Resources and Information for the Boston Area

Resources and Information for the Boston Area »

If you’re building a startup in the Boston area, or just want to learn more about the medtech industry, this list of resources is perfect for you.

Achieving the Triple Aim Using Big Data: The Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge

Achieving the Triple Aim Using Big Data: The Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge »

2 Dec, 2016
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The Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge is well underway, and submissions are beginning to roll in. The focus of this year’s challenge is Big Data, and participants are encouraged to submit ideas on how to improve patient outcomes, increase efficiency in delivering care, and drive down the cost of care using data analytics.

Embrace Watch: Preventing Epileptic Deaths, One Wearable at a Time

Embrace Watch: Preventing Epileptic Deaths, One Wearable at a Time »

We monitor every aspect of our health through apps - exercise, diet, sleep and even ovulation. So why should epilepsy be any different? The new Embrace Watch from Cambridge-based company Empatica, is hoping to be the solution. Rosalind Picard, a professor at MIT and co-founder of Empatica, is trying to change the face of epilepsy,…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

22 May, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Newton-Based Jana Care Launches Diabetes Management App Jana Care announced this week the launch of a mobile diabetes management solution that allows for coaching, monitoring and shareable data. The app will be used by all 20 centers in the Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialties…
Changing the Cancer Care Paradigm: Team OnClass Heads to Google Cambridge

Changing the Cancer Care Paradigm: Team OnClass Heads to Google Cambridge »

14 Apr, 2015
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Team Members (L to R): Sameer Massand, Ajay Kohli, Maxwell Henderson, Sarah Foster, Katja Engetschwiler, Trevor Heins, Benjamin Ehrlich, Jacob Zeitzew, Anita Ramoliya, Ajit Kohli "Few moments can be tougher for patients than receiving a diagnosis of cancer," says Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge finalist Ajay Kohli. "As clinicians, we want…
WHPC Finalist Mark Hoffman Talks Temperature Regulation & Innovation Inspiration

WHPC Finalist Mark Hoffman Talks Temperature Regulation & Innovation Inspiration »

3 Apr, 2015
People
Dr. Mark Hoffman, third from right, with members of his team. Photo provided. When Mark Hoffman, PhD, the director of the Center for Health Insights at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, proposed that the Raiing Medical iThermonitor could be used to study baseline “normal” body temperatures, he believed that he was on to something…
Department of Veterans Affairs to Open New Digital Service Office in Boston

Department of Veterans Affairs to Open New Digital Service Office in Boston »

26 Mar, 2015
News
This year, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will be opening a new office in Boston for its Digital Service, a technical team tasked with revitalizing the department’s digital customer interfaces. This initiative is a cornerstone of VA Secretary Robert McDonald’s sweeping efforts to enhance the accessibility and responsiveness of the Department’s online services. “The…
Pairing Design Thinking & Healthcare Innovation at HxRefactored

Pairing Design Thinking & Healthcare Innovation at HxRefactored »

12 Mar, 2015
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Use our exclusive discount code - HxR100 - to get $100 off the current HxRefactored registration rate. It's been a long winter in Boston. Spring is bound to come fast this year, bringing with it energy (and the ability to walk down the street without climbing through snow piles). So our…
Meet the 2015 Harvard InciteHealth Fellows

Meet the 2015 Harvard InciteHealth Fellows »

11 Mar, 2015
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The Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care announced last week that they have recruited their inaugural class of 22 InciteHealth fellows. Rather than being selected to pursue a single idea, multidisciplinary teams of fellows will work with patients, industry experts and world-class mentors to generate new approaches to improving primary care and health. Teams will…
MEDRC: Improving Medical Devices with Microelectronics

MEDRC: Improving Medical Devices with Microelectronics »

The wearable vital signs monitor can continuously measure heart rate, blood pressure, blood oxygenation, stroke volume, and respiratory rate. Continuous monitoring of these vital signs can help assess the wearer's overall state of health and identify risks for cardiovascular diseases. Photo via MIT. As our technological devices become smaller and more portable,…

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