Medicaid cuts threaten app for recovering opioid users

Medicaid cuts threaten app for recovering opioid users »

Hey,Charlie is an app that seeks to help people recovering from opioid addiction rebuild their social networks. But as the possibility of Medicaid cuts looms, the startup is weighing its options for funding and survival.

CareAcademy closing $1.5 million seed round

CareAcademy closing $1.5 million seed round »

CareAcademy, a member of Techstars Boston’s newest cohort, is closing its seed round at $1.5 million. The company provides online video training for caregivers across the country.

Creator of 7 Day Vaccine Wins at Swissnex Global Pitchfest

Creator of 7 Day Vaccine Wins at Swissnex Global Pitchfest »

On June 15, SwissNex Boston gathered 30 biomedical technology entrepreneurs for its annual Global Pitch Fest. At the event, held on a lavish yacht in the Boston harbor, innovators pitched their ideas to industry leaders and Swiss investors. The entrepreneurs were each given one minute to pitch their solutions to global health issues to a…
Gifted Citizen fostering social impact through medical exponential technology

Gifted Citizen fostering social impact through medical exponential technology »

Gifted Citizen is an international recognition and a monetary prize of one million Mexican pesos. The prize is awarded at la Ciudad de las Ideas to Innovators whose projects have the potential to change the lives of millions of people in the next years.

The Atlantic healthcare summit probes the future of health tech

The Atlantic healthcare summit probes the future of health tech »

The Atlantic’s inaugural Boston healthcare summit brought three startup execs together in a health tech panel on June 13. The panelists explored the future of health tech and its impact on the healthcare system.

This $100 CPAP prototype could save lives in Uganda and India

This $100 CPAP prototype could save lives in Uganda and India »

MGH researcher Ryan Carroll and a global team of innovators have developed a low-cost Continuous Positive Airway Pressure device that could save lives in Uganda and India. The team partnered with medtech hardware company Lattice Innovations last month to further develop the machine and prepare for scale up.

MIT Solve Seeking Submissions for Project Solutions to Global Challenges

MIT Solve Seeking Submissions for Project Solutions to Global Challenges »

Each year Solve connects people who have innovative solutions to global problems in areas including health, environment, and economic development, to consultants from philanthropic organizations, venture capital firms, and corporations to help them realize their goals. Applications may be submitted to https://solve.mit.edu/. The submission deadline is August 1, 2017.

Virtual Reality’s New Healthcare Applications

Virtual Reality’s New Healthcare Applications »

From training medical students in surgical procedures and helping doctors visualize their patients’ injuries, to engaging recovering patients mentally and physically, virtual reality will soon revolutionize the ways doctors and patients interact.

It’s a match: app sets up patients and dietitians for virtual nutrition counseling

It’s a match: app sets up patients and dietitians for virtual nutrition counseling »

Boston-based startup Nutrimedy connects patients and registered dietitians for virtual nutrition counseling. Its innovative approach to telenutrition landed it a coveted spot in the MassChallenge accelerator, which will begin this month.

Why Your Med-Tech Recruiting Efforts Aren’t Working…And How To Fix It

Why Your Med-Tech Recruiting Efforts Aren’t Working…And How To Fix It »

Are you a C-level, EVP, or HR executive in the med-tech space looking to fill top-tier positions? Do you find these searches taking longer than 30 days to fill? Are you seeing the best candidates in the marketplace, or are you just settling due to hiring fatigue? Is your hiring strategy reaching the best in class or those that are simply applying to a job posting? These are pain points we are used to hearing. But they are also problems we have spent over three decades solving.

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