Medicaid cuts threaten app for recovering opioid users

Medicaid cuts threaten app for recovering opioid users »

Hey,Charlie is an app that seeks to help people recovering from opioid addiction rebuild their social networks. But as the possibility of Medicaid cuts looms, the startup is weighing its options for funding and survival.

With wireless headphone system, Eversound aims to improve quality of life for older adults

With wireless headphone system, Eversound aims to improve quality of life for older adults »

7 Jul, 2017
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By 2020, Eversound hopes to add two million clients, and reach as many senior living communities as possible, in their quest to improve hearing – and quality of life – for countless older adults.

CareDash Yelpifies Finding a Doctor

CareDash Yelpifies Finding a Doctor »

7 Jul, 2017
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Knowing how a doctor ranks for the money you spend is difficult. CareDash is trying to fix that.

CareAcademy closing $1.5 million seed round

CareAcademy closing $1.5 million seed round »

CareAcademy, a member of Techstars Boston’s newest cohort, is closing its seed round at $1.5 million. The company provides online video training for caregivers across the country.

New Mobile App Caremap Helps Families Track Children’s Health

New Mobile App Caremap Helps Families Track Children’s Health »

5 Jul, 2017
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With electronic health records on the rise, Caremap looks to capitalize on app health records for kids.

With Asthma on the Rise, Blue Skies Develops Air Filters

With Asthma on the Rise, Blue Skies Develops Air Filters »

Air pollution is becoming increasingly problematic for asthma patients. A portable air filter could be the answer.

Creator of 7 Day Vaccine Wins at Swissnex Global Pitchfest

Creator of 7 Day Vaccine Wins at Swissnex Global Pitchfest »

On June 15, SwissNex Boston gathered 30 biomedical technology entrepreneurs for its annual Global Pitch Fest. At the event, held on a lavish yacht in the Boston harbor, innovators pitched their ideas to industry leaders and Swiss investors. The entrepreneurs were each given one minute to pitch their solutions to global health issues to a…
Gifted Citizen fostering social impact through medical exponential technology

Gifted Citizen fostering social impact through 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.

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