The Economist Health Care Forum 2014: A Global Business in Flux

The Economist Health Care Forum 2014: A Global Business in Flux »

10 Jun, 2014
MedTech Features
The Economist is coming to Boston for it's second annual Health Care Forum, this year with the focus on "A Global Business in Flux" on September 17, 2014 at The Seaport Boston Hotel on the Boston waterfront across from The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. The opening session will address the critical question facing American health…
Healthcare Social Media (#HCSM) Series: Public Health Impact

Healthcare Social Media (#HCSM) Series: Public Health Impact »

2 Jun, 2014
MedTech Features
Shared from @Paul_Sonnier This article originally appeared on the blog of Austin Chiang, MD, internal medicine resident at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. We’re so excited he’ll be moving to Boston this summer to start his Gastroenterology training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Harvard Medical School-affiliated teaching…
Telehealth: Doc, treat me like Neil Armstrong!

Telehealth: Doc, treat me like Neil Armstrong! »

30 May, 2014
MedTech Features
Is connected and telehealth going to be "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind?" Joe Ternello, President of Kinematix, and Naomi Fried, Chief Innovation Officer of Boston Children's Hospital This morning at MassMEDIC's (Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council) "Connected Health--Trends, Regulations, and Payment," Joe Ternello, President of Kinematix,…
ABC’s Kevin O’Leary brings a little Hollywood to Academic Innovation

ABC’s Kevin O’Leary brings a little Hollywood to Academic Innovation »

29 May, 2014
MedTech Features
ABC's Kevin O'Leary from Shark Tank The waters will be swirling as scientists compete for $200,000 at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Shark Tank on Wednesday, June 4, 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The event will be co-hosted by Boston’s Kevin O’Leary, venture capitalist and star of ABC’s Shark Tank. Brigham and…
HxRefactored Highlights: Blending Design and Healthcare

HxRefactored Highlights: Blending Design and Healthcare »

21 May, 2014
MedTech Features
Last week, I had the pleasure of attending HxRefactored, a 2-day revolutionary design and technology conference co-hosted by Mad*Pow and Health 2.0. Over 500 designers, developers, and leaders in health gathered in the hipster borough of New York City, Brooklyn--the heart of East Coast tech geek meets smooth design artist. This conference was particularly exciting…
Healthcare Social Media (#HCSM) Series: For The Patients

Healthcare Social Media (#HCSM) Series: For The Patients »

20 May, 2014
MedTech Features
Austin Chiang, MD This article originally appeared on the blog of Austin Chiang, MD, internal medicine resident at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. We’re so excited he’ll be moving to Boston this summer to start his Gastroenterology training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Harvard Medical School-affiliated teaching…
United Health Group CEO Speaks to the American Telemedicine Association

United Health Group CEO Speaks to the American Telemedicine Association »

19 May, 2014
MedTech Features
From Twitter @WingsofZock United Health Group President and CEO, Steven Hemsley, was a guest speaker at the annual meeting of the American Telemedicine Association in Baltimore today. UHG is the largest healthcare company in the world, with annual revenue of 130 billion dollars and contracts with 6000 US hospitals and 650,000…
Healthbox Boston: Riding the medtech wave!

Healthbox Boston: Riding the medtech wave! »

13 May, 2014
MedTech Features
Tonight was Healthbox Boston's Community Open House held in their Boston headquarters in Kendall Square. The evening brought out the Boston healthcare entrepreneur scene, including Lesley Solomon, Joshua DiFrances, and Melissa Spinks with the Brigham and Women's iHub and Andrea Ippolito (our queen bee of hackathons) with MIT Hacking Medicine, to hear the CEO and…
Harvard-affiliated Obesity Physician gives in-depth review of Withings new FDA-approved Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor

Harvard-affiliated Obesity Physician gives in-depth review of Withings new FDA-approved Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor »

7 May, 2014
MedTech Features
  We are posting this in May in honor of National Blood Pressure Education Month. For those 67 million Americans with high blood pressure, at-home monitoring can make a tremendous difference in health outcomes and daily management. In fact, the American Heart Association (AHA) recommends home monitoring for all people with high blood pressure to help…
Healthcare Social Media (#HCSM) Series: Keeping It Professional

Healthcare Social Media (#HCSM) Series: Keeping It Professional »

5 May, 2014
MedTech Features
This article originally appeared on the blog of Austin Chiang, MD, internal medicine resident at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. We’re so excited he’ll be moving to Boston this summer to start his Gastroenterology training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Harvard Medical School-affiliated teaching hospital. Connect with Dr. Chiang on Medstro, Twitter…

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