Pokémon Go an Accidental Digital Health App? Not So Fast…

Pokémon Go an Accidental Digital Health App? Not So Fast… »

27 Jul, 2016
NewsUncategorized

Over the past few weeks, social media has exploded with praise for the supposed health benefits of the recently released app, Pokémon Go. But without clinical evidence, what conclusions can we realistically draw about the health benefits of this popular game?

Testing Thync: A Calming, Energizing Personal Brain Modulator

Testing Thync: A Calming, Energizing Personal Brain Modulator »

12 May, 2015
EventsProducts
For many professionals, stress, fatigue, and anxiety are synonymous with their daily lives. How do these individuals power through their days? A few cups of coffee in the morning? Perhaps a few drinks at the end of a day to help them feel more relaxed? In some cases, individuals find “solutions” to their problems that…
Our 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators of 2015

Our 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators of 2015 »

13 Apr, 2015
People
We're incredibly excited to announce the winners of this year's MedTech Boston 40 Under 40 healthcare innovators from Boston and beyond. Our list includes physicians, entrepreneurs, policy makers, students and more - but the key is that they're all committed to changing…
The Doctor as a Digital Decoder

The Doctor as a Digital Decoder »

31 Mar, 2015
Opinion/Editorial
To read more posts like this, visit the American Resident Project. The growing wearable sensor market is yielding ever-increasing amounts of consumer-derived digital data. These data can consist of many different physiologic measures such as heart rate and rhythm, sleep quality, brain activity, and physical activity levels. As many consumers and…
Looking Back and Moving Forward: 2014’s Health Care Disappointments Drive 2015’s Trends

Looking Back and Moving Forward: 2014’s Health Care Disappointments Drive 2015’s Trends »

It's been quite a year in the medtech and healthcare spaces. We've seen the medical world fall in love (and maybe out of love) with Google Glass and other wearables. EHRs have continually failed our system, causing frustration and efforts toward improved interoperability. Data concerns spurred conversations about privacy and patient-controlled care. Collaborations between academic medical…
Analytics, Behavioral Health and Cellphones: The ABC Approach of Ginger.io

Analytics, Behavioral Health and Cellphones: The ABC Approach of Ginger.io »

3 Dec, 2014
Companies
At the recent Exponential Medicine conference in San Diego, we had the opportunity to spend some time with Vinod Khosla, a prominent venture capitalist. Mr. Khosla has a vision to drive the current practice of medicine toward a more data-driven science of medicine, especially when it comes to behavioral health. One of the companies he…
4 Crucial Concepts from Exponential Medicine 2014

4 Crucial Concepts from Exponential Medicine 2014 »

Exponential Medicine attendees. Photos provided. The Exponential Medicine conference has been an extraordinary event so far, bringing together thought leaders in innovation, technology, science, and healthcare from around the globe for a four day meeting in San Diego. It's been a reboot for the way we think about healthcare challenges and a look at…
Be Part of the Change & Empower the Next Generation of Primary Care Providers

Be Part of the Change & Empower the Next Generation of Primary Care Providers »

18 Jul, 2014
News
As the Editor-in-Chief of MedTech Boston and because I’m leading a boot-strapped start-up company, I talk to a number of entrepreneurs, Angels, and venture capitalists every week. One VC was confused about Medstro, and instead replied, “You know what you should build—a website for me to know what specialist to go to. For example, there’s…
Primary Care Challenge (#PCC14): Open Call to Innovators!

Primary Care Challenge (#PCC14): Open Call to Innovators! »

5 Jul, 2014
MTB Contest
What are you doing to transform American health care delivery on the front lines? On March 23, 2010 President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) into law. This is commonly called "Obamacare", and together with the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act, represents the most significant regulatory overhaul of the U.S. healthcare system since…

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