#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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1 May, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: M2D2's new collaborative lab space will open next month. Photo via M2D2. 1. M2D2's Bigger Space The University of Massachusetts medical device incubator M2D2 will open a new, fully-equipped shared lab space on June 1st of this year. The collaborative space,…
Philips’ CareSage Engine Improves Senior Care Management

Philips’ CareSage Engine Improves Senior Care Management »

For over forty years, Philips Lifeline has provided elderly patients with a medical alert service. Now, the company is taking this service one step further by rolling out CareSage, a new predictive analytics engine that allows health organizations to better monitor and care for elderly patients through a combination of wearable devices and monitoring. CareSage provides an analysis of both…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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24 Apr, 2015
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1. Tal Medical Secures $14 Million in Financing Round We wrote about Tal Medical, a local company developing new treatments for depression and other psychiatric disorders, a few months ago. But since then, the company has raised additional funding and added new industry veterans to their team. According to a release, the company will use…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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17 Apr, 2015
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Congress pass a new Medicare policy this week. Photo via Shutterstock/ zimmytws. 1. "Doc Fix" Gets the Nix Last Tuesday, a policy nicknamed the "doc fix" finally got the ax. The policy, which has served as an excuse for crisis-motivated legislation for many years, refers to a process by which Congress struggled…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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10 Apr, 2015
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1. Costs of Care Launches Story Contest Every year, the non-profit value-based care organization Costs of Care holds an essay contest inviting patients, clinicians and students to share real stories about the successes and failures of healthcare affordability. Why? "Ultimately, no amount of regulating, reorganizing or otherwise reforming the healthcare system will successfully contain costs unless…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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3 Apr, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Medisafe Integrates BioFeedback Medisafe, a global medication management program based out of Boston, will now allow patients to track and correlate their adherence directly with health outcomes. The company is hopeful that this will help users visualize how taking medication or missing a…
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27 Mar, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Phoenix Children's Hospital Brings in the Tablets Phoenix Children's Hospital is known to be innovative both in design and practice. Photo via archdaily. According to mobihealthnews, the Arizona-based children's hospital plans to install 200 tablets in patient rooms, each equipped with…
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20 Mar, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Boston Represents at SXSW CareAline founders Kezia and Mike Fitzgerald present their pitch at the Boston Children's Hospital's Innovation Tank pitch off last November. Photo via Boston Children’s Hospital. Voices of the Boston healthcare community rang out loud and clear at…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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13 Mar, 2015
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Geneia and Physicians' Alliance Ltd. entered an agreement to introduce advanced analytics in 22 medical practices. Photo courtesy of TechWorld. We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. FDA Launches App to Monitor Drug Shortages The FDA has released an app that will enable physicians to monitor…
Pearls of Wisdom from the 2014 mHealth Summit

Pearls of Wisdom from the 2014 mHealth Summit »

Photo by Dr. Stuart Hochron. The buzz at this year’s mHealth Summit in Washington D.C. revolved around two deeply different types of technology: relatively low-tech solutions for care coordination, and the remarkable potential of EHR analytics. The value of combining high and low-tech solutions was also on display in the area of remote…

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