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.

The 18 Medical Device Teams Vying to Win the M2D2 $100K Challenge

The 18 Medical Device Teams Vying to Win the M2D2 $100K Challenge »

27 Mar, 2016
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These 18 medical device companies presented at the finalist round of the M2D2 2016 $100K Challenge. Winners will be announced on April 6.

Weekly Roundup: Y Combinator Edition

Weekly Roundup: Y Combinator Edition »

25 Mar, 2016
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It’s been a big week for life sciences and health tech startups! On March 22 and 23, Y Combinator held its Winter ’16 Demo Day. Here are the 15 health startups that debuted at YC this week.

Zika Innovation Hack-a-thon at MGH: Register Today!

Zika Innovation Hack-a-thon at MGH: Register Today! »

22 Mar, 2016
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An urgent call to develop innovations that address the spread of the Zika virus and other vector-borne diseases. Sign up today!

Designing for Sex and Gender In Health Care

Designing for Sex and Gender In Health Care »

20 Mar, 2016
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On March 17th, leaders gathered in Cambridge for a roundtable hosted by iGiant in collaboration with the American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), Boston Scientific, and Medstro to discuss sex and gender specific design elements in health care.

Fever Finder Named Winner of the Global Cancer Innovation Hackathon at MGH

Fever Finder Named Winner of the Global Cancer Innovation Hackathon at MGH »

Fever Finder developed a simple and cost effective way for nurses in understaffed pediatric oncology wards to easily monitor patients for fevers, a common symptom of sepsis.

Judges Unanimously Vote WatchRx Winner of the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge

Judges Unanimously Vote WatchRx Winner of the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge »

WatchRx is an all-in-one device dedicated to helping seniors age at home safely by combining a medication management system with a personal emergency response system (PERS) in one easy-to-use wearable.

Connected Patient Challenge Finalists Announced

Connected Patient Challenge Finalists Announced »

9 Feb, 2016
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The Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge, sponsored by Boston Scientific and Google Cloud Platform, finished up online voting last Sunday and the six finalists have been selected. Selections were based on a combination of crowd votes and scoring by a panel of expert judges.

Connected Patient Challenge Receives 45 Submissions as Crowd Voting Begins

Connected Patient Challenge Receives 45 Submissions as Crowd Voting Begins »

19 Jan, 2016
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The submission deadline in the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge was yesterday at midnight, by which time the online competition had received 45 total submissions. The competition, hosted by Medstro, the social network for physicians, has now entered the "Crowd Voting Phase" during which anyone may visit the site to vote for their favorite submissions.

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