Engagement is King: Will Data Sharing Concerns Prevent Healthcare Progress?

Engagement is King: Will Data Sharing Concerns Prevent Healthcare Progress? »

Dr. Kvedar of Partners HealthCare asks his audience if 2015 will be the year of mobile health. Photo via @PartnersNews. As we wrote yesterday, the 11th Annual Connected Health Symposium, presented by Partners HealthCare, was an exciting meeting of hospital clinicians, researchers, policymakers, innovators and thought leaders. These participants shared patient-focused best practices but also…
5 Things We Discovered at Last Week’s Connected Health Symposium

5 Things We Discovered at Last Week’s Connected Health Symposium »

29 Oct, 2014
EventsNews
A panel from Boston Children’s Hospital presents, including Carla Small, Karen Sakakeeny, Alexandra Pelletier and Israel Green-Hopkins. Photo by Aine Cryts. About 1,200 healthcare visionaries, clinical experts, patient advocates and researchers descended on the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston for the Connected Health Symposium on October 23 and 24, 2014.…
Innovation HealthJam: Dr. Joe Kvedar talks promises of Remote Patient Monitoring!

Innovation HealthJam: Dr. Joe Kvedar talks promises of Remote Patient Monitoring! »

15 Jun, 2014
MedTech Features
MedTech Boston is excited about another first in healthcare--Innovation HealthJam, a fully online conference with world-class leaders in healthcare technology and an open invitation for anyone and everyone to participate! Just like healthcare, the conference will run 24 hours a day from June 17-19th! The internet is continuing to democratize all areas of our life.…
The Point of Care: Beyond EHRs and Silver Bullets

The Point of Care: Beyond EHRs and Silver Bullets »

14 Apr, 2014
Opinion/Editorial
 In my early days as a medical student, the promise of electronic health records (EHRs) was all the rage. In some circles, it was all some researchers, IT leaders, and clinicians could talk about. These enthusiastic conversations touted EHRs as a way to improve clinical decision support, centralize patient information, reduce administrative costs, and share…
Improving & Enriching the Patient-Provider relationship with Health 2.0 tools: Communication & Education

Improving & Enriching the Patient-Provider relationship with Health 2.0 tools: Communication & Education »

17 Feb, 2014
MedTech Features
In the second of four articles, MedTechBoston's Adnan Chowdhury analyzes some of the tech solutions offered at the most recent Health 2.0 Europe Conference. Learn more about the Health 2.0 Conference hosted in London, England by clicking here. Health 2.0 organizers Matthew Holt and Indu Subaiya discuss the patient-provider relationship. In this digital age,…
The Business of Caring

The Business of Caring »

23 Jan, 2014
Opinion/Editorial
“It’s been a pleasure working with you” is a phrase I hear people say all the time, but it is not something I myself say to colleagues or patients. As a boilerplate phrase, it can roll off the tongue in a paradoxically tongue-in-cheek manner. Despite its potential attempt to transmit cordial feelings, in my mind…

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