Paula Sokolska

Paula Sokolska

    Paula is a freelance science writer and strategic communications associate at Health Leads. Formerly a managing editor at MedTech Boston, she has a B.S. in Journalism from Boston University and has worked with the New England Center for Investigative Reporting, Boston Globe, Social Documentary Network, BU Today and several nonprofit organizations. She can be reached at paula.sokolska@gmail.com.

    SCOTUS Upholds Healthcare Subsidies in ACA Ruling

    SCOTUS Upholds Healthcare Subsidies in ACA Ruling »

    25 Jun, 2015
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    Key provision of the Affordable Care Act upheld in 6 – 3 ruling.

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (June 14, 2015)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (June 14, 2015) »

    14 Jun, 2015
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    UPCOMING EVENTS National Healthcare Innovation Summit June 15 - June 17, 2015 Chicago The Future of Primary Care: Using Technology to Improve Team-Based Care June 16, 2015 Cambridge, Mass. Big Data Gets Personal: Transforming Healthcare in the Age of Wearable Tech June 16, 2015 Cambridge, Mass. Big Data HIT Forum June 18, 2015 New York…
    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (June 7, 2015)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (June 7, 2015) »

    7 Jun, 2015
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    UPCOMING EVENTS Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Final Pitch Competition June 08, 2015 Chicago 2015 NEHI Annual Edit June 11, 2015 Boston National Healthcare Innovation Summit June 15 - June 17, 2015 Chicago The Future of Primary Care: Using Technology to Improve Team-Based Care June 16, 2015 Cambridge, Mass. Big Data Gets Personal: Transforming Healthcare…
    Happening Now on NEJM Group Open Forum

    Happening Now on NEJM Group Open Forum »

    5 Jun, 2015
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    Written in partnership with Medstro Join the online discussion happening now at NEJM Group Open Forum on Medstro, where New England Journal of Medicine authors answer your questions and discuss their research. Happening Now "NEJM CareerCenter Conversations: Giving Back, Working with Underserved Communities" Working with the underserved presents its unique set of challenges and rewards but may not be an…
    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

    5 Jun, 2015
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    We bring you this week’s medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Apple Watch modifies heart rate monitoring due to accuracy concerns When Watch OS 1.0 debuted, the device recorded heart rate every 10 minutes but recently users have taken note (and Apple has confirmed) that’s no longer the case, Digital Trends reports. Achieving accuracy…
    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

    #NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

    29 May, 2015
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    We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. $3 million in Accelerator Program loans awarded by Massachusetts Life Sciences Center The MLSC, an agency implementing the state’s 10-year, $1 billion Life Sciences Initiative, runs the Accelerator Loan Program to de-risk promising start ups. To date, the program has funded over $19.7…
    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (May 31, 2015)

    Upcoming Events in Medical Innovation (May 31, 2015) »

    28 May, 2015
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    UPCOMING EVENTS Health Datapalooza 2015 May 31 - June 03, 2015 Washington, D.C. The 8th Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation (MALSI) Day June 02, 2015 Boston Supplier Quality Management Webinar: Implement it Now or Pay for it Later June 03, 2015 Advancing Behavioral Health through Quality Improvement and Mobile Technology June 03, 2015 2015 Better Health…
    Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Nisarg Patel

    Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Nisarg Patel »

    28 May, 2015
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    Nisarg Patel's Memorandum hopes to foster an ongoing interaction between doctors and patients outside the clinic. When Nisarg Patel spoke with a patient in his medical interviewing class, he found she struggled to remember to take her medications on time--an oversight resulting in a visit to the ER. “I asked her…
    Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Hashim Zaidi

    Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Hashim Zaidi »

    27 May, 2015
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    "End of life care is one particular area with the highest potential for even small interventions to make a big difference," says Hashim Zaidi, a finalist in the Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge. When Hashim Zaidi, MD renewed his driver’s license, one question in the mundane, routine process prompted him to…
    Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Dr. Lolita Alkureishi

    Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Dr. Lolita Alkureishi »

      A finalist in the Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge, Dr. Lolita Alkureishi will participate in a live pitch-off event June 8 at MATTER. Working in outpatient practice transitioning to EHR, Dr. Lolita Alkureishi saw firsthand technology’s often negative impact on patient communication and the visit dynamic. “As a fly on…

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