1upHealth Aims To Reduce Hospital Readmissions With Connected Healthcare App

1upHealth Aims To Reduce Hospital Readmissions With Connected Healthcare App »

28 Sep, 2017
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The application allows patients and providers secure access to one portal which houses the patient’s profile, messages, timeline of significant events, allergies, immunizations, heart rate (which is measured through linked wearable sensors in smartphones and the apple watch), medication, and medical documents.

EHR notification platform lands contract with Brigham and Women’s

EHR notification platform lands contract with Brigham and Women’s »

20 Jul, 2017
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Herald Health is finalizing a contract with Brigham and Women's after a 9-month pilot. The startup has positioned itself to be Brigham's latest investment in digital health innovation.

Sloan Healthcare & Bioinnovations Conference [Discount Code]

Sloan Healthcare & Bioinnovations Conference [Discount Code] »

19 Jan, 2017
Events
The MIT Sloan Healthcare Club invites you to the 14th Annual Sloan Healthcare & Bioinnovations Conference on February 24th at the MIT Media Lab. This year's theme is Emerging Trends in Healthcare: Personalized & Digital Health and will feature an exciting line up of industry experts, including keynote speaker Larry Renfro, CEO of Optum and Vice Chairman of UnitedHealth Group! Please also join us…
Shaping the Future of Clinical Trial Data Sharing

Shaping the Future of Clinical Trial Data Sharing »

15 Nov, 2016
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Opening on November 15, the SPRINT Data Analysis Challenge explores the potential of clinical trial data sharing by challenging individuals and groups to identify a novel scientific or clinical finding using the SPRINT article data.

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

5 Jun, 2015
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We bring you this week’s medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Apple Watch modifies heart rate monitoring due to accuracy concerns When Watch OS 1.0 debuted, the device recorded heart rate every 10 minutes but recently users have taken note (and Apple has confirmed) that’s no longer the case, Digital Trends reports. Achieving accuracy…
Living a Quantified Life: What to do with all that data?

Living a Quantified Life: What to do with all that data? »

Ernesto Ramirez was working on his PhD in public health at the University of California at San Diego when he heard about Quantified Self, a California-based company founded by Gary Wolf and Kevin Kelly, both former editors at Wired magazine. Back in 2007, Wolf and Kelly first began conceiving a community with the goal of…
Philips’ CareSage Engine Improves Senior Care Management

Philips’ CareSage Engine Improves Senior Care Management »

For over forty years, Philips Lifeline has provided elderly patients with a medical alert service. Now, the company is taking this service one step further by rolling out CareSage, a new predictive analytics engine that allows health organizations to better monitor and care for elderly patients through a combination of wearable devices and monitoring. CareSage provides an analysis of both…
The EHR: Should Patients Have Access?

The EHR: Should Patients Have Access? »

29 Apr, 2015
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Should patients interact with their own medical charts? Photo via Naypong/ Shutterstock. The past decade has seen one of the most argumentative and least productive Congresses in the history of our nation - especially when it comes to ideas around healthcare reform. In this arena, the implementation of programs like The…
Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalist: William Younker

Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalist: William Younker »

22 Apr, 2015
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Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge finalist William Younker is aiming for the big time by proposing a solution to recovery for one of the most controversial injuries this year: concussions. "The idea is to create the world's first data set, from wearables and smartphone sensors, for concussion recovery," Younker says. Along with his Cognitive Health…
Ask the Experts: Fitness Trackers

Ask the Experts: Fitness Trackers »

As the managing editor of this website, I write about wearable tech almost every day. And at some point last year, I started to notice that I was the only one of my colleagues without some sort of tracking band on my wrist. Was I missing out? I figured that I should probably be practicing what I…

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