Last March, MedTech Boston interviewed MedRhythms CEO Brian Harris about his company and the service they provided, neurologic music therapy (NMT). At the time, MedRhythms was providing personalized NMT to patients with neurological injuries such as Parkinson’s, stroke related injuries, and traumatic brain injuries. Now, with their new digital platform, MedRythms is poised to deliver constantly-improving, fully personalized NMT to a wider range of patients than ever before.
Google hosted ArtLifting Co-Founder Liz Powers and formerly-homeless artist Scott Benner at their Cambridge campus last month for an interview and art exhibition. Read about Scott’s personal story and ArtLifting’s mission to empower artists struggling with homelessness and medical conditions.
At Hubweek’s event Synaptic Gap: 21st Century Brain Science Meets Mental Health Policy, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind delivered a compelling speech about autism and his own experience parenting a son with autism. He introduced the audience to Sidekicks, a new smartphone app he helped to develop which is enabling children with autism spectrum disorder to communicate with their parents and caregivers like never before.
Earlier this month, innovators gathered to combat the opioid epidemic. Five of them won funding to put their plans into action. Read about how they plan to overcome one of the country’s greatest health crises.