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…
Conference Forum Events in Boston to Focus on Clinical Trial Innovation

Conference Forum Events in Boston to Focus on Clinical Trial Innovation »

At The Conference Forum events in September and October, speakers will focus on ways to decrease clinical trial costs. Photo via flourine wiki. If you’re interested in disruptive innovations in clinical trials or drug delivery, Boston is prime real-estate. That's why The Conference Forum will be hosting four major events in…
“Putting Care in Context” Winners Attack Health Hurdles

“Putting Care in Context” Winners Attack Health Hurdles »

18 Aug, 2014
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Share4Care won second place in the "Putting Care in Context" challenge. The California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF), MadPow, and Health 2.0 announced the winners of their "Putting Care in Context" design challenge last week. The challenge sought innovative ideas that might help patients take an active role in sharing their health struggles and…
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…

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