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.
Healthcare hackathon season is upon us! CAMTech kicked things off this past weekend with their Opioid Hackathon at District Hall, and Medstro’s first wave of online innovation challenges is in full swing. The deadline for Philips Wearables & Chronic Care Challenge is less than three weeks away, and so far 14 teams are gunning for the $10k prize. Check out the latest batch of ideas on how to improve the management of patients with chronic care.
Face it Together Health is putting their HIPPA compliant AXIS Recovery Platform—which currently enables SMS, email, and telephone communication between counselors and addiction patients— into the hands of addiction treatment providers.
Only 4 months after its launch, Mad*Pow’s Center for Health Care Experience Design has big plans to reimagine the patient and clinician experience through human-centered design. We sat down with Amy Cueva, Mad*Pow’s Chief Experience Officer, to discuss the center’s objectives, future plans and new clients.