Reviving the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Reviving the Doctor-Patient Relationship »

29 Jan, 2016
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Dr. Saini and colleague Dr. Aaron Stupple, both donning white coats, were stopping pedestrians in Boston Common to ask them about their experiences with the healthcare system. We sat down to talk with Dr. Saini about what he learned from these “Listening Booths” and what he thinks young physicians can do to improve patient-centered care.

Era of Open Data Means Better Delivery, Faster Innovation Says Aneesh Chopra

Era of Open Data Means Better Delivery, Faster Innovation Says Aneesh Chopra »

“The combination of the opening up of data, connecting apps and the pace of payment reform, in my humble opinion, is why this is the most entrepreneurial period in care delivery,” said Aneesh Chopra, former U.S. Chief Technology Officer, during his keynote at this year’s BCH Global Innovation Summit.

To Cure Cancer, Targeted Therapies Best Future Bet

To Cure Cancer, Targeted Therapies Best Future Bet »

“Cancer medicine does not ask us to do precision medicine as a side note; cancer medicine ask us to do precision medicine as a basis,” said Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, at the opening keynote of the Boston Children’s Hospital Global Pediatric Innovation Summit on Monday.

The Uber-ization, Yelp-ification and FitBit-ting of Healthcare

The Uber-ization, Yelp-ification and FitBit-ting of Healthcare »

IoT is changing the ways we work, travel, entertain and get entertained–indeed the way we live. So what will an Io(Healthy)T look like? Experts from various fields discuss examples of IoT from other industries that could majorly impact healthcare.

In MIT’s “Engineering Health” Class, Real World Problems Find Real Solutions

In MIT’s “Engineering Health” Class, Real World Problems Find Real Solutions »

The graduate course teams students of all disciplines with business ventures to design, launch devices

To Develop Innovative Solutions for Type 2 Diabetes, Fellows First “Live” with the Disease

To Develop Innovative Solutions for Type 2 Diabetes, Fellows First “Live” with the Disease »

“I have so much respect for people who have to make these wide-sweeping lifestyle changes.”

Navigating the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age: A Q&A with Dr. Robert Wachter

Navigating the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age: A Q&A with Dr. Robert Wachter »

We sat down with the author of The Digital Doctor to discuss the benefits -- and unexpected consequences -- healthcare's digital revolution.

One-on-One with Newly Named CEO of Mass Life Sciences Center Travis McCready 

One-on-One with Newly Named CEO of Mass Life Sciences Center Travis McCready  »

We sat down with McCready in his office at The Boston Foundation to discuss his transition, the link between philanthropy and innovation, and his vision for the MLSC.

With 3D Printing, Pharmaceuticals Gain Precision, Potency

With 3D Printing, Pharmaceuticals Gain Precision, Potency »

Last month, the FDA approved manufacture of the world’s first 3D printed pill Spritam, an anti-epileptic seizure drug. We caught up with Michael Cima, one of the inventors of 3D printing and a professor at MIT, to find out what this development means for the future of the pharmaceutical industry.

Study Finds Google Glass a Viable Teletoxicology Consult Tool

Study Finds Google Glass a Viable Teletoxicology Consult Tool »

“There are very few toxicologists across the United States—I think there are about 500 of us,” says Dr. Chai, who along with his colleagues found that Google Glass could provide a better alternative to the traditional toxicology phone consultation.

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