The Medical Activist Generation

The Medical Activist Generation »

13 Aug, 2014
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Dr. Jennifer Joe speaking on a "Hacking Academic Medical Center Silos" panel at South by Southwest V2V. All photos provided by Jennifer Joe. Reflecting on my own training at the age of 34, I'm finding that I'm in the middle of two very distinct generations of physicians: the traditional, paternalistic one-finger typers…
Sharing Patient Information & Cloud-Based Storage

Sharing Patient Information & Cloud-Based Storage »

12 Aug, 2014
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If your phone automatically backs up, you may be leaking patient information. Photo via Creative Commons. "In May 2013, an Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine faculty member discovered residents [were] using Internet-based services to maintain a spreadsheet of patients. Their intent was to provide each other up-to-date information…
Google Cambridge Unveils New Facilities

Google Cambridge Unveils New Facilities »

12 Aug, 2014
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Google's new facilities are primed for innovation. All photos by Jenni Whalen. In a city bursting with colleges, startups, and medical facilities, there’s a new kid on campus: Google campus, that is. On August 5, Google unveiled its renovated office space in Kendall Square, a hub of technological innovation in the…
C-CDAs: The Fuel For Medical Apps

C-CDAs: The Fuel For Medical Apps »

11 Aug, 2014
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Developing medical apps requires harnessing data from C-CDAs. Image via creative commons. When you look at Google’s and Apple’s app stores, you'll see that they're populated with thousands of applications that have revolutionized how we communicate and think about our phones. These apps are the reason we call our phones ‘smartphones.’ When you…
Want To Be Our Events & Editorial Intern?

Want To Be Our Events & Editorial Intern? »

8 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…
Pitch Your Pediatric Innovation at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank

Pitch Your Pediatric Innovation at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank »

Have a great product solution for a pediatric healthcare problem? Think your inspired business plan belongs on ABC's "Shark Tank"? Lucky for you, Boston Children's Hospital's Global Pediatric Summit and Awards is holding an Innovation Tank event right here in Boston on Friday, October 31 as part of their 'Taking On Tomorrow' event. The forum will give pediatric…
New York Digital Health Accelerator Announces 2014 Class

New York Digital Health Accelerator Announces 2014 Class »

28 Jul, 2014
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Last week, a partnership between the New York e-Health Collaborative (NYeC) and the Partnership Fund for New York City announced that they have selected seven healthcare startups to participate in the 2014 New York Digital Health Accelerator. They chose the following companies: AllazoHealth addresses the problem of medication non-adherence. They use member data to anticipate which patients…
Got Innovation on the Brain? Write for MedTech Boston

Got Innovation on the Brain? Write for MedTech Boston »

21 Jul, 2014
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MedTech Boston is hiring two contributing writers. If you have a passion for changing the healthcare industry, experience writing for a science-based publication and an interest in innovation, we want to hear from you. What you'll do: As a MedTech Boston contributing writer, you'll submit several story pitches to the Managing Editor every Monday. You'll then research and…
Be Part of the Change & Empower the Next Generation of Primary Care Providers

Be Part of the Change & Empower the Next Generation of Primary Care Providers »

18 Jul, 2014
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As the Editor-in-Chief of MedTech Boston and because I’m leading a boot-strapped start-up company, I talk to a number of entrepreneurs, Angels, and venture capitalists every week. One VC was confused about Medstro, and instead replied, “You know what you should build—a website for me to know what specialist to go to. For example, there’s…
MedTech Boston Named 2014 Best HIT Blog

MedTech Boston Named 2014 Best HIT Blog »

14 Jul, 2014
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MedTech Boston was founded just nine months ago as a resource for Boston's thriving medtech ecosystem. We appreciate the help we've gotten from our editors, writers, volunteers, and contributors and are excited to announce that we've been named one of 15 Best Healthcare IT Blogs of 2014 by Healthcare It Leaders, along with KevinMD.com, The Health Care Blog, and…

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