TMCx’s Accelerator at HIMSS17

TMCx’s Accelerator at HIMSS17 »

Check out the companies presented at HIMSS 17 by the 3-year old Texas Medical Center Accelerator (TMCx). Early-stage digital health and medical device companies that have not yet sold their product are eligible to participate in the 3-year old TMCx’s “no fee, no equity” program. Participation begins with a 4-week boot camp, and includes mentorship and shared development workspace.

Robotic Nursing Assistant System Poised To Curtail Workplace Injuries

Robotic Nursing Assistant System Poised To Curtail Workplace Injuries »

Founded in 2007, a Burlington company’s vision to revolutionize healthcare with Robots is becoming reality. Hstar Technologies has raised $9.5 million in funding to develop robots including the Robotic Nursing Assistant system (RoNA), which aims to assist nursing staff with patient lifting and care.

Allegheny Health Network Announces A New Challenge

Allegheny Health Network Announces A New Challenge »

13 Mar, 2017
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The AHN “Design the Chip Challenge” to offer $10,000 prize for best design of a portable, secure technology allowing immediate access to patients’ medical histories.

Boston Scientific Announces Six Finalists in 2nd Annual Connected Patient Challenge,  Focused on Healthcare Data Analytics

Boston Scientific Announces Six Finalists in 2nd Annual Connected Patient Challenge, Focused on Healthcare Data Analytics »

3 Mar, 2017
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Finalists will present their ideas to a panel of judges and a live audience in Cambridge on March 9; Top winners will be awarded up to $50,000 of in-kind support to advance submitted concept

Improving Radiology with Artificial Intelligence

Improving Radiology with Artificial Intelligence »

28 Feb, 2017
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Mass General has partnered with NVIDIA to process their database of approximately 10 billion medical images through deep learning algorithms. With NVIDIA’s server, which was designed for AI applications, the deep learning algorithms written by NVIDIA engineers and Mass General data scientists will aim to improve detection, diagnosis, treatment and management of disease.

Boston-Based Startup TYME Focuses On Helping Athletes Monitor And Optimize Healthy Performance

Boston-Based Startup TYME Focuses On Helping Athletes Monitor And Optimize Healthy Performance »

As athletes in the Boston-area begin training for spring’s sporting events, a variety of apps and products can help them track their health and performance. One of these Boston-based fitness options, TYME Wear, offers a shirt which allows athletes to monitor breathing patterns as they work out.

BrainRobotics To Release “Affordable” Mind-Controlled Prosthesis

BrainRobotics To Release “Affordable” Mind-Controlled Prosthesis »

New and affordable mind-controlled prosthesis could be on the way for upper-limb amputees, as Somerville-based BrainRobotics plans to unveil a non-invasive artificial arm this year.

Preparing for an Organ Shortage

Preparing for an Organ Shortage »

13 Feb, 2017
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Self-driving cars will save lives lost to car accidents, but will decimate available donor organs. How will Boston’s biotechnology be a part of the solution?

Built By Skeptics For Skeptics: 10% Happier Aims For “Realistic” Mindfulness Goals

Built By Skeptics For Skeptics: 10% Happier Aims For “Realistic” Mindfulness Goals »

9 Feb, 2017
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While some businesses in the self-help industry attempt to sell unrealistic amounts of happiness, one Boston-based mindfulness app aims to make its users just ten-percent happier.

Is There An App For That? Experts Talk Digital Strategies of Mental Health and Wellness

Is There An App For That? Experts Talk Digital Strategies of Mental Health and Wellness »

2 Feb, 2017
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Smartphones have tracked steps and heartbeats, but now, experts are trying to see if they can track—and possibly ease—the mind. The Harvard School of Public Health has teamed up with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Digital Psychiatry Program to develop apps that investigate how smartphone technology could be used for mental health treatment.

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