Right now, mental illness is a widespread problem in the U.S. Pear Therapeutics, a Boston-based digital prescription company, plans to solve it—with smartphone apps.
Often, health conditions are left untreated or misdiagnosed as a result of a patient’s limited access to well-trained medical professionals in their area. InfiniteMD, a Cambridge-based healthcare startup, looks to solve this problem.
Each year, approximately 432,000 women die from heart disease. Women, however, only make up 25% of the participant pool in clinical trials based around heart research. The “Bloomer Bra” seeks to reshape the way research data is collected in cardiology.
Primary care practices often seem to follow a set of unwritten rules: a patient enters the clinic, checks in with the receptionist, and then waits for the nurse or doctor. Iora Health proposes that we do things a little bit differently.