UMass-Boston alumnus and Massachusetts native Robert Schultz developed an unorthodox MBA course called MGT655 Healthcare Innovation to immerse students in Boston’s dynamic, vibrant life science ecosystem.
The Astellas C3 Prize, launched last April at the World Medical Innovation Forum, culminated at Stanford Medicine X where finalists presented their cancer care innovations. OnComfort was announced as the Grand Prize winner, while Prostmate and Litebook named as First Prize winners. Robert Schultz recently sat down with one of the C3 Prize judges Robert Herjavec of Shark Tank and Dancing with the Stars fame to talk about why he got involved with the Astellas initiative, and why these technologies are so important to him personally.
Earlier this month at the BioPharm America conference, the industry tipped its hat to increasingly powerful patient groups with their panel “Investments by Patient Groups and Other Stakeholders.” The panel discussed both the best practices and challenges associated with the shifting stakeholder landscape.
This past April, Astellas Oncology launched the C3 Prize, a challenge aimed at inspiring novel, non-treatment and non-medicine based ideas to change cancer care. This past weekend, the five finalists pitched their ideas at Stanford MedicineX.
Although San Francisco is considered by many to be the nation’s tech hub, a new wave of digital health startups promises to put the Boston on the map as one of the nation’s most innovative cities.
The 2016 World Medical Innovation Forum hosted by Partners HealthCare highlighted emerging approaches for diagnosing, treating and managing cancer. On the final day of the conference, patient advocacy leaders discussed the role that patients and philanthropy organizations plays in driving these innovations in cancer care.
With the mHealth market estimated to reach $26 billion in the next two years, competition for funds and consumer engagement is intense. We’ve got the expert perspectives on the industry’s potential and future predictions, what they look for in companies, and tips for startups in the smartphone space.
Panelists addressed factors holding back telehealth’s growth, stressed the importance of quality product and pinpointed exactly what could help tip the scale for widespread adoption.
We sat down with McCready in his office at The Boston Foundation to discuss his transition, the link between philanthropy and innovation, and his vision for the MLSC.
The annual event creates interaction between academic and startup worlds, connecting scientists and engineers with entrepreneurs, investors and innovators — with live music, of course.