Coordinated Care and EHRs: Where Does Behavioral Health Fit In?

Coordinated Care and EHRs: Where Does Behavioral Health Fit In? »

8 Oct, 2014
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Behavioral health presents EHR challenges. Photo via flickr. One of the goals of the Affordable Care Act is to drive coordinated care delivery. But including behavioral health as part of the overall patient story has been a sticking point for many technologists and physicians. It presents some challenges – but those challenges…

Hale Health Launches Relationship-Based Remote Care Platform »

7 Oct, 2014
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Hale Health hopes to strengthen the relationship between doctors and patients. At last month's Health 2.0 conference, Hale Health CEO and co-founder Anna Larson took her company live, launching a digital platform that provides remote care by guiding patients through structured diagnostic protocols, collecting the information needed for effective assessment and triage. "It’s no secret…
Wearables and Analytics Promise a Comprehensive Look at Parkinson’s

Wearables and Analytics Promise a Comprehensive Look at Parkinson’s »

6 Oct, 2014
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Andy Grove, a former Intel CEO, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease after retiring from the company. Recently, he brokered a collaboration between Intel and the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) with a goal of using big data analytics and Intel technology to better study and understand the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. “Intel has created a…
Leapfrog’s Leader Warns of “Tsunami” Ahead at Economist’s Health Care Forum

Leapfrog’s Leader Warns of “Tsunami” Ahead at Economist’s Health Care Forum »

29 Sep, 2014
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Speakers at the Economist's Health Care Forum debated the riding costs of healthcare. Image via Lori Ehrlich. A mammogram can cost between $45 and $400 in Miami, Fla. But in New York City, an MRI of your lower back can range from $416 to $4,527. If patients can’t pinpoint the cost…
Mad*Pow’s Amy Cueva Named to Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40

Mad*Pow’s Amy Cueva Named to Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 »

24 Sep, 2014
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Amy Cueva, founder and Chief Experience Officer of Mad*Pow, has been named to the 2014 class of Boston Business Journal's 40 under 40 honorees. The honor recognizes Boston-based leaders who are making a major impact in their respective fields and in civic life, all before their 40th birthday. “The whole Mad*Pow team is thrilled and proud to…
2014 Primary Care Challenge Culminates in Hopeful Pitch-off and Discussion

2014 Primary Care Challenge Culminates in Hopeful Pitch-off and Discussion »

2014 Primary Care Challenge finalists from left to right: Gina Luciano, Cole Zanetti, John Moore, Ajay Kohli, Rebecca Glassman, and Howard Haft. Photos by Jenni Whalen. Dr. Gina Luciano, the Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency at Baystate Health, won the 2014 Primary Care Challenge on Tuesday night, following several weeks…
Carnegie Mellon’s Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Brain Science

Carnegie Mellon’s Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Brain Science »

16 Sep, 2014
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CMU's BrainHub brings cross-disciplinary researchers together for brain research. Photo via CMU BrainHub. How does the brain work? This might be the biggest scientific question of the 21st century, and many scientists say that we're just scratching the surface when it comes to understanding how neurons work together to create complex…
LaBiotech Tour Explores Boston’s Unparalleled Biotech Ecosystem

LaBiotech Tour Explores Boston’s Unparalleled Biotech Ecosystem »

16 Sep, 2014
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LaBiotech Tour, a project profiling international biotech communities, premiered its Boston-based documentary on September 11, 2014 at Boston University and LabCentral in Cambridge. The film explored Boston’s longstanding prominence in biomedical innovation through the eyes of 15 different biotech startups in the area. The LaBiotech Tour is an offshoot project of the LaBiotech websites, a centralized resource for…
mHealth Apps & Privacy Policies: What Next?

mHealth Apps & Privacy Policies: What Next? »

15 Sep, 2014
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Dr. Ali Sunyaev recently published a study with his colleague Dr. Kenneth Mandl about the privacy policies - or the lack thereof - of the world's most popular mHealth apps. Photo provided. Last week we were hit with a Mobi Health News announcement: Less than a third of popular health apps have privacy…
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…

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