At MedTech Boston, we love companies that use technology to reimagine the way physicians are trained. Newcomer Osso VR has developed a surgical training platform that utilizes virtual reality headsets, and is currently validating the efficacy of their first product, which simulates assembling and placing a tibial nail.
Boston Scientific has developed a minimal risk approach to treating chronic pain that might be the answer physicians are looking for.
Boston’s own Akili is developing software-based cognitive therapeutics for patients suffering from ADHD, higher functioning autism, Alzheimer’s, depression and traumatic brain injury.
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Astraeus Technologies has won numerous prizes for their cancer diagnostic device. Next week they’re headed to the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center at UMass to compete in the M2D2 $100K Challenge.
Spun out of Boston University and funded by the Coulter Foundation for Translational Research, Constant Therapy has developed a software platform that aids in the cognitive recovery of patients who have suffered a stroke or TBI.
Ben Harvatine has developed the Jolt Sensor, a device that monitors hard hits on the field and helps athletes make informed decisions about returning to play.
WatchRx is an all-in-one device dedicated to helping seniors age at home safely by combining a medication management system with a personal emergency response system (PERS) in one easy-to-use wearable.
Each year, 2.5 million seniors are treated in emergency departments for fall-related injuries. MIT professor Dina Katabi is hoping to change this with a revolutionary new device.
But this isn’t the first time the hospital’s SIMPeds program has pioneered patient simulation–and likely won’t be the last.