Pamela Bump

Pamela Bump

    Pamela Bump is a candidate for the Master of Science in Media Ventures at Boston University. After receiving a B.A. for a dual major in Journalism and Communication Studies from Keene State College in 2014, she became the Web Editor and Social Media Expert at Taste for Life Magazine, an alternative health publication. She then served as Copy Editor at The Keene Sentinel, a daily newspaper in Keene, N.H. While editing daily city news and designing pages for print, she also managed, edited, and contributed to a weekly health section.As a Media Ventures student with a passion for health journalism, Pamela hopes to use her time at MedTech to expand storytelling skills, while learning about leadership and innovation in the media-startup industry.

    Resources and Information for the Boston Area

    Resources and Information for the Boston Area »

    If you’re building a startup in the Boston area, or just want to learn more about the medtech industry, this list of resources is perfect for you.

    This Year’s Disruptive Dozen at the World Medical Innovation Forum

    This Year’s Disruptive Dozen at the World Medical Innovation Forum »

    This year’s World Medical Innovation Forum concluded with a panel discussing the “Disruptive Dozen:” 12 technology spaces that could improve cardiovascular health.

    PARTNERS CONNECTED HEALTH LAUNCHES 2017 CONNECTED HEALTH INNOVATION CHALLENGE

    PARTNERS CONNECTED HEALTH LAUNCHES 2017 CONNECTED HEALTH INNOVATION CHALLENGE »

    8 May, 2017
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    Partners Connected Health has launched the 2017 Partners Connected Health Innovation Challenge (CHIC) following a successful pilot last year. The Challenge was created to accelerate the development of disruptive, patient-centric and connected health solutions, from Partners' employees and clinical faculty, to radically improve the lives of patients.

    Tomorrow’s Medical Technologies on Display at Northeastern’s Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo

    Tomorrow’s Medical Technologies on Display at Northeastern’s Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo »

    Medicine is your profession. Preserving life, your practice and passion. With minimal margin for error, you need access to the best resources — knowledge of the most advanced research. Visit Northeastern University’s premier Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE) and peer into the future of medicine. Where technologies and research from the frontiers of nanomedicine,…
    A New VR Experience Could Help Isolated Elders Reconnect

    A New VR Experience Could Help Isolated Elders Reconnect »

    22 Mar, 2017
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    With the help of one Boston-based startup, elders suffering from dementia or isolation could attend a concert or even sit atop Mount Everest without ever leaving their homes. Rendever, founded by students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan Business School, aims to fight isolation and cognitive issues encountered in old age by allowing users to view or describe entertaining virtual-reality experiences.

    Virtual Reality Service For Elders Wins Grand Prize at Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference

    Virtual Reality Service For Elders Wins Grand Prize at Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference »

    14 Mar, 2017
    CompaniesEvents

    Earlier this month at the student-run Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference pitch competition, eight teams vied for a $25,000 grand prize by pitching their tech alternatives to costly health solutions. Rendever, team led by two MIT Sloan School of Management students, took first place for its mission to aid dementia patients with virtual reality.

    Boston-Based Startup TYME Focuses On Helping Athletes Monitor And Optimize Healthy Performance

    Boston-Based Startup TYME Focuses On Helping Athletes Monitor And Optimize Healthy Performance »

    As athletes in the Boston-area begin training for spring’s sporting events, a variety of apps and products can help them track their health and performance. One of these Boston-based fitness options, TYME Wear, offers a shirt which allows athletes to monitor breathing patterns as they work out.

    BrainRobotics To Release “Affordable” Mind-Controlled Prosthesis

    BrainRobotics To Release “Affordable” Mind-Controlled Prosthesis »

    New and affordable mind-controlled prosthesis could be on the way for upper-limb amputees, as Somerville-based BrainRobotics plans to unveil a non-invasive artificial arm this year.

    Built By Skeptics For Skeptics: 10% Happier Aims For “Realistic” Mindfulness Goals

    Built By Skeptics For Skeptics: 10% Happier Aims For “Realistic” Mindfulness Goals »

    9 Feb, 2017
    Uncategorized

    While some businesses in the self-help industry attempt to sell unrealistic amounts of happiness, one Boston-based mindfulness app aims to make its users just ten-percent happier.

    Is There An App For That? Experts Talk Digital Strategies of Mental Health and Wellness

    Is There An App For That? Experts Talk Digital Strategies of Mental Health and Wellness »

    2 Feb, 2017
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    Smartphones have tracked steps and heartbeats, but now, experts are trying to see if they can track—and possibly ease—the mind. The Harvard School of Public Health has teamed up with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Digital Psychiatry Program to develop apps that investigate how smartphone technology could be used for mental health treatment.

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