Resident Megan Hunt wins Creating Value Challenge Grand Prize

Resident Megan Hunt wins Creating Value Challenge Grand Prize »

24 Oct, 2015
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The final pitch-off event in the Creating Value Challenge was held last night at the University of San Francisco School of Medicine in front of a sell-out crowd of 130 physicians, trainees and interested members of the public.

Announcing the Creating Value Challenge Finalists

Announcing the Creating Value Challenge Finalists »

6 Oct, 2015
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Finalists to compete in live pitch-off at UCSF later this month.

Call for Submissions: Creating Value Challenge 2015

Call for Submissions: Creating Value Challenge 2015 »

Are you a clinician or clinician-in-training with an idea for improving value while decreasing cost? Submit your ideas for the Creating Value Challenge 2015.

Ask the Experts: Is Innovating Within an Academic Medical Center Really Possible?

Ask the Experts: Is Innovating Within an Academic Medical Center Really Possible? »

At MedTech Boston, we spend a lot of time thinking - and writing - about the best places for healthcare innovation to occur. Is it within the private sector? Maybe inside an incubator that's funded by a larger organization? Or perhaps healthcare innovation is best catalyzed within an academic medical center. Innovators tend to disagree…
Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely: Innovation at the American College of Physician’s Centennial Event

Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely: Innovation at the American College of Physician’s Centennial Event »

As the American College of Physicians (ACP) celebrates its 100th anniversary, physicians and healthcare providers from across the country will meet at the Boston Convention Center for the ACP Excellence in Medical Education conference. Part of this event, which will meet from April 28- May 2, 2015, involves a session titled "Award-Winning Innovations in High-Value Care."…
HIMSS 2015 Highlights

HIMSS 2015 Highlights »

20 Apr, 2015
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Photo via @MedCityNews The predominant themes at last week’s annual HIMSS and HX360 conferences, which met in Chicago from April 12-16, 2015, involved care coordination, patient engagement and mobile health solutions. While it's difficult to select from among the many educational and innovative presentations and exhibits, five presenters (a regulator, a thought leader,…
Health 2.0’s Boston Code-a-Thon: Meet the Winners

Health 2.0’s Boston Code-a-Thon: Meet the Winners »

Participants and judges gather for a photographic moment after the event. Photo provided by Health 2.0. Helping consumers discover out-of-pocket costs for hip operations, keeping cardiologists in the loop on gaps in patient care, and providing a more user-friendly platform for Native Americans and native Alaskans to sign up for health…
Reflections on the Ongoing Struggle to Define Value in Healthcare

Reflections on the Ongoing Struggle to Define Value in Healthcare »

How will we define the value of our healthcare system? Dr. Neel Shah considers here and on Wing of Zock. Photo via Christian Delbert/ Shutterstock. Last week, I had the opportunity to sit at a table with some of the nation’s top thought leaders. We convened at the Newseum in Washington, DC,…
10 Genius Ideas from MIT Sloan’s Bioinnovations Conference

10 Genius Ideas from MIT Sloan’s Bioinnovations Conference »

Participants listen to a keynote speech at the 2015 MIT Sloan Bioinnovations Conference. All photos by Anna Shaynurova. The MIT Sloan School of Management held its 11th annual Bioinnovations Conference at the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel on February 20, 2015, featuring influential speakers from the healthcare, life sciences, research, and regulatory sectors.…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

13 Feb, 2015
News
We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. Mobile Health Barrels Forward, Unregulated Despite conversations about regulations in the healthIT space, mobile health giants like Apple and Intel keep marching on. Wearable health is predicted to explode into a $11.6 billion industry by 2020, according to Politico. And these…

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