Say Goodbye to the Lazy Eye: David Hunter’s Pediatric Vision Scanner

Say Goodbye to the Lazy Eye: David Hunter’s Pediatric Vision Scanner »

Dr. Hunter uses the Pediatric Vision Scanner in his office. For almost twenty years, Dr. David Hunter, Chief of Ophthalmology at Children’s Hospital Boston and Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, has been working to better detect medical conditions that lead to a loss of vision in children. Recently, all this…
This Company Uses Gaming to Teach Emotions Management – And It Works

This Company Uses Gaming to Teach Emotions Management – And It Works »

There are 16 million kids in the United States with behavioral problems like ADHD or autism spectrum, says Jason Kahn, CEO and founder of Neuro’motion. Of those 16 million, the majority – 12 million – get no treatment. That's why Kahn’s company developed a video game to help these kids build the emotional strength they…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

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…
Five Expert Tips for Bringing Medical Devices to Market

Five Expert Tips for Bringing Medical Devices to Market »

12 Jan, 2015
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Dr. del Nido begins the discussion. Left to Right: Pedro del Nido, Ibraheem Badejo, Maria Berkman, Ron Lancaster, and Kurt Dasse. Image courtesy of Anchor Line. “Anyone can be an innovator” was the guiding phrase of Pathways to Market: Focus on Medical Devices, a panel held at Boston Children’s Hospital on…
MassTLC’s 2014 Conference Recap: Transforming Healthcare Through Technology & Innovation

MassTLC’s 2014 Conference Recap: Transforming Healthcare Through Technology & Innovation »

4 Dec, 2014
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A full room at the UMass Campus Center Ballroom. All photos by James Ryan. On Wednesday, December 3, 2014, the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC), the region's leading technology association and the premier network for tech executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and policy leaders, held it's 2014 Healthcare Conference with focuses on how…

More Disruption Please! Meet Athenahealth’s Hackathon Winners »

Athenahealth promoted an integrated model of care at their hackathon. Photo by Dr. Jessica Shanahan. From November 15 to 17, 2014, engineers, entrepreneurs, physicians, nurses, public health workers, designers, scientists and business leaders gathered with one mission: driving healthcare change. Together, they spent the weekend at athenahealth's More Disruption Please hackathon, which…
Catherine Rose Awarded Boston Children’s Hospital’s Rising Star Award

Catherine Rose Awarded Boston Children’s Hospital’s Rising Star Award »

7 Nov, 2014
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Catherine Rose and daughter, Alexis. Catherine Lacey Photography. Catherine Rose, a pediatric innovator from the Boston area, received the Rising Star Award at Boston Children’s Hospital's Innovation Summit last week. The award was based on her outstanding work in creating a product for children with visual impairments. The inspiration for this innovative…
Welcome to the World’s Best Journal Club

Welcome to the World’s Best Journal Club »

6 Nov, 2014
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Have you ever found yourself reading an article in the New England Journal of Medicine and asked yourself, wouldn't it be great if I could discuss this article with the authors themselves? Well, now you can. NEJM Group has partnered with Medstro to bring you NEJM Group Open Forum, a brand new discussion platform that…
Line Infections Take Center Stage at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank

Line Infections Take Center Stage at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank »

3 Nov, 2014
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CareAline founders Kezia and Mike Fitzgerald present their pitch to the panel of judges. All photos via Boston Children's Hospital. A panel of venture capitalists, clinicians, researchers and healthcare industry leaders struggled to choose between business prowess and medical influence at the Boston Children's Hospital's Innovation Tank event, which took place on…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

31 Oct, 2014
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Happy Halloween! We bring you this week’s healthcare and medtech trends, in Boston and beyond: 1. Boston Children’s Hospital Hosts Global Pediatric Innovation Summit Today, Boston Children’s Hospital is hosting the second day of their two-day Global Pediatric Innovation Summit. The topics covered by this year’s panels include mobile and digital health, innovation acceleration, predictive…

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