Virtual Reality Service For Elders Wins Grand Prize at Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference »
Earlier this month at the student-run Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference pitch competition, eight teams vied for a $25,000 grand prize by pitching their tech alternatives to costly health solutions. Rendever, team led by two MIT Sloan School of Management students, took first place for its mission to aid dementia patients with virtual reality.
As athletes in the Boston-area begin training for spring’s sporting events, a variety of apps and products can help them track their health and performance. One of these Boston-based fitness options, TYME Wear, offers a shirt which allows athletes to monitor breathing patterns as they work out.
Medstro, the online community site for physicians, medical students and healthcare innovators announced today that it had surpassed 100,000 registered users in less than three years since launching the site.
Over the course of the 20th century, the average lifespan of people across the globe dramatically increased. With this increase, many in the medical field have been asking — how do we keep the quality of people’s lives higher as they age? One company, Boston-based LineHealth, is trying to solve the problem by uncomplicating people’s pill regimens with a streamlined device that makes remembering to take your medicine simple.
Cambridge-based Foundation Medicine, a molecular information company that sells genomic profiling tests for solid tumors and hematologic malignancies, is leading a new data exchange partner program, the Precision Medicine Exchange Consortium (PMEC) to facilitate the exchange of molecular information and research and improve cancer care.
Shiv Gaglani and Ryan Haynes aim to improve the way medical students learn and retain information by leveraging cognitive science on their education platform, Osmosis.
At MedTech Boston, we love companies that use technology to reimagine the way physicians are trained. Newcomer Osso VR has developed a surgical training platform that utilizes virtual reality headsets, and is currently validating the efficacy of their first product, which simulates assembling and placing a tibial nail.
The Videology Company of Boston is where educational medical videos come to life. Run by a group of change makers with over a decade of experience in video, the Videology Company produces educational, institutional, and promotional videos for the healthcare industry.
Coming off a $100k first-place win at last week’s MassChallenge Awards, Adhesys Medical’s Alex Schueller is excited about reinventing how wounds and cuts are closed by surgeons, police and paramedics, and military personnel. One day, we may even see their technology in home and office first aid kits.