Using Social Media to Forecast the Flu

Using Social Media to Forecast the Flu »

29 Oct, 2015
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By leveraging EHRs, Twitter and Google data with self-reporting, researchers can track spread of disease with “near perfect” accuracy, study finds.

Harvard Health Acceleration Challenge: Meet the Finalists

Harvard Health Acceleration Challenge: Meet the Finalists »

19 Feb, 2015
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The Harvard Business School (HBS) and the Harvard Medical School (HMS) recently announced the finalists of their Harvard Health Acceleration Challenge: Bloodbuy, I-Pass, Medalogix and Twine. The challenge is a “scale-up” competition that focuses on finding and mentoring companies with innovative healthcare solutions. All four finalists will receive networking, funding and mentorship during the next year to help…
Naomi Fried On Leaving Boston Children’s, Joining Biogen Idec & Digital Health Opportunities

Naomi Fried On Leaving Boston Children’s, Joining Biogen Idec & Digital Health Opportunities »

6 Feb, 2015
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Naomi Fried, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital's former Chief Innovation Officer, recently announced her decision to step down from the position, joining Biogen Idec as their Vice President of Medical Information, Innovation and External Partnerships. Fried worked as Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) at Boston Children’s for 4.5 years, breaking new ground as the first CIO of…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

2 Jan, 2015
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What's in a FitBit? controversy, it turns out. Photo via FitBit Flex wiki. We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. Santa Claus Came to Town... With FitBits FitBit's sales numbers jumped this season as people rushed to buy the newest version of the activity tracker…
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 Hackathon – Dr. Michael Docktor

Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon – Dr. Michael Docktor »

1 Oct, 2013
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Dr. Michael Docktor (yes, his name is Dr. Docktor), age 35, sits down with us to talk about the 2013 Hacking Pediatrics Hackathon. Dr. Docktor is a pediatric gastroenterologist at Boston Children’s Hospital, the Director of Clinical Mobile Solutions, and the physician lead of the Hacking Pediatrics Executive Team. This will be Boston Children’s Hospital first ever hackathon…

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