5 Need-To-Know Healthcare Trends We Heard About at The Economist’s Health Care Forum

5 Need-To-Know Healthcare Trends We Heard About at The Economist’s Health Care Forum »

24 Sep, 2014
Events
Forum panelists, including Jonathan Bush, debate Obamacare at The Economist's Health Care Forum. Photo via @TheIdeasEconomy. Much of the "healthcare crisis" you keep hearing about is a direct result of increasing costs, rapidly aging populations, chronic diseases and infectious disease outbreaks – and an emerging middle class demanding greater transparency and access to…
5 Genius Ideas We Heard at TEDxBedminster

5 Genius Ideas We Heard at TEDxBedminster »

18 Sep, 2014
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Richie Etwaru, the TedxBedminster organizer, opens up the event with a brief talk. All photos provided by Etwaru. The healthcare industry can feel like an echo chamber, which is why Richie Etwaru, the man behind TEDxBedminster, is on a mission to ignite conversations, debate controversies and unlock the genius. On September 10, 2014,…
2014 Primary Care Challenge Culminates in Hopeful Pitch-off and Discussion

2014 Primary Care Challenge Culminates in Hopeful Pitch-off and Discussion »

2014 Primary Care Challenge finalists from left to right: Gina Luciano, Cole Zanetti, John Moore, Ajay Kohli, Rebecca Glassman, and Howard Haft. Photos by Jenni Whalen. Dr. Gina Luciano, the Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency at Baystate Health, won the 2014 Primary Care Challenge on Tuesday night, following several weeks…
LaBiotech Tour Explores Boston’s Unparalleled Biotech Ecosystem

LaBiotech Tour Explores Boston’s Unparalleled Biotech Ecosystem »

16 Sep, 2014
EventsNews
LaBiotech Tour, a project profiling international biotech communities, premiered its Boston-based documentary on September 11, 2014 at Boston University and LabCentral in Cambridge. The film explored Boston’s longstanding prominence in biomedical innovation through the eyes of 15 different biotech startups in the area. The LaBiotech Tour is an offshoot project of the LaBiotech websites, a centralized resource for…
Google Glass at Pri-Med East

Google Glass at Pri-Med East »

15 Sep, 2014
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Yesterday I zoomed down to Boston for the second day of Pri-Med East. Pri-Med is a medical education company with conferences in over 30 cities in the US, online CME offerings, an electronic health record software, and more. Now I'm not a doctor (nor do I play one on TV), but I am the market research manager for Pri-Med. And I had…
Conference Forum Events in Boston to Focus on Clinical Trial Innovation

Conference Forum Events in Boston to Focus on Clinical Trial Innovation »

At The Conference Forum events in September and October, speakers will focus on ways to decrease clinical trial costs. Photo via flourine wiki. If you’re interested in disruptive innovations in clinical trials or drug delivery, Boston is prime real-estate. That's why The Conference Forum will be hosting four major events in…
Code Black: Considering the Silver Bullet

Code Black: Considering the Silver Bullet »

Director Ryan McGarry spends time with one of his patients during filming. Photo via codeblackmovie.com. "How do I protect the ideals I came here for?" This is the question newly-released documentary Code Black asks of its audience, and the question each emergency room doctor in the film struggles to answer. We often…
Pitch Your Pediatric Innovation at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank

Pitch Your Pediatric Innovation at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank »

Have a great product solution for a pediatric healthcare problem? Think your inspired business plan belongs on ABC's "Shark Tank"? Lucky for you, Boston Children's Hospital's Global Pediatric Summit and Awards is holding an Innovation Tank event right here in Boston on Friday, October 31 as part of their 'Taking On Tomorrow' event. The forum will give pediatric…
Q&A: Code Black Director Ryan McGarry

Q&A: Code Black Director Ryan McGarry »

30 Jul, 2014
EventsPeople
Code Black follows doctors-in-training at Los Angeles County Hospital's ER. For the next ten days, you can get an inside look at America's busiest Emergency Department by checking out Code Black, a new documentary playing at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts. The film follows a team of doctors-in-training working in Los Angeles…
Jugaad-a-thon: India’s Largest Healthcare Hackathon

Jugaad-a-thon: India’s Largest Healthcare Hackathon »

29 Jul, 2014
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A Jugaad-a-thon participant works long hours with his team to find solutions to India's largest healthcare problems. All photos provided by Glocal. Hackathons are lucrative events for entrepreneurs because they connect innovators with resources, capital, and mentors; they take cool ideas from inception to reality. But so far, hackathons have been…

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