When Rebecca Love, a registered nurse, first grew interest in starting her own company, she went to a healthcare hackathon, just like any aspiring entrepreneur would. The only thing is, she was the only nurse.
To combat the opioid crisis and help homeless population, some nonprofits are adopting a new approach: meeting patients where they are.
How do people talk about death? Most people don’t — at least not until it’s too late, said Timothy Bickmore, a professor at Northeastern University. Maybe in the future, they will start the conversation with chatbots.
Boston Children’s Hospital and the Boston Pediatric Device Consortium (BPDC) are seeking entrepreneurs with ideas to develop new pediatric medical devices.