Want to Fight Against Heart Disease? Wear This Bra

Want to Fight Against Heart Disease? Wear This Bra »

26 Jan, 2018
CompaniesNews

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.

Iora Health Reimagines Primary Care, Three Steps at a Time

Iora Health Reimagines Primary Care, Three Steps at a Time »

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.

Win Burke on Coordinating Patient Care with iGetBetter

Win Burke on Coordinating Patient Care with iGetBetter »

1 Apr, 2015
Companies
Win Burke, president, CEO and co-founder of iGetBetter, finds it easy to talk about the successful pilots of his company’s technology at healthcare organizations around the country. But it's much harder to discuss the reasons behind his personal desire to fix the problem of coordinating patient care. Burke's sister died of cancer three years ago,…
Inside Techstars Boston: The Power of the Network Effect

Inside Techstars Boston: The Power of the Network Effect »

In my last piece, I introduced many incubators and accelerators from the Boston area, some more established and national, others newly founded and local. One national accelerator with inarguable success is Techstars. Techstars was founded in Boulder in 2006 by David Cohen, Brad Feld, David Brown, and Jared Polis. Their now-legendary success story began in 2007 with…
Patient Advocacy Takes the Stage at MassBio’s Inaugural Summit

Patient Advocacy Takes the Stage at MassBio’s Inaugural Summit »

20 Nov, 2014
EventsNews
David Meeker moderates a panel at MassBio's Patient Advocacy Summit. Photo by Sean Browne/Sean Browne Photography. The first annual Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio) Patient Advocacy Summit was held on Monday, November 10, 2014 at the Genzyme Center in Cambridge. The sold-out Summit, titled “Live & Breathe: Building a Patient-Centered Biotech,” featured…

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