iThermonitor Provides Real-Time, Continuous Temperature Reading

iThermonitor Provides Real-Time, Continuous Temperature Reading »

4 Feb, 2015
Products
Win 10 Raiing iThermonitors by applying to the 2015 Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge. Photo provided. Topiramate – also known by its generic name, Topamax – can be a wonder drug for children over the age of two with Epilepsy. But one of the drug’s side effects is an increase in…
Happier, Inc: Re-Defining Success

Happier, Inc: Re-Defining Success »

Nataly Kogan, co-founder of Happier Inc. Photo provided. Nataly Kogan had achieved the American dream - or so she thought. She was a teenager when she and her parents arrived in the United States as refugees. Her mission was clear: she’d make a lot of money and be successful. The only problem was that…
mHealth: Miles to Go Before We Sleep

mHealth: Miles to Go Before We Sleep »

22 Jan, 2015
People
Donna Malvey, PhD, explains the benefits and challenges of mHealth adoption all over the world. Photo via shutterstock. 90% of American adults have smartphones, according to the Pew Research Center. They’re using their smartphones to navigate a reliable route to a new restaurant or to snag a new pair of jeans. But…
Empowered Brain: A Google Glass-Based Solution For Autism

Empowered Brain: A Google Glass-Based Solution For Autism »

29 Dec, 2014
CompaniesProducts
Ned Sahin, founder of Brain Power. Photo provided. Wearables are the future. Children on the autism spectrum also need a little extra help navigating human relationships and stressful situations, says Ned Sahin, CEO and president of Cambridge-based Brain Power. He hopes his company can bring wearables to autistic children through a suite of products called…
How to Develop a Killer Patent Strategy

How to Develop a Killer Patent Strategy »

11 Dec, 2014
News
Patent strategy can be a confusing but important part of growing your startup. Photo via flickr. Are you protecting your healthcare product so other companies don't copy it? Are you working to prevent potential competitors from introducing innovations that could compete with your product? We recently caught a session called “Develop a Killer Patent…
Real-Time Patient Engagement: A Solution for Diabetics Suffering from Foot Ulcers

Real-Time Patient Engagement: A Solution for Diabetics Suffering from Foot Ulcers »

Orthomonitor is a wearable device that can be embedded in orthotics and prosthetics to assess the patient treatment experience. Photo provided by Kinematix. You may not know that diabetic patients commonly express concern about foot ulcers. According to WebMD, this is because these patients have an increased risk of complication with wound healing. Decreased blood flow and a…
New Games Promise Accurate ADHD Diagnoses

New Games Promise Accurate ADHD Diagnoses »

CogCubed allows for early diagnosis for children with ADHD - and kids love the game, too. Photo provided. Roughly 6 million kids between the ages of 4 and 17 are diagnosed with ADHD, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Of that 6 million, about half are misdiagnosed, says Kurt Roots, co-founder…
What You Missed at Boston’s Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum

What You Missed at Boston’s Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum »

26 Nov, 2014
EventsNews
Suchi Saria speaks at the Big Data & Healthcare Analytics Forum. Photo by Aine Cryts. The ethics of using predictive analytics in medical decision making. A mobile app that captures clinical data from Parkinson’s patients. Using predictive analytics to help inform end of life decisions. These are just three of the topics…
SunSprite: Shedding Light on Seasonal Depression

SunSprite: Shedding Light on Seasonal Depression »

SunSprite is a wearable sunlight tracker. Photo provided. New Englanders are a hearty bunch, but that doesn’t mean some of us aren’t susceptible to seasonal depression. Also called seasonal affective disorder (SAD), this type of depression is related to the changing of the seasons. And according to the Mayo Clinic, SAD…
5 Things We Discovered at Last Week’s Connected Health Symposium

5 Things We Discovered at Last Week’s Connected Health Symposium »

29 Oct, 2014
EventsNews
A panel from Boston Children’s Hospital presents, including Carla Small, Karen Sakakeeny, Alexandra Pelletier and Israel Green-Hopkins. Photo by Aine Cryts. About 1,200 healthcare visionaries, clinical experts, patient advocates and researchers descended on the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston for the Connected Health Symposium on October 23 and 24, 2014.…

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