Nuance PowerShare Network Hits 3 Billion Image Mark

Nuance PowerShare Network Hits 3 Billion Image Mark »

12 Sep, 2014
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Diagnostic imaging photo via King's College. Last month, Nuance Communications announced that over 3 billion medical images had been shared through their Cloud network. This is a 30 percent increase from the year before and a vast increase from previous years, suggesting a widespread adoption of image-sharing Cloud technology in hospitals and medical…
Massachusetts Medical Society’s CIT Award Funds Innovative Technology Projects

Massachusetts Medical Society’s CIT Award Funds Innovative Technology Projects »

11 Sep, 2014
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Dr. Yu accepts the Mass Medical Society CIT Award last year. All photos provided. Left to right: Richard Pieters, MD, President of the MMS, YiDing Yu, MD, Eugenia Marcus, MD, recent past Chair of the MMS CIT, Ronald Dunlap, MD, immediate Past President of the MMS, Leon Barzin, Director of Health…
UMass Amherst Professor Wins NSF Award for mHealth Data Work

UMass Amherst Professor Wins NSF Award for mHealth Data Work »

10 Sep, 2014
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Marlin's research focuses on mHealth data processing. Photo provided. Increased adoption of electronic health records is a good thing – but what to do with all that data to enable meaningful clinical data support? That’s what drives Benjamin Marlin, Ph.D., assistant professor at University of Massachusetts Amherst. “Electronic health records are…
Wanted: Fall Events & Editorial Intern

Wanted: Fall Events & Editorial Intern »

9 Sep, 2014
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Are you trying to break into the healthcare field? Like writing about innovation, Boston and medicine? Want to play with Google Glass? Still looking for a fall internship? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you've come to the right place. We're still looking for a Fall Events & Editorial Intern, effective immediately. As our intern,…
New Electrospinning Research Could Lead to Wound Healing

New Electrospinning Research Could Lead to Wound Healing »

4 Sep, 2014
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Electrospinning is a complicated but useful method of tissue regeneration. Photo via electrospinning wiki. Over recent years, medicine has experienced a very exciting paradigm shift, evolving from a passive style of treating disease step by step to a more active and dynamic approach. Exciting new research published by a team at…
Social Media Rules: the FDA Crackdown on Big Pharma Advertising

Social Media Rules: the FDA Crackdown on Big Pharma Advertising »

Photo via healthcareos.com. Studies have shown that 60% of Americans turn to the internet for medical advice. It's obvious how social media naturally seems like another method pharmaceutical companies can quickly and easily advertise to consumers. Are pharmaceutical companies alone in trying to tap into our unconscious? Would you be surprised…
New Report Predicts MedTech Sector Growth

New Report Predicts MedTech Sector Growth »

29 Aug, 2014
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Photo via Pixabay. While the Pharma sector struggled during the first half of 2014, the MedTech sector came out on top, according to new reports from the Evaluate Group. "The most important turnaround for the MedTech sector comes in the form of mega-mergers and acquisitions," Elizabeth Cairns, author of the MedTech…
NeuroLaunch: Sharpening the Mind through Digital Health

NeuroLaunch: Sharpening the Mind through Digital Health »

More than 5 million Americans currently live with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological conditions. To combat this, there has been a recent surge in neuro-psychological testing, and consumer-focused neuro-gaming wearables, software and devices. NeuroLaunch hopes to tap into this excitement by launching the world’s first accelerator program focused solely on neuroscience. NeuroLaunch is currently accepting applications on…
One Week Left: Apply to Be Our Fall Events & Editorial Intern

One Week Left: Apply to Be Our Fall Events & Editorial Intern »

25 Aug, 2014
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Are you trying to break into the healthcare field? Like writing about innovation, Boston and medicine? Want to play with Google Glass? Still looking for a fall internship? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you've come to the right place. MedTech Boston is looking for a Fall Events & Editorial Intern. As our…
The Primary Care Innovation Challenge (#PCC14): One Week To Go

The Primary Care Innovation Challenge (#PCC14): One Week To Go »

24 Aug, 2014
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The American healthcare system is in a state of disarray. As we acknowledge this, the system has started to change more than ever before. Innovative ideas are now at the forefront of the medical conversation - new technologies, direct primary care strategies, concierge care, patient-centered medical homes, home visits, telemedicine, group diabetic educational sessions, and new ways of following-up with…

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