Online Physician Community Site Medstro Surpasses 100,000 Registered Users

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

21 Feb, 2017
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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?

LineHealth Aims to Simplify Complex Medication Routines

LineHealth Aims to Simplify Complex Medication Routines »

6 Feb, 2017
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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.

Innovators Vie For $10,000 To Fight Opioid Epidemic

Innovators Vie For $10,000 To Fight Opioid Epidemic »

31 Jan, 2017
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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.

Samsung, On the Cutting Edge of Digital Health?

Samsung, On the Cutting Edge of Digital Health? »

24 Jan, 2017
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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.

Improving Patient Outcomes Through Data Exchange

Improving Patient Outcomes Through Data Exchange »

27 Dec, 2016
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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.

The Future of Neurologic Music Therapy: MedRhythms to Develop Digital Platform for NMT

The Future of Neurologic Music Therapy: MedRhythms to Develop Digital Platform for NMT »

15 Dec, 2016
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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.

Calling all Innovators! Spaulding Rehab Hospital’s “Open for Business”

Calling all Innovators! Spaulding Rehab Hospital’s “Open for Business” »

13 Dec, 2016
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“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.

The Human Element in Electronic Health Records

The Human Element in Electronic Health Records »

2 Dec, 2016
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“Get technology out of the way and focus on humanity,” said Kyle Ambrester, Athenahealth’s senior vice president and chief product officer last month at Xconomy’s “What’s Hot in Boston HealthTech” at the Broad Institute.

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