Tal Medical Changes the Game With Acute Psychiatric Treatment Options

Tal Medical Changes the Game With Acute Psychiatric Treatment Options »

MRI-based technology may lead to reduced psychiatric symptoms. All photos provided. This story goes back into the archives of the psychiatric research facilities at McLean Hospital. Ten years ago, researchers were investigating the nuances of brain structure and function when the technicians on the project started to hear about something very strange: their…
Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky Talks Testifying in Congress & Digital Health Failures

Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky Talks Testifying in Congress & Digital Health Failures »

Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky is the founder of Care at Hand and a resident at Boston Children's Hospital. Last month, Care at Hand's CEO, Andrey Ostrovsky, testified about digital health in Congress. He hoped to inform them about real ways to achieve the Triple Aim and policies that might be keeping us…
Empowered Brain: A Google Glass-Based Solution For Autism

Empowered Brain: A Google Glass-Based Solution For Autism »

29 Dec, 2014
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Ned Sahin, founder of Brain Power. Photo provided. Wearables are the future. Children on the autism spectrum also need a little extra help navigating human relationships and stressful situations, says Ned Sahin, CEO and president of Cambridge-based Brain Power. He hopes his company can bring wearables to autistic children through a suite of products called…
Early Ideation & Multidisciplinary Teams Mark InciteHealth’s New Incubator

Early Ideation & Multidisciplinary Teams Mark InciteHealth’s New Incubator »

16 Dec, 2014
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Primary care physicians at Harvard Medical School treat a patient. Photo provided. A new incubator at Harvard Medical School’s Center for Primary Care hopes to tackle healthcare challenges from a new perspective. Multidisciplinary groups will work together in teams to identify the largest problems healthcare faces and refine solutions to solve…
Real-Time Patient Engagement: A Solution for Diabetics Suffering from Foot Ulcers

Real-Time Patient Engagement: A Solution for Diabetics Suffering from Foot Ulcers »

Orthomonitor is a wearable device that can be embedded in orthotics and prosthetics to assess the patient treatment experience. Photo provided by Kinematix. You may not know that diabetic patients commonly express concern about foot ulcers. According to WebMD, this is because these patients have an increased risk of complication with wound healing. Decreased blood flow and a…
7 Innovative Startups at the New York Digital Health Accelerator’s Demo Day

7 Innovative Startups at the New York Digital Health Accelerator’s Demo Day »

Sense Health presents at the Demo Day. Photo provided. New York City is one of the largest healthcare markets in the country. With $150 billion in the market, $50 billion of which spent through the medicaid program, New York is in the process of a massive transformation in its delivery system.…
Curing Healthcare with Tough Love: TheHumanAPI

Curing Healthcare with Tough Love: TheHumanAPI »

8 Dec, 2014
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Michael DePalma and Richie Etwaru, founders of TheHumanAPI. Photo provided. Necessity is the mother of all inventions, and two life-sciences mavens believe that a prevention-based model is the ultimate cure for today’s disarrayed healthcare system. Michael DePalma and Richie Etwaru, the founders of TheHumanAPI, want to foster paradigm shift by instilling…
Analytics, Behavioral Health and Cellphones: The ABC Approach of Ginger.io

Analytics, Behavioral Health and Cellphones: The ABC Approach of Ginger.io »

3 Dec, 2014
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At the recent Exponential Medicine conference in San Diego, we had the opportunity to spend some time with Vinod Khosla, a prominent venture capitalist. Mr. Khosla has a vision to drive the current practice of medicine toward a more data-driven science of medicine, especially when it comes to behavioral health. One of the companies he…
New Games Promise Accurate ADHD Diagnoses

New Games Promise Accurate ADHD Diagnoses »

CogCubed allows for early diagnosis for children with ADHD - and kids love the game, too. Photo provided. Roughly 6 million kids between the ages of 4 and 17 are diagnosed with ADHD, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Of that 6 million, about half are misdiagnosed, says Kurt Roots, co-founder…
Nanotechnology 101

Nanotechnology 101 »

This programmable DNA nanorobot, created by Harvard researchers, was modeled on the body's own immune system. Image created by Campbell Strong, Shawn Douglas, and Gaël McGill of the Wyss Institute at Harvard University. It sounds like the creative genius of a science fiction writer: nanobots that move through the body, delivering…

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