A New VR Experience Could Help Isolated Elders Reconnect

A New VR Experience Could Help Isolated Elders Reconnect »

22 Mar, 2017
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With the help of one Boston-based startup, elders suffering from dementia or isolation could attend a concert or even sit atop Mount Everest without ever leaving their homes. Rendever, founded by students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan Business School, aims to fight isolation and cognitive issues encountered in old age by allowing users to view or describe entertaining virtual-reality experiences.

TMCx’s Accelerator at HIMSS17

TMCx’s Accelerator at HIMSS17 »

Check out the companies presented at HIMSS 17 by the 3-year old Texas Medical Center Accelerator (TMCx). Early-stage digital health and medical device companies that have not yet sold their product are eligible to participate in the 3-year old TMCx’s “no fee, no equity” program. Participation begins with a 4-week boot camp, and includes mentorship and shared development workspace.

Robotic Nursing Assistant System Poised To Curtail Workplace Injuries

Robotic Nursing Assistant System Poised To Curtail Workplace Injuries »

Founded in 2007, a Burlington company’s vision to revolutionize healthcare with Robots is becoming reality. Hstar Technologies has raised $9.5 million in funding to develop robots including the Robotic Nursing Assistant system (RoNA), which aims to assist nursing staff with patient lifting and care.

Congratulations to the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge Winners!

Congratulations to the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge Winners! »

13 Mar, 2017
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Last Thursday, the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge II concluded with a live even at Google’s headquarters in Kendall Square. The focus of this year’s challenge was Big Data, and participants were encouraged to submit ideas on how to improve patient outcomes, increase efficiency in delivering care, and drive down the cost of care using data analytics.

SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge Winners Announced!

SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge Winners Announced! »

8 Mar, 2017
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The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) today named three teams hailing from universities in Israel and the United States as the winners of the SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge, which encouraged participants to explore and examine the potential of sharing clinical trial data.

Boston Scientific Announces Six Finalists in 2nd Annual Connected Patient Challenge,  Focused on Healthcare Data Analytics

Boston Scientific Announces Six Finalists in 2nd Annual Connected Patient Challenge, Focused on Healthcare Data Analytics »

3 Mar, 2017
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Finalists will present their ideas to a panel of judges and a live audience in Cambridge on March 9; Top winners will be awarded up to $50,000 of in-kind support to advance submitted concept

Improving Radiology with Artificial Intelligence

Improving Radiology with Artificial Intelligence »

28 Feb, 2017
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Mass General has partnered with NVIDIA to process their database of approximately 10 billion medical images through deep learning algorithms. With NVIDIA’s server, which was designed for AI applications, the deep learning algorithms written by NVIDIA engineers and Mass General data scientists will aim to improve detection, diagnosis, treatment and management of disease.

Online Physician Community Site Medstro Surpasses 100,000 Registered Users

Online Physician Community Site Medstro Surpasses 100,000 Registered Users »

21 Feb, 2017
CompaniesNews

Medstro, the online community site for physicians, medical students and healthcare innovators announced today that it had surpassed 100,000 registered users in less than three years since launching the site.

BrainRobotics To Release “Affordable” Mind-Controlled Prosthesis

BrainRobotics To Release “Affordable” Mind-Controlled Prosthesis »

New and affordable mind-controlled prosthesis could be on the way for upper-limb amputees, as Somerville-based BrainRobotics plans to unveil a non-invasive artificial arm this year.

Preparing for an Organ Shortage

Preparing for an Organ Shortage »

13 Feb, 2017
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Self-driving cars will save lives lost to car accidents, but will decimate available donor organs. How will Boston’s biotechnology be a part of the solution?

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