Hacking the National Opioid Epidemic: Diverse Solutions to a Complex Crisis

Hacking the National Opioid Epidemic: Diverse Solutions to a Complex Crisis »

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.

Innovating in Eye-Care: EyeFocus Meetup & Pitch-Off

Innovating in Eye-Care: EyeFocus Meetup & Pitch-Off »

19 Sep, 2016
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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.

Enhancing the Patient Experience with Patient Recorded Outcome Measures

Enhancing the Patient Experience with Patient Recorded Outcome Measures »

On September 29 and 30, healthcare industry experts will convene in Boston for the Patient Engagement and Experience Summit, a 2-day conference aimed to highlight innovations and best practices in the mission to enhance the patient experience.

Fight the War on Cancer with The Economist »

17 Aug, 2016
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On September 28th 2016 in Boston, The Economist will host its full-day healthcare forum “War on Cancer.”Joining the publication’s senior editors are more than 200 research experts, industry and policy leaders who will convene to discuss the myriad challenges and opportunities in the healthcare ecosystem and prospects for the war on cancer in the years ahead.

Innovating for Chronic Conditions: Philip’s Innovation Challenge Update

Innovating for Chronic Conditions: Philip’s Innovation Challenge Update »

15 Aug, 2016
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The Philips Wearables & Chronic Care Challenge is an open call for solutions that reimagine how care is delivered to patients suffering from chronic conditions. Three teams have already submitted for their chance at the $10K first prize… What’s your idea?

Innovating for Dementia: Fit Mind Challenge Update

Innovating for Dementia: Fit Mind Challenge Update »

With 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, healthcare innovators are racing to develop technology enabled solutions that help seniors detect the early warning signs of dementia, prolong lucidity, and provide support to overburdened caregivers. Do you have ideas about how to support cognitive function in the aging population?

Fight the War on Cancer with The Economist »

13 Jul, 2016
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On September 28th 2016 in Boston, The Economist will host its full-day healthcare forum “War on Cancer.”Joining the publication’s senior editors are more than 200 research experts, industry and policy leaders who will convene to discuss the myriad challenges and opportunities in the healthcare ecosystem and prospects for the war on cancer in the years ahead.

WEAR Conference, May 24-26

WEAR Conference, May 24-26 »

The WEAR Conference, taking place May 24-26 in Boston, is the longest-running conference dedicated to wearables, smart textiles, material innovation and the business of consumer experience. MedTech Boston readers use discount code WMTB6 for a $150 discount.

Patients Driving Innovations In Cancer Care

Patients Driving Innovations In Cancer Care »

The 2016 World Medical Innovation Forum hosted by Partners HealthCare highlighted emerging approaches for diagnosing, treating and managing cancer. On the final day of the conference, patient advocacy leaders discussed the role that patients and philanthropy organizations plays in driving these innovations in cancer care.

Hacking Zika: Solving for an International Health Threat

Hacking Zika: Solving for an International Health Threat »

It’s Sunday morning at MGH’s Richard B. Simches Research Center, where small groups sit huddled around laptops and empty coffee cups, bleary-eyed from a late night of working to address the public health threat that has dominated headlines for the past 3 months. MedTech Boston reports on the CAMTech and MGH Zika Hackathon.

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