CAMTech Announces Innovation Award Winner

CAMTech Announces Innovation Award Winner »

A.J. Kumar in the field in Zambia. Photo provided by CAMTech. The Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech) at Massachusetts General Hospital recently announced the winner of its latest Innovation Award – the Whitesides Research Group. CAMTech launched three years ago with the goal of accelerating medical technology innovation in low and…
SmartNav: An Innovative Solution to Navigating Hospitals

SmartNav: An Innovative Solution to Navigating Hospitals »

Patients often face a seemingly simple problem when they arrive at a hospital or clinic: navigation. SmartNav, an app-based solution, is designed to help patients with this issue. “We want to help guide and assist patients so they can arrive at the proper destination at the right time in as stress-free a manner as possible,”…
Win Access to HealthBridge.me’s API Technology

Win Access to HealthBridge.me’s API Technology »

11 Feb, 2015
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Communication is key for effective wearable technology. Photo via Shutterstock/gpointstudio. Wearable technology have the ability to change healthcare for the better, enabling us to reach more patients, monitor vitals more effectively and track everything from sleep to chronic pain. "The American Medical Association finds that seven out of ten patient visits are…
iThermonitor Provides Real-Time, Continuous Temperature Reading

iThermonitor Provides Real-Time, Continuous Temperature Reading »

4 Feb, 2015
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Win 10 Raiing iThermonitors by applying to the 2015 Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge. Photo provided. Topiramate – also known by its generic name, Topamax – can be a wonder drug for children over the age of two with Epilepsy. But one of the drug’s side effects is an increase in…
Find Temperature Control with Wristify

Find Temperature Control with Wristify »

Win up to 10 Wristify wearables for your proposed healthcare pilot. Apply now! When you think of wearables, you might first think about tracking sleep or steps - but what about temperature? Matt Smith, co-founder of embr labs, is on a mission to return temperature control to the hands of the individual.…
Sleep Tight & Innovate with Misfit Shine

Sleep Tight & Innovate with Misfit Shine »

Submit your innovative healthcare idea to #WHPC15 to win 10 Misfit Shines for a clinical trial. Medstro's Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge is off to a quick start, with 22 submissions and several months yet to go before the live-pitch off in Boston. In the challenge, physicians, healthcare professionals and other interested parties…
Five Expert Tips for Bringing Medical Devices to Market

Five Expert Tips for Bringing Medical Devices to Market »

12 Jan, 2015
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Dr. del Nido begins the discussion. Left to Right: Pedro del Nido, Ibraheem Badejo, Maria Berkman, Ron Lancaster, and Kurt Dasse. Image courtesy of Anchor Line. “Anyone can be an innovator” was the guiding phrase of Pathways to Market: Focus on Medical Devices, a panel held at Boston Children’s Hospital on…
Empowered Brain: A Google Glass-Based Solution For Autism

Empowered Brain: A Google Glass-Based Solution For Autism »

29 Dec, 2014
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Ned Sahin, founder of Brain Power. Photo provided. Wearables are the future. Children on the autism spectrum also need a little extra help navigating human relationships and stressful situations, says Ned Sahin, CEO and president of Cambridge-based Brain Power. He hopes his company can bring wearables to autistic children through a suite of products called…
Real-Time Patient Engagement: A Solution for Diabetics Suffering from Foot Ulcers

Real-Time Patient Engagement: A Solution for Diabetics Suffering from Foot Ulcers »

Orthomonitor is a wearable device that can be embedded in orthotics and prosthetics to assess the patient treatment experience. Photo provided by Kinematix. You may not know that diabetic patients commonly express concern about foot ulcers. According to WebMD, this is because these patients have an increased risk of complication with wound healing. Decreased blood flow and a…
New Games Promise Accurate ADHD Diagnoses

New Games Promise Accurate ADHD Diagnoses »

CogCubed allows for early diagnosis for children with ADHD - and kids love the game, too. Photo provided. Roughly 6 million kids between the ages of 4 and 17 are diagnosed with ADHD, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Of that 6 million, about half are misdiagnosed, says Kurt Roots, co-founder…

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