Dr. Robert Jamison on Using Smartphones to Manage Chronic Pain

Dr. Robert Jamison on Using Smartphones to Manage Chronic Pain »

PMC 320, a new app for chronic pain management from BWH, forecasts the future of smartphones in medicine

Scott Frederick on the Value of Nurse Technologists

Scott Frederick on the Value of Nurse Technologists »

11 May, 2015
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At PointClear Solutions, Scott Frederick provides clinical insight and product research for software and app developers looking to disrupt healthcare. He's directly associated with one aspect of the PointClear business model that we find fascinating and innovative: the use of nurse technologists to vet the workflow effectiveness of every technology the company manages. This week,…
Wrap Up: The 2015 Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge

Wrap Up: The 2015 Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge »

Attendees enjoy playing with healthcare wearables demos at Google's Cambridge headquarters. Photo via @namathy Last night we held the second annual Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge! The event, which met at Google’s Cambridge headquarters from 5 to 9 pm, featured live demos and pitches from our 10 finalists. Before the live pitch-off began, attendees spent…
Dr. Charles Czeisler Talks NASA & Sleep Science

Dr. Charles Czeisler Talks NASA & Sleep Science »

Dr. Charles Czeisler is one of the world's predominant sleep scientists. Hear him speak later this month at the Partner's HealthCare World Medical Innovation Forum. Dr. Charles Czeisler, MD, PhD, is up to some incredible things. He and his colleagues at Brigham and Women's Hospital recently received NASA’s Johnson Space Center…
The MedTech Boston Guide to Planning a Healthcare Hackathon

The MedTech Boston Guide to Planning a Healthcare Hackathon »

Two years ago, “hackathon” was jargon relegated only to Silicon Valley, and it usually meant bringing programmers together to create an application or software product. Since then, hackathons have skyrocketed in popularity, spreading far beyond just software development. In 2014, dozens of hackathons took place in Boston, many focusing on finding solutions to today’s most pressing…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

13 Mar, 2015
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Geneia and Physicians' Alliance Ltd. entered an agreement to introduce advanced analytics in 22 medical practices. Photo courtesy of TechWorld. We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. FDA Launches App to Monitor Drug Shortages The FDA has released an app that will enable physicians to monitor…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

6 Mar, 2015
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This week, the Supreme Court heard arguments for a case that could potentially undermine subsidies offered by the Affordable Care Act.  Courtesy of OpenBuildings. We bring you this week’s healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. Supreme Court Hears Case on Affordable Care Act This Wednesday, the Supreme Court…
Neel Shah, MD, on Healthcare Costs and Medical Technology

Neel Shah, MD, on Healthcare Costs and Medical Technology »

13 Feb, 2015
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Neel Shah is not your typical physician. After three years of medical school at Brown University, Shah became passionate about the high cost of healthcare when he saw patients struggling to pay their medical bills. He came to the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and, after learning more about health policy and economics, founded…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

23 Jan, 2015
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Harvard Medical School launches a biomedical informatics department. Photo via Shutterstock. We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. Two Dead in Shooting at Brigham and Women’s Hospital On Tuesday, Dr. Michael J. Davidson, a cardiovascular surgeon at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, was shot and…

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