Changing the Paradigm: Training Surgeons with Virtual Reality

Changing the Paradigm: Training Surgeons with Virtual Reality »

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.

An Alternative to Opioids for Chronic Pain Management

An Alternative to Opioids for Chronic Pain Management »

Boston Scientific has developed a minimal risk approach to treating chronic pain that might be the answer physicians are looking for.

Akili Developing Video Game Therapy for Cognitive Disorders

Akili Developing Video Game Therapy for Cognitive Disorders »

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.

Detecting Lung Cancer With A Single Breath; Astraeus Technologies Gunning To Win the M2D2 $100K Challenge

Detecting Lung Cancer With A Single Breath; Astraeus Technologies Gunning To Win the M2D2 $100K Challenge »

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.

Boston University Spin-Out Digitizes Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy

Boston University Spin-Out Digitizes Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy »

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.

MIT Alum Develops Sensor to Help Athletes Monitor Hard Hits

MIT Alum Develops Sensor to Help Athletes Monitor Hard Hits »

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.

Judges Unanimously Vote WatchRx Winner of the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge

Judges Unanimously Vote WatchRx Winner of the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge »

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.

MIT Professor Helps Seniors Age at Home Safely with Revolutionary New Device

MIT Professor Helps Seniors Age at Home Safely with Revolutionary New Device »

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.

With Help from Hollywood, BCH Program Revamps Surgical Trainers

With Help from Hollywood, BCH Program Revamps Surgical Trainers »

But this isn’t the first time the hospital’s SIMPeds program has pioneered patient simulation–and likely won’t be the last.

From Daily Doubles to Doctors’ Sides

From Daily Doubles to Doctors’ Sides »

In the current era of Big Data, the challenge of consuming and analyzing an unprecedented amount of medical information regularly confronts physicians. Watson Health, IBM’s cognitive computing platform, is here to help.

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