What a Community-Based Asthma Care Program Teaches Us About Payment Reform

What a Community-Based Asthma Care Program Teaches Us About Payment Reform »

A Boston Children's Hospital asthma initiative serves as a case study for payment reform. Photo via higherperspective.com It’s clear as day that the American method of paying for healthcare is broken. But things get murky when it comes to finding appropriate solutions. Debates about the "ideal" payment model, a model that offers…
Boston’s Andrea Ippolito & Gajen Sunthara Named Presidential Innovation Fellows

Boston’s Andrea Ippolito & Gajen Sunthara Named Presidential Innovation Fellows »

Andrea Ippolito Boston innovators Andrea Ippolito and Gajen Sunthara have been selected as Round 3 Presidential Innovation Fellows. Gajen has been chosen to work on the MyData Initiative at the Department of Health and Human Services. Andrea, currently a PhD student in the Engineering Systems Division at MIT, will be working with the Department of…
Boston Children’s Names Three Finalists for Next Week’s “Innovation Tank”

Boston Children’s Names Three Finalists for Next Week’s “Innovation Tank” »

Today, Boston Children's Hospital announced the three finalists who will be fighting for $30,000 and investment advice at the live pitch-off Innovation Tank next Friday, October 31, 2014. The live pitch off, hosted by Shark Tank's Daymond John as part of the Boston Children's Global Pediatric Summit, Taking on Tomorrow, will be held at the…
Hacking Pediatrics 2.0: Kicking Innovation Up Another Notch

Hacking Pediatrics 2.0: Kicking Innovation Up Another Notch »

30 Sep, 2014
EventsUncategorized
Finalists present at last year's Hacking Pediatrics. Photo by Dr. Jennifer Joe. Last year, Michael Docktor, a Boston Children's Hospital physician, became obsessed with what was going on in the start-up and healthcare spaces. After watching Rock Health, Healthbox and other accelerators, he pitched the idea of running a Boston Children's accelerator.…
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…
OPENPediatrics: Digital Health Across the Globe

OPENPediatrics: Digital Health Across the Globe »

OPENPediatrics brings information to pediatric medical professionals all over the world. A child from the United States was vacationing with her family in Guatemala City when she fell critically ill, and Dr. Jeffrey Burns was asked to care for her from afar. As Chief of Critical Care Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and…
Pitch Your Pediatric Innovation at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank

Pitch Your Pediatric Innovation at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank »

Have a great product solution for a pediatric healthcare problem? Think your inspired business plan belongs on ABC's "Shark Tank"? Lucky for you, Boston Children's Hospital's Global Pediatric Summit and Awards is holding an Innovation Tank event right here in Boston on Friday, October 31 as part of their 'Taking On Tomorrow' event. The forum will give pediatric…
Dr. Naomi Fried Discusses Innovation at Boston Children’s Hospital

Dr. Naomi Fried Discusses Innovation at Boston Children’s Hospital »

12 Jun, 2014
MedTech Features
As chief innovation officer at Boston Children’s Hospital, Dr. Naomi Fried is one of the nation’s top health IT gurus. Her position at a hub for scholarly advancement affords her the opportunity to meet and collaborate with top minds in academics, healthcare and technology. When she’s not innovating, Dr. Fried takes time to mentor those…
Telehealth: Doc, treat me like Neil Armstrong!

Telehealth: Doc, treat me like Neil Armstrong! »

30 May, 2014
MedTech Features
Is connected and telehealth going to be "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind?" Joe Ternello, President of Kinematix, and Naomi Fried, Chief Innovation Officer of Boston Children's Hospital This morning at MassMEDIC's (Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council) "Connected Health--Trends, Regulations, and Payment," Joe Ternello, President of Kinematix,…
More Photos from the MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge

More Photos from the MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge »

2 May, 2014
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Updated with even more photos!

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