Feature of Doctors making Apps: Dr. Arianne Kourosh talks about her Skin Advocate App »

1 Nov, 2013
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As healthcare and medical technology evolves, MedTech Boston wants to emphasize that physician input into the technological solutions is invaluable. Periodically, we're going to profile bright and innovative physicians who still primarily work with patients who have developed incredibly useful website or smart phone applications. A few weeks earlier, we saw the creative phone app…

Interview with Amy Cueva of Mad*Pow on Designing Healthcare »

29 Oct, 2013
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At last week’s Partners Connected Health Symposium, I had the pleasure of chatting with Amy Cueva, Founder and Chief Experience Officer of the design firm Mad*Pow. Amy delivered an inspiring keynote talk titled ‘Designing an Ecosystem of Care’ to over 1,000 attendees at this year’s symposium. I caught up with Amy after her keynote to…

XX in Health @ Athenahealth- Naomi Fried, Dana Safran, Lesley Solomon, and Mary Kate Foley talk about mentorship, career, and life »

25 Oct, 2013
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On October 15, 2013, Athenahealth hosted the Boston  XX in Health mixer.  It was a wonderful evening of bright and curious women interested in catalyzing change in healthcare who came together in a lovely space to exchange ideas and learn from each other.  We heard from industry veterans about their experiences navigating the corporate ladder…

Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon Day 1 »

21 Oct, 2013
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This weekend marked Boston Children’s Hospital’s first official collaboration with MIT’s H@cking Medicine team to bring us Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon! The event brings together seriously skilled engineers, clinicians and serial entrepreneurs for a weekend of brainstorming and prototyping to help find solutions for some of the biggest problems in pediatrics. The organizers received over 200…

VP Shunt, 3rd place winner of Hacking Pediatrics- Technology to invest in early! »

21 Oct, 2013
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Babek Movassaghi, PhD, MBA candidate at MIT Sloan School of Management, and Christopher Lee, PhD student at Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, formed Team VPShunt.  These innovative guys saw a great idea and dove into it.  Though they placed third at the Boston Children's Hospital Hacking Pediatrics, this is going to be the…

Team RightByte, 1st place winner at Hacking Pediatrics- Start-up to watch! »

20 Oct, 2013
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Today, at Boston Children's Hospital's first ever Hacking Pediatrics, RightByte took first place.  This team was led by Elizabeth Hait, MD, MPH and Tara McCarthy, MS, RD, LDN.  Dr. Elizabeth Hait is an Attending Physicians and Instructor of Pediatrics in the Gastroenterology Nutrition department at Boston Children's Hospital.  Tara McCarthy is a Clinical Nutrition Specialist also in the Gastroenterology…

Boston Children’s Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon Winners-RightByte takes first! »

20 Oct, 2013
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Today was an exciting culmination of months of hard work for the Hacking Pediatrics and MIT Hacking Medicine.  Over the course of a weekend, physicians, nurses, clinicians, dietitians, entrepreneurs, business people, engineers, and coders were all thrown together to make pediatric medicine better.  It was exciting and exhausting.  But creative and effective solutions were born. Naomi…

Partners HealthCare Connected Health Symposium 2013: Preview and Interview with Joseph Kvedar, MD »

17 Oct, 2013
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Discussion with Dr. Joseph Kvedar about next week’s Partners Healthcare Connected Health Symposium scheduled for October 24-25, 2013 Yesterdy, Jennifer and I had the pleasure of speaking to Dr. Joseph Kvedar, the Founder and Director of the Center for Connected Health at Partners HealthCare. We discussed the upcoming Connected Health Symposium happening in Boston October…
Hacking Cancer- Finals, Dr. Catherine Klapperich

Hacking Cancer- Finals, Dr. Catherine Klapperich »

5 Oct, 2013
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At the end of the day, Dr. Catherine Klapperich, Director of the Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care, a Kern Innovation Faculty Fellow, an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Director of the Laboratory for Diagnostics and Global Healthcare Technologies, and a member of the Center for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Boston University, sat down…
Cancer Care Hackathon- About with Lena Liu, biomedical engineer wonder!

Cancer Care Hackathon- About with Lena Liu, biomedical engineer wonder! »

5 Oct, 2013
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This is the first hackathon hosted by the Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care.  The Center is about one year old and was created by a National Institute of Health grant called the Point-of-Care Technologies Research Network (POCTRN).  The director of the center is Catherine Klapperich, PhD. At only 22-years-old, Lena Liu is the…

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