Deepak Chopra and Rudolph Tanzi discuss Best-Selling “Super Brain” at HubWeek

Deepak Chopra and Rudolph Tanzi discuss Best-Selling “Super Brain” at HubWeek »

19 Oct, 2017
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Dr. Rudolph Tanzi’s research on the plaques and tangles of Alzheimer’s is now being conducted on neurological tissue rather than mice. Tanzi says he can develop the tissue in 6-8 weeks rather than the years it takes in mice specimen. He announced 38 new potential drugs that have been created specifically for Alzheimer’s or have been repurposed that may be put on the marketplace to combat the disease.

Top Five Reads Of The Week

Top Five Reads Of The Week »

15 Oct, 2017
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Start Up With Non-Profits Panel Notes Area Health Initiatives For The Homeless

Start Up With Non-Profits Panel Notes Area Health Initiatives For The Homeless »

11 Oct, 2017
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To combat the opioid crisis and help homeless population, some nonprofits are adopting a new approach: meeting patients where they are.

Dock Health App Helps Boston Children’s Clinicians With Task Management

Dock Health App Helps Boston Children’s Clinicians With Task Management »

10 Oct, 2017
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Dock Health is a HIPAA-compliant iOS app which offers a shared task list for clinicians and their team members.

BWH Looks To Solve Critical Challenges With Startup Partnerships

BWH Looks To Solve Critical Challenges With Startup Partnerships »

6 Oct, 2017
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Landman explained that the iHub is interested in collaborating with health care startups from PULSE@MassChallenge and elsewhere. He explained that one of iHub’s key missions is “to really accelerate the innovator’s ideals, and sometimes that involves matching with industry partners to accelerate idea formation.” For clinicians and staff within the hospital who have an idea that fulfills a clinical need, iHub provides a website where they can explain their idea and potentially be paired with external industry leaders.

Chatbot Developed To Help Patients With Final Affairs

Chatbot Developed To Help Patients With Final Affairs »

3 Oct, 2017
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How do people talk about death? Most people don’t — at least not until it’s too late, said Timothy Bickmore, a professor at Northeastern University. Maybe in the future, they will start the conversation with chatbots.

Boston Pediatric Device Strategic Partner Challenge Launches Applications

Boston Pediatric Device Strategic Partner Challenge Launches Applications »

28 Sep, 2017
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Boston Children’s Hospital and the Boston Pediatric Device Consortium (BPDC) are seeking entrepreneurs with ideas to develop new pediatric medical devices.

1upHealth Aims To Reduce Hospital Readmissions With Connected Healthcare App

1upHealth Aims To Reduce Hospital Readmissions With Connected Healthcare App »

28 Sep, 2017
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The application allows patients and providers secure access to one portal which houses the patient’s profile, messages, timeline of significant events, allergies, immunizations, heart rate (which is measured through linked wearable sensors in smartphones and the apple watch), medication, and medical documents.

Qrativ Combines AI And Big Data To Discover New Purposes For Drug Treatments

Qrativ Combines AI And Big Data To Discover New Purposes For Drug Treatments »

22 Sep, 2017
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The startup Qrativ is the joint venture of the biotech company nference and Mayo Clinic. While nference supplies AI technology to the startup, Mayo Clinic offers the clinical expertise needed to give new purpose to pre-existing drugs.

MGH Partners With Jana Care To Study Mobile App

MGH Partners With Jana Care To Study Mobile App »

19 Sep, 2017
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Will a mobile app improve knowledge and life quality of heart failure patients? Massachusetts General Hospital and Jana Care is launching a study to explore.

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