New on the MedTalk Boston Podcast: 40 Under 40 and PULSE@MassChallenge

New on the MedTalk Boston Podcast: 40 Under 40 and PULSE@MassChallenge »

27 Apr, 2017
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On this episode of MedTalk Boston, Julia Karron meets up with Nick Dougherty, Director of PULSE@MassChallenge to discuss the accelerator’s plans to make Boston a digital health hub.

Inaugural Medical Sensors Design Conference Comes to Boston in May

Inaugural Medical Sensors Design Conference Comes to Boston in May »

25 Apr, 2017
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The Sensors Group, creators of the most highly regarded resources in the sensors market including the annual Sensors Expo & Conference and publishers of Sensors Magazine, today announced the conference program for the inaugural Medical Sensors Design Conference.

Wearables and the Future of Patient Monitoring: A Review of Philips’ New Biosensor

Wearables and the Future of Patient Monitoring: A Review of Philips’ New Biosensor »

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.

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.

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