Governor Charlie Baker’s excited about Massachusetts’ leadership role in healthcare innovation—and he wants everyone to know it. Speaking last Wednesday at the annual Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit, Baker told the gathering of senior investors, business leaders, and clinicians that Boston and Massachusetts are widely viewed as the “epicenter of the next generation of healthcare innovation.”
Boston Scientific Competition Seeks Concepts Applying Analytics to Big Data for Better Patient Outcomes »
Boston Scientific announced its second annual Connected Patient Challenge, an online competition to drive meaningful innovations that address complex healthcare challenges. This year’s competition will focus on the role of data analytics and big data.
At Hubweek’s event Synaptic Gap: 21st Century Brain Science Meets Mental Health Policy, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind delivered a compelling speech about autism and his own experience parenting a son with autism. He introduced the audience to Sidekicks, a new smartphone app he helped to develop which is enabling children with autism spectrum disorder to communicate with their parents and caregivers like never before.
Breaking Health Podcast host Steve Krupa connected with Bill Geary, general partner of Flare Capital Partners and co-chair of the upcoming Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit, to discuss highlights of the November 2 event being held at the Mandarin Oriental in Boston.
Earlier this month at the BioPharm America conference, the industry tipped its hat to increasingly powerful patient groups with their panel “Investments by Patient Groups and Other Stakeholders.” The panel discussed both the best practices and challenges associated with the shifting stakeholder landscape.
VOTING BEGINS FOR THE PARTNERS CONNECTED HEALTH FIT MIND CHALLENGE, SEEKING TECHNOLOGY-ENABLED SOLUTIONS FOR AN AGING POPULATION »
The Partners Connected Health Fit Mind Challenge, an online contest seeking technology-enabled solutions that support cognitive function in an aging population, will select four finalists to pitch their ideas on the main stage at the Partners Connected Health Symposium on October 20 in Boston. The Challenge is being sponsored by AARP.
This past April, Astellas Oncology launched the C3 Prize, a challenge aimed at inspiring novel, non-treatment and non-medicine based ideas to change cancer care. This past weekend, the five finalists pitched their ideas at Stanford MedicineX.
Earlier this month, innovators gathered to combat the opioid epidemic. Five of them won funding to put their plans into action. Read about how they plan to overcome one of the country’s greatest health crises.
If you have an idea on how to prevent, cure, or live with eye disease and blindness, EyeFocus wants to hear from you! On Wednesday, September 28, EyeFocus hosting a meetup & pitch off to bring together Boston’s leading eye-care startups, academics, clinicians, and researchers.