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.
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?
Over the course of the 20th century, the average lifespan of people across the globe dramatically increased. With this increase, many in the medical field have been asking — how do we keep the quality of people’s lives higher as they age? One company, Boston-based LineHealth, is trying to solve the problem by uncomplicating people’s pill regimens with a streamlined device that makes remembering to take your medicine simple.
After 130 days and approximately 650 overdoses, Opioid hackathon teams compete for the chance to implement their solutions in the community and combat the opioid epidemic.
When considering the field of medical technology, chances are Samsung does not immediately come to mind. Yet the South Korean electronics company seeks to change the world of digital health, according to Dr. David Rhew, Samsung’s Chief Medical Officer and Head of Healthcare and Fitness.
Cambridge-based Foundation Medicine, a molecular information company that sells genomic profiling tests for solid tumors and hematologic malignancies, is leading a new data exchange partner program, the Precision Medicine Exchange Consortium (PMEC) to facilitate the exchange of molecular information and research and improve cancer care.
Last March, MedTech Boston interviewed MedRhythms CEO Brian Harris about his company and the service they provided, neurologic music therapy (NMT). At the time, MedRhythms was providing personalized NMT to patients with neurological injuries such as Parkinson’s, stroke related injuries, and traumatic brain injuries. Now, with their new digital platform, MedRythms is poised to deliver constantly-improving, fully personalized NMT to a wider range of patients than ever before.
“If you’re a healthcare innovator with an idea for solving a problem that affects the rehab community, let’s talk. Spaulding’s open for business,” says Boston’s Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital’s Dr. David Binder. He leads their innovation team and wants everyone to know about their newly energized, hospital-wide commitment to internal and external innovation.