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…
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,…

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