Gifted Citizen fostering social impact thought medical exponential technology

Gifted Citizen fostering social impact thought 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.

Submissions Now Open For Connected Health Innovation Challenge

Submissions Now Open For Connected Health Innovation Challenge »

7 Jun, 2017
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CHIC invites competitors to submit early-stage ideas and technology-enabled solutions that challenge the status-quo of care delivery for chronic disease management.

TMCx Opens Medical Device Cohort Application

TMCx Opens Medical Device Cohort Application »

The Texas Medical Center (TMC) Innovation Institute is looking for ambitious medical device startups like yours who want to advance their ideas toward commercialization, while also gaining expertise and access into the largest medical center in the world.

We Are Allies Offers New Solution to Ongoing Opioid Epidemic

We Are Allies Offers New Solution to Ongoing Opioid Epidemic »

An award-winning startup from last year’s opioid hackathon seeks to save lives and fight stigma in the opioid epidemic, which claimed nearly 2,000 lives in Massachusetts last year. Backed by the General Electric Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital, We Are Allies is creating a website with resources about the epidemic and equipping citizen volunteers with naloxone—an approach that is sparking interest in Boston and beyond.

VDC Hosts Healthcare Innovation MBA Course

VDC Hosts Healthcare Innovation MBA Course »

UMass-Boston alumnus and Massachusetts native Robert Schultz developed an unorthodox MBA course called MGT655 Healthcare Innovation to immerse students in Boston’s dynamic, vibrant life science ecosystem.

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