The Top 5 Pregnancy Tech Startups

The Top 5 Pregnancy Tech Startups »

1 May, 2018
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Healthcare providers are constantly seeking new ways to use digital health solutions to empower patients to monitor their own health. Disadvantaged populations, often struggle with access to healthcare. Disadvantaged new mothers experience these struggles two-fold—for themselves and for their children. However, digital health solutions through internet and smartphone capabilities are becoming a viable solution to…
How One Company’s Digital Prescription App Will Change Mental Illness Therapy

How One Company’s Digital Prescription App Will Change Mental Illness Therapy »

23 Apr, 2018
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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.

ACC’s Roadmap to Innovation Health Policy Seeks to Revolutionize Healthcare

ACC’s Roadmap to Innovation Health Policy Seeks to Revolutionize Healthcare »

24 Jan, 2018
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How can practitioners hope to integrate, fund, and evaluate the constantly-evolving healthcare landscape into clinical practices? The ACC has an answer. Following the association’s first annual Healthcare Innovation Statement in 2016, members created the 2017 Roadmap for Innovation in November. The statement identifies three primary fields of focus: Digital Health, Big Data, and Precision Health.

Pulse@MassChallenge Launch Reveals New Partners, $100 Application Fee

Pulse@MassChallenge Launch Reveals New Partners, $100 Application Fee »

10 Aug, 2017
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The PULSE@MassChallenge application launch ushered in key changes, including new corporate partners and a $100 application fee.

Nightingale Apps completes beta version of app for nurses

Nightingale Apps completes beta version of app for nurses »

4 Aug, 2017
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Nightingale Apps has just completed the beta version of an app for nurses. Now it has its sights set on a pilot.

Medicaid cuts threaten app for recovering opioid users

Medicaid cuts threaten app for recovering opioid users »

Hey,Charlie is an app that seeks to help people recovering from opioid addiction rebuild their social networks. But as the possibility of Medicaid cuts looms, the startup is weighing its options for funding and survival.

Samsung, On the Cutting Edge of Digital Health?

Samsung, On the Cutting Edge of Digital Health? »

24 Jan, 2017
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When considering the field of medical technology, chances are Samsung does not immediately come to mind. Yet the South Korean electronics company seeks to change the world of digital health, according to Dr. David Rhew, Samsung’s Chief Medical Officer and Head of Healthcare and Fitness.

6 Reasons Why Digital Health Startups Will Fail (Obamacare Repeal Won’t Be One of Them)

6 Reasons Why Digital Health Startups Will Fail (Obamacare Repeal Won’t Be One of Them) »

In 2015 alone, digital health saw $4.5 Billion in venture funding—and yet so many of those well-intentioned startups have been unsuccessful. That is because healthcare has challenges that no other industry faces. Here are 6 mistakes digital health entrepreneurs frequently make that prevent them from turning their lofty mission into a scalable business.

Top 5 Reads of the Week

Top 5 Reads of the Week »

22 Jul, 2016
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In this week’s MTB Roundup: Rock Health’s digital health funding mid-year review, a strange case of Zika, using Salmonella as a weapon against cancer and more…

Hacking Medicine Institute’s New App Review Program Helps Patients, Providers Cut Through The Noise

Hacking Medicine Institute’s New App Review Program Helps Patients, Providers Cut Through The Noise »

30 Apr, 2016
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The Hacking Medicine Institute today announced RANKED Health, a program to critically evaluate and rank health-focused applications and connected devices. The program aims to identify both the “best-in-class” apps and those that are potentially dangerous to consumers.

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