Wearables are expected to become a future staple in the most effective methods of patient monitoring and early intervention. Check out Dr. Maulik Majmudar’s review of Philips’ new wearable, single-use biosensor that has the potential to aid clinicians in detecting clinical deterioration.
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.