4 Crucial Concepts from Exponential Medicine 2014

4 Crucial Concepts from Exponential Medicine 2014 »

Exponential Medicine attendees. Photos provided. The Exponential Medicine conference has been an extraordinary event so far, bringing together thought leaders in innovation, technology, science, and healthcare from around the globe for a four day meeting in San Diego. It's been a reboot for the way we think about healthcare challenges and a look at…
HealthCamp’s Unconference Sparks Big Ideas

HealthCamp’s Unconference Sparks Big Ideas »

HealthCamp Boston's hosts David Harlow and Janice McCallum. All photos by Monica Miller. HealthCamp returned to Boston this week seeking to top its successful 2012 event. Held at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge on November 3, 2014, this year’s “unconference,” patterned after the open source community BarCamp, attracted people from…
Line Infections Take Center Stage at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank

Line Infections Take Center Stage at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank »

3 Nov, 2014
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CareAline founders Kezia and Mike Fitzgerald present their pitch to the panel of judges. All photos via Boston Children's Hospital. A panel of venture capitalists, clinicians, researchers and healthcare industry leaders struggled to choose between business prowess and medical influence at the Boston Children's Hospital's Innovation Tank event, which took place on…
Engagement is King: Will Data Sharing Concerns Prevent Healthcare Progress?

Engagement is King: Will Data Sharing Concerns Prevent Healthcare Progress? »

Dr. Kvedar of Partners HealthCare asks his audience if 2015 will be the year of mobile health. Photo via @PartnersNews. As we wrote yesterday, the 11th Annual Connected Health Symposium, presented by Partners HealthCare, was an exciting meeting of hospital clinicians, researchers, policymakers, innovators and thought leaders. These participants shared patient-focused best practices but also…
5 Things We Discovered at Last Week’s Connected Health Symposium

5 Things We Discovered at Last Week’s Connected Health Symposium »

29 Oct, 2014
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A panel from Boston Children’s Hospital presents, including Carla Small, Karen Sakakeeny, Alexandra Pelletier and Israel Green-Hopkins. Photo by Aine Cryts. About 1,200 healthcare visionaries, clinical experts, patient advocates and researchers descended on the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston for the Connected Health Symposium on October 23 and 24, 2014.…
Boston Children’s Names Three Finalists for Next Week’s “Innovation Tank”

Boston Children’s Names Three Finalists for Next Week’s “Innovation Tank” »

Today, Boston Children's Hospital announced the three finalists who will be fighting for $30,000 and investment advice at the live pitch-off Innovation Tank next Friday, October 31, 2014. The live pitch off, hosted by Shark Tank's Daymond John as part of the Boston Children's Global Pediatric Summit, Taking on Tomorrow, will be held at the…
Health for America Fellows Head to Boston

Health for America Fellows Head to Boston »

Health for America's 2014-2015 fellows, from left to right: Sandra Hwang, Nick Azpiroz, Ellen Kourakos and Megan Caldwell. All photos and videos provided by the fellows. It's the problem of our generation: our healthcare system isn't much of a system at all. But in an innovative change of direction, Health for…
Team ReadySetGo Hopes to Curb Readmissions at Hacking Pediatrics

Team ReadySetGo Hopes to Curb Readmissions at Hacking Pediatrics »

Hacking Pediatrics participants excitedly wait for winners to be announced. All photos by Dana Hatic. Over the course of 36 hours, 21 teams of strangers gathered at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge last weekend to develop innovative solutions to challenges within pediatric healthcare. Clinicians, MBAs, entrepreneurs, software developers, and patients…
M2D2’s “Shark Tank”: Five Innovative Healthcare Pitches

M2D2’s “Shark Tank”: Five Innovative Healthcare Pitches »

Detecting heart murmurs and treating chronic wounds. Alleviating the progression of osteoarthritis and the battle against prostate cancer. Preventing urine leakage in women. These are the healthcare challenges that cause sleepless nights for many patients and for the executives who presented at M2D2's “Shark Tank” pitch-off at UMass Lowell on October 15, 2014. All five executives…
Harnessing Digital Technology to Improve Personal Health

Harnessing Digital Technology to Improve Personal Health »

Clifford Goldsmith, MD, Managing Director of US Providers at Microsoft Corporation, and Samantha Lifson, Marketing & Events Manager at Janssen Labs, network with guests at the October 14, 2014 digital health event. All photos by Monica Miller. For many centuries physicians have been our healthcare leaders. But today technology is changing that dynamic,…

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