Top 5 Gerontechnology Products (To Increase Social Engagement for Seniors)

Top 5 Gerontechnology Products (To Increase Social Engagement for Seniors) »

22 May, 2018
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As medicine advances and extends life expectancy, more people are living longer than ever before. Joseph Coughlin, the director of the MIT AgeLab, states “The longevity economy is older adults, which starts at age 50 for most of us, and makes up a $7-to-$9 trillion economy. The 50+ group is responsible for 70% of disposable…
The Fight to Overcome Disparities and Discrimination in LGBTQ Healthcare

The Fight to Overcome Disparities and Discrimination in LGBTQ Healthcare »

11 May, 2018
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The Transforming Healthcare conference seeks to eliminate the prejudice LGBTQ patients often face when seeking medical care.

Nurses: The Pioneers of Problem Solving In Medicine

Nurses: The Pioneers of Problem Solving In Medicine »

  I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. ~ Florence Nightingale  Florence Nightingale is known as a pioneer in nursing. Nightingale saw opportunities to improve the care of patients in the face of challenges that still plague our health care environments today. Some challenges include noise, risks of infection,…
How One Company’s Digital Prescription App Will Change Mental Illness Therapy

How One Company’s Digital Prescription App Will Change Mental Illness Therapy »

23 Apr, 2018
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Right now, mental illness is a widespread problem in the U.S. Pear Therapeutics, a Boston-based digital prescription company, plans to solve it—with smartphone apps.

The MAVEN Project’s Mission to Improve Access to Healthcare

The MAVEN Project’s Mission to Improve Access to Healthcare »

According to the CDC, over 28 million Americans are uninsured, and approximately 70 million Americans are covered by Medicaid. There is a growing, unmet need for access to specialists and primary care doctors in medically underserved communities.  The MAVEN Project is on a mission to change this.

Congratulations to the Quadruple Impact Challenge Winners!

Congratulations to the Quadruple Impact Challenge Winners! »

15 Dec, 2017
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Congratulations to SafeStep, the Grand Prize Winner of the Quadruple Impact Challenge! SafeStep pitched off live at the MedTech Impact Conference and Expo in Las Vegas, NV on December 14th. They won a $10,000 Grand Prize to help advance their idea. 

C- Sweetener Matches Mentoring Pairs for Women to Enter the C- Suite

C- Sweetener Matches Mentoring Pairs for Women to Enter the C- Suite »

12 Dec, 2017
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Entrepreneur Lisa Serwin believes that a lack of women leadership is bad for the industry. “If you think of patients in healthcare systems as consumers, as your customers, to not have the majority of your customer pool represented at your executive table is a huge loss,” she explains. “It’s a huge miss in the healthcare industry.” That’s why she founded C- Sweetener, a non-profit online platform based in San Francisco that matches vetted mentors in the healthcare industry with female mentees aspiring to break into the C-Suite. Serwin, who has held multiple C-Suite positions says, “We really just want to change the conversation. We wanted to stop talking and start doing.”

CMS Expanded Coverage of Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring Services

CMS Expanded Coverage of Telehealth and Remote Patient Monitoring Services »

12 Dec, 2017
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In terms of remote patient monitoring, CMS has un-bundled CPT code 99091 for 2018, meaning that providers will soon be able to get reimbursed separately for time spent on collection and interpretation of health data that is generated by a patient remotely, digitally stored and transmitted to the provider, at a minimum of 30 minutes of time. CMS stated that this is a first step toward recognizing remote patient monitoring services for separate payment, and it will continue to closely track the AMA’s CPT Editorial Panel activities as they further refine and value the code sets for remote monitoring.

Pixm Develops AI Cybersecurity Against Phishing

Pixm Develops AI Cybersecurity Against Phishing »

3 Dec, 2017
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Pixm is backed by some well-known cybersecurity and former NSA leaders and has developed an AI computer-vision based technology to detect zero-day phishing attacks in real-time. Pixm’s AI anti-phishing software runs on all devices protecting users from these phishing attacks at the point of click. Buduri explains, “Whenever you open a phishing link in your browser, our software performs visual and spatial analysis, determines if it’s a phishing attack, and shuts it down inside your browser in real-time, all within one second.”

Announcing the Winners of the Philips Wearables Challenge

Announcing the Winners of the Philips Wearables Challenge »

30 Oct, 2017
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Launched in summer of 2017, the Philips Wearables Challenge called for novel solutions to predict early signs of patient deterioration and prevent hospital readmission. We’re happy to announce the winning teams selected by a live panel of judges at last Thursday’s event.

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