patients by means of telecommunication technology. While there are some drawbacks, including difficulty in properly physically assessing patients, patients can now access physicians across the country and receive medical opinions that would otherwise require a flight and other extraneous measures.

    The Top 6 Population Health Management Startups

    The Top 6 Population Health Management Startups »

    20 Mar, 2018
    CompaniesNews
    The concept of pre-emptively caring for patients before an acute condition escalates into an expensive and risky procedure is not a new idea; yet, patients are often treated for their illnesses at the point of serious intervention. This is largely because physician have lacked the ability to gather and analyze important patient data.   But…
    Join us at Health Care Innovations & Investment Summit, April 29-May 2 in DC!

    Join us at Health Care Innovations & Investment Summit, April 29-May 2 in DC! »

    14 Mar, 2018
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    The Summit will connect digital health venture capitalists, corporate VCs, angel investors, technology transfer professionals, senior executives of early stage and emerging growth companies, digital health incubators, accelerators and premier service providers. Whether you are an investor seeking access to new, early or growth stage deals, or a CEO or Founder of a new venture looking for funding, visibility and growth, Health Care Innovations & Investment Summit is one event you would not want to miss.

    Top 4 Digital Health Startups Using the Internet of Things

    Top 4 Digital Health Startups Using the Internet of Things »

    13 Mar, 2018
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    As healthcare becomes more and more digitized, connected devices are becoming better integrated into daily clinical practice. Robbie Greenglass, an investor at Waterline Ventures who focuses on early stage health tech ventures, says “the ability to connect to and gather data from patients is critical to advancing how we develop new therapies and treat chronic illnesses. We expect this connectivity as consumers, and now IoT is revolutionizing how we deliver care.”

    The Top 5 AI In Healthcare Startups

    The Top 5 AI In Healthcare Startups »

    5 Mar, 2018
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    Artificial Intelligence in healthcare is one of the biggest technological advances in medicine thus far. Healthcare providers are currently experiencing a colossal overload of data; yet, sifting through the all the information necessary on a time budget to make a data-based decision without machine learning is almost impossible. Here are the Top 5 AI In Healthcare companies who try to fix this dilemma:

    The Top 7 Virtual Reality Digital Health Companies

    The Top 7 Virtual Reality Digital Health Companies »

    26 Feb, 2018
    CompaniesNews
    Virtual reality in medicine is certainly a hot trend at the moment, with the global market for VR in healthcare expected to reach 3.8 billion by 2020. Dr. Justin Barad, orthopedic surgeon and Founder and CEO of startup Osso VR, thinks that virtual reality offers an approach to surgical training that the antiquated method of…
    LaunchPad Medical Sends Bone Adhesive to the International Space Station

    LaunchPad Medical Sends Bone Adhesive to the International Space Station »

    22 Jan, 2018
    CompaniesNews

    Research done by NASA suggests that astronauts lose up to 2% bone mass per month in space. This is because of low level of force exerted on the skeleton in low-gravity conditions. However, research currently being conducted at the International Space Station with an idea from the Mass Challenge Alumnus LaunchPad Medical could soon be the answer to the bone density loss crisis affecting astronauts.

    C- Sweetener Matches Mentoring Pairs for Women to Enter the C- Suite

    C- Sweetener Matches Mentoring Pairs for Women to Enter the C- Suite »

    12 Dec, 2017
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    Entrepreneur Lisa Serwin believes that a lack of women leadership is bad for the industry. “If you think of patients in healthcare systems as consumers, as your customers, to not have the majority of your customer pool represented at your executive table is a huge loss,” she explains. “It’s a huge miss in the healthcare industry.” That’s why she founded C- Sweetener, a non-profit online platform based in San Francisco that matches vetted mentors in the healthcare industry with female mentees aspiring to break into the C-Suite. Serwin, who has held multiple C-Suite positions says, “We really just want to change the conversation. We wanted to stop talking and start doing.”

    Pixm Develops AI Cybersecurity Against Phishing

    Pixm Develops AI Cybersecurity Against Phishing »

    3 Dec, 2017
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    Pixm is backed by some well-known cybersecurity and former NSA leaders and has developed an AI computer-vision based technology to detect zero-day phishing attacks in real-time. Pixm’s AI anti-phishing software runs on all devices protecting users from these phishing attacks at the point of click. Buduri explains, “Whenever you open a phishing link in your browser, our software performs visual and spatial analysis, determines if it’s a phishing attack, and shuts it down inside your browser in real-time, all within one second.”

    Random Forest AI Technology Improves Breast Cancer Detection Rates

    Random Forest AI Technology Improves Breast Cancer Detection Rates »

    15 Nov, 2017
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    Yedidia is optimistic about the future of AI and curing breast cancer. “It seems likely to me that AI is potentially very helpful for solving breast cancer. A lot of breast cancer is looking at images for tiny details that maybe humans aren’t necessarily good enough at noticing. A human might have trouble taking all these tiny details into account, but a computer can do it without a problem.

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