#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

9 Oct, 2014
NewsUncategorized
Boston startup PillPack brings in the big bucks. Photo via PillPack. We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, in Boston and beyond: 1. PillPack Raised $8.75 Million in Funding You may have heard about the Somerville-based startup PillPack - we've written about them before. Their founder, TJ Parker, was a founding…
Turfly: A Ramp to Health & Movement

Turfly: A Ramp to Health & Movement »

What initially started as an effort by Vik Paruchuri, Nicolas Saint-Arnaud and Tyler Martin to prevent cardiovascular disease eventually turned into a long look at what keeps people healthy. Paruchuri, Saint-Arnaud and Martin are the founders of Turfly, an innovative app billed as "Runkeeper meets Foursquare" that allows users to capture turf, gaining points for movement and competing…
mHealth Apps & Privacy Policies: What Next?

mHealth Apps & Privacy Policies: What Next? »

15 Sep, 2014
NewsUncategorized
Dr. Ali Sunyaev recently published a study with his colleague Dr. Kenneth Mandl about the privacy policies - or the lack thereof - of the world's most popular mHealth apps. Photo provided. Last week we were hit with a Mobi Health News announcement: Less than a third of popular health apps have privacy…
C-CDAs: The Fuel For Medical Apps

C-CDAs: The Fuel For Medical Apps »

11 Aug, 2014
NewsUncategorized
Developing medical apps requires harnessing data from C-CDAs. Image via creative commons. When you look at Google’s and Apple’s app stores, you'll see that they're populated with thousands of applications that have revolutionized how we communicate and think about our phones. These apps are the reason we call our phones ‘smartphones.’ When you…
Interview with Dustin DiTommaso of Mad*Pow: Explaining “Behavior Change”

Interview with Dustin DiTommaso of Mad*Pow: Explaining “Behavior Change” »

3 Mar, 2014
Uncategorized

Mad*Pow works with clients to develop apps and digital tools to help patients make changes in their everyday lives to improve health or manage chronic conditions.

The big impact of mobile health solutions: Rohit Khanna’s reflections on the Tufts Medstart Blue Button Challenge

The big impact of mobile health solutions: Rohit Khanna’s reflections on the Tufts Medstart Blue Button Challenge »

24 Feb, 2014
Uncategorized
A few weeks ago I had the privilege of being involved with the Blue Button initiative through a joint Tufts/M.I.T/White House Innovation collaborative effort. About one hundred people descended upon Tufts University’s Harrison Avenue location to spend a weekend debating, discussing and designing solutions for healthcare that meet the goal of the Blue Button Initiative…
What a Clinician Needs To Know To Build An App

What a Clinician Needs To Know To Build An App »

12 Nov, 2013
Opinion/Editorial
Think you have an innovative tech idea and want to roll it out as quickly as possible? Clinicians are utilizing all sorts of technical tools every day when providing care, and no doubt many are constantly noticing gaps and dreaming up new solutions they'd like to use. If you wish there were a mobile app…

Send this to a friend