Sanofi Opens Massachusetts-Based Digitally-Enabled Drug Manufacturing Facility

Sanofi Opens Massachusetts-Based Digitally-Enabled Drug Manufacturing Facility »

15 Oct, 2019
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  Photo has been modified. Courtesy of Sanofi. Framingham, Massachusetts will be home to global pharmaceutical giant Sanofi’s newly opened digitally enabled, continuous manufacturing facility to usher in the next generation of biotech manufacturing. The facility features leading-edge technology that connects the production process with research and development to improve the commercialization of novel medicines…
Families with Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Find SDoH Screening Useful

Families with Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Find SDoH Screening Useful »

11 Oct, 2019
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  Children with sickle cell disease who are living in poverty often have a lower quality of life, higher healthcare use and higher complication rates. But hematologists can uncover the needs of these children and families to connect them to local resources and improve outcomes for patients, according to a study published in the journal…
Boston Scientific Launches Connected Patient Challenge, a Search for Digital Tools to Better Manage Chronic Conditions

Boston Scientific Launches Connected Patient Challenge, a Search for Digital Tools to Better Manage Chronic Conditions »

30 Sep, 2019
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  As healthcare shifts from the inpatient setting to outside the four walls of a health facility, innovations allow patients with chronic conditions to manage their health from the comfort of their own homes. Technologies such as mobile health apps and wearables give patients more control over both their treatment plans and their health data.…
Who Pays for Uncompensated Kidney Care in the U.S.?

Who Pays for Uncompensated Kidney Care in the U.S.? »

  An estimated 6,500 undocumented immigrants in the U.S. are living with end-stage renal disease (ESRD), according to a study published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. The availability of standard hemodialysis for these immigrants varies from state to state. Many states offer emergency-only hemodialysis, while others offer standard hemodialysis. States like California, New York and…
Boston-based Figur8 Launches Sensor Platform to Measure Movement, Identify Injury Risk

Boston-based Figur8 Launches Sensor Platform to Measure Movement, Identify Injury Risk »

  Figur8, a new sensor platform that captures micrometer precision muscle and joint movement to better diagnose soft tissue injuries, today announced its launch with $7.5 million in seed funding. The goal of the Boston-based company is to help clinicians make better informed decisions through human movement data. Clinicians can use the platform, developed by…
Eli Lilly Launches IBD Digital Health Challenge

Eli Lilly Launches IBD Digital Health Challenge »

21 Aug, 2019
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  You don’t have to be a big-name researcher for your chance to win $50,000 in an innovation challenge. In fact, Eli Lilly and Company is calling for anyone at least 18 years old and in the U.S. — patients, caregivers, clinicians, advocates, students, community members and researchers — to participate in its challenge, “Transforming…
COTA Finds a New Home in Boston, Aims to Recruit Top Talent

COTA Finds a New Home in Boston, Aims to Recruit Top Talent »

6 Aug, 2019
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  Life science companies continue to make the move to Boston, making “the Hub” a center of healthcare. COTA, a health tech company focused on cancer research, is the latest.  Last week, the company announced its headquarters will move from New York City to Boston to continue to grow its operation. COTA relies on data,…
Partners HealthCare’s Joe Kvedar, M.D., to Serve as American Telemedicine Association President

Partners HealthCare’s Joe Kvedar, M.D., to Serve as American Telemedicine Association President »

26 Jul, 2019
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  Change is coming to the American Telemedicine Association (ATA). The organization yesterday announced Joseph Kvedar, M.D., of Boston-based Partners HealthCare, as president-elect. His year-long term will begin in April 2020. Kvedar served as president of ATA from 2004 to 2005 and was on the board of directors from 2002 to 2006. Kvedar will succeed…
How Waltham-Based Pixm Is Tackling Healthcare’s Phishing Problem

How Waltham-Based Pixm Is Tackling Healthcare’s Phishing Problem »

25 Jul, 2019
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Phishing emails represent 93% of data breaches today, according to one report. And more than 90% of these attacks are designed to steal passwords. Many hacks and data breaches appear to stem from ransomware and malware, but when investigators examine the root cause, it tends to be a stolen password. That’s where Pixm, a developer…
$50M Investment in Jump ARCHES Could Fuel New Generation of MedTech Research

$50M Investment in Jump ARCHES Could Fuel New Generation of MedTech Research »

19 Jul, 2019
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  An additional $50 million investment in a partnership between OSF HealthCare and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Grainger College of Engineering will fuel a new generation of joint health research projects. The partnership, established in 2013, is known as Jump ARCHES (Applied Research for Community Health through Engineering and Simulation). Jump ARCHES is…

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