BMC CFTCC Create to Innovate for Cancer Cure first prize goes to Taste Defense! »

17 Oct, 2013
MedTech Features
    The National Institute of Health-funded Boston Medical Center's Center for Future Technologies Create to Innovate for Cancer Cure announced their winners. $1000 first prize- Taste Defense, a Mouthwash and Taste Modification Device for Patients on Chemotherapy.  Team members included Ian Butterworth, Nicholas Woolf, Andrew Brown, and Osasere Evbuomwan. $500 second prize- Aseco, Tampon…

Today is last day to register for MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition! »

15 Oct, 2013
MedTech Features
MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition Over $350K in prizes are given to aspiring entrepreneurs each year through participation in a series of three contests: the Pitch Contest, the Accelerate Contest, and the Launch Contest. To our medical and healthcare entrepreneurs, the life sciences pitch judging is on October 22, 2013. Click here to look at the…

Boston Medical Center Announces Call for Cancer Care Proposals for 4-7 grants of 50K »

14 Oct, 2013
MedTech Features
Today, Boston University College of Engineering Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care, which is a new center funded by a large National Institute of Health grant, opened applications for funding, mentorship, regulatory support, and lab space. See our interview with Dr. Catherine Klapperich, Director of the Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care, to learn more…
American College of Physicians, Massachusetts Chapter, Physicians and Social Media: Keeping it Professional Conference

American College of Physicians, Massachusetts Chapter, Physicians and Social Media: Keeping it Professional Conference »

9 Oct, 2013
MedTech Features
The conference was hosted by the Council of Early Career Physicians of the American College of Physicians (ACP) Massachusetts Chapter on Thursday, September 26, 2013.  It was held at the Massachusetts Medical Society in Waltham, Massachusetts.   The information was really relevant, and there  were three great speakers--Dr. Don Dizon, Dr. Bradley Crotty, and Dr.…

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Innovation Grand Rounds today »

8 Oct, 2013
MedTech Features
Looking to learn more about medical and healthcare technology and innovation?  Brigham and Women's Hospital is leading the way by putting together a new Innovation Grand Round series. This event is open to all BWH and Harvard research communities and all Harvard affiliates. Members from local technology institutions are also invited to attend. IGR takes…

Primary Care Innovations: An App for Asthma Management in Children and Integrating Oral Health into Diabetic Group Visits »

7 Oct, 2013
MedTech Features
At the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care's third annual Primary Care Innovations Conference, we talked to two teams about their work in this field. The first team presented their project, "Inter-disciplinary Approach and Community Collaboration to Develop an Asthma Management Tool."  It consisted of Harpreet Sood, MD, MPH, Deland Fellow at Brigham and…
HMS Center for Primary Care, Innovations Conference, Poster Session and Interview with Dr. Joji Suzuki

HMS Center for Primary Care, Innovations Conference, Poster Session and Interview with Dr. Joji Suzuki »

7 Oct, 2013
MedTech Features
The poster session com consisted of SIXTY-EIGHT white boards profiling innovative primary care projects and studies. One study by Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School was called "The Use of Resident Continuity Teams to Provide Patient Centered Care: A Pilot Study."  As a resident, you normally only have clinic one day a week because…
Live: Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care 3rd Annual Innnovations Conference

Live: Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care 3rd Annual Innnovations Conference »

7 Oct, 2013
MedTech Features
Today, the Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care holds its third annual Primary Care Innovations Conference at the Joseph B. Martin Conference Center in Boston.  The conference focuses on health professionals education and draw 400-500 primary care providers at various levels, many of them involved in teaching students in the health professions. In the morning, Darrell…

Boston Tech Jam: DataCrowd wins Pitch Heard ‘Round the World »

4 Oct, 2013
MedTech Features
The sold out Boston Tech Jam, a block party for Boston-area companies, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and students, was tonight in The Innovation District.  Two featured events were "The Pitch Heard 'Round The World" and "University Startup Lane."  Overall, it was a beautiful night with a creative carnival feel, including good live music, drinks, and beer…

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