Watson Health Taps Paul Tang to Reimagine the Future of Healthcare

Watson Health Taps Paul Tang to Reimagine the Future of Healthcare »

13 Jun, 2016
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Dr. Paul Tang, Watson Health’s new Chief Health Transformation Officer, has a new idea for how the deluge of medical data can be used to reimagine the way physicians care for their patients.

Top Five Reads of the Week

Top Five Reads of the Week »

3 Jun, 2016
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In this week’s MTB Roundup: Boston’s new digital health innovation lab and $26M digital health VC fund, overreactions to the latests cancer-cell phone study, and doctors in hot water after responding to negative Yelp reviews…

May Funding Roundup

May Funding Roundup »

1 Jun, 2016
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Happy June, everyone! Once again we’re back with a list of last month’s most important med tech funding deals.

In a New Set of Principles, The MMS Tackles HIT

In a New Set of Principles, The MMS Tackles HIT »

31 May, 2016
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The Massachusetts Medical Society Committee on Information Technology has decided that it’s time for physicians, institutions and vendors to address many issues surrounding EHRs. They’ve recently adopted a set of seven principles that broadly outlines what healthcare IT should seek to accomplish and give voice to what physicians feel is missing from current solutions.

Top 5 Reads of the Week

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27 May, 2016
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In this week’s MTB Roundup: The link between epigenetics and mental illness, an implantable solution to the opioid crisis, MIT’s game-changing drug machine and more…

Goodbye Flyers, There’s a New Way to Find Study Participants

Goodbye Flyers, There’s a New Way to Find Study Participants »

Xperii, a marketplace that connects researchers with study and clinical trial participants, is gearing up to launch their platform this summer.

In Healthcare, Sometimes Established Players Provide Solutions Startups Can’t

In Healthcare, Sometimes Established Players Provide Solutions Startups Can’t »

23 May, 2016
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Philips Healthcare’s resources, infrastructure and proven track record make them a key player in fostering innovation in hospitals and setting them up for long term success

MIT Professor Leverages Machine Learning to Find Promising Cancer Treatments

MIT Professor Leverages Machine Learning to Find Promising Cancer Treatments »

16 May, 2016
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Dr. Dimitris Bertsimas, professor of operational research at MIT has devised a machine-learning model to help advise patients and doctors about the relative benefits of various combinational chemotherapy treatments, and help researchers predict the toxicity and survivability of new combinations of drugs that have previously not been tried together.

Top 5 Reads of the Week

Top 5 Reads of the Week »

6 May, 2016
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In this week's roundup: The rise of the all-digital hospital, why we aren't ready for automated surgical robots, why doctors join startups and more...

Talking Mirrors and Virtual Nurses: Million Dollar Ideas from MIT’s Grand Hack

Talking Mirrors and Virtual Nurses: Million Dollar Ideas from MIT’s Grand Hack »

3 May, 2016
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This year at MIT Hacking Medicine's 2016 Grand Hack, a new group of hopefuls assembled with the aim of leveraging technology to address major problems in healthcare.

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