MD Idea Lab: Bringing Physician-Led Innovation Into the Clinic

MD Idea Lab: Bringing Physician-Led Innovation Into the Clinic »

4 May, 2015
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MD Idea Lab companies participate in a local hackathon. Photo via MD Idea Lab. John Hayes describes himself as a “technology guy from way back.” A veteran of Thinking Machines, one of the world’s first supercomputing companies, Hayes got the start-up bug early; he also helped to found Geek Offices, one…
Help the Doctor: When the System Fails Physicians

Help the Doctor: When the System Fails Physicians »

Read more from Dr. Kathryn Hughes on her blog, behindthemaskmd. Photo via Lucky Business/ Shutterstock. “Help, the doctor!” I’m sure most surgeons have heard this exasperated statement at some point in the operating room. It's said with that special mix of frustration, irritation and sarcasm, usually when things aren’t going smoothly.…

Hale Health Launches Relationship-Based Remote Care Platform »

7 Oct, 2014
News
Hale Health hopes to strengthen the relationship between doctors and patients. At last month's Health 2.0 conference, Hale Health CEO and co-founder Anna Larson took her company live, launching a digital platform that provides remote care by guiding patients through structured diagnostic protocols, collecting the information needed for effective assessment and triage. "It’s no secret…
Social Media Rules: the FDA Crackdown on Big Pharma Advertising

Social Media Rules: the FDA Crackdown on Big Pharma Advertising »

Photo via healthcareos.com. Studies have shown that 60% of Americans turn to the internet for medical advice. It's obvious how social media naturally seems like another method pharmaceutical companies can quickly and easily advertise to consumers. Are pharmaceutical companies alone in trying to tap into our unconscious? Would you be surprised…
PatientsLikeMe: Carlos Rodarte’s Push for Connectivity

PatientsLikeMe: Carlos Rodarte’s Push for Connectivity »

28 Aug, 2014
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When Carlos Rodarte left his life sciences consulting job, he wanted to help fix the American healthcare system by making use of mobile platforms and devices. Three years later, he's on his way. Rodarte joined PatientsLikeMe in late 2010, working to build an online patient community where patients share their health data, meet other patients like…
Unshackling the Physician: Karandeep Singh on Glass & Primary Care

Unshackling the Physician: Karandeep Singh on Glass & Primary Care »

20 Aug, 2014
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Karandeep Singh, MD gives a Google Glass Demo last April at Boston's Google headquarters. All photos provided by Jennifer Joe. On April 23, 2014, the Boston medical community came together at the Boston Google headquarters to learn about the possibilities of wearables and Google Glass. Everyone was buzzing - What is Google Glass? What's special about…
For Richer or Poorer: Concierge Medicine

For Richer or Poorer: Concierge Medicine »

Who's interested in using concierge medicine? Everyone, according to Dr. Stephen Schimpff. Photo from ZweenaHealth. Is concierge medicine for everyone or is it just for the rich, the 1%? Most people assume it is for the elite and cannot be afforded by the common man, the masses. That is unfortunate because in many…
Code Black to Open in Boston August 1st – Watch the Trailer!

Code Black to Open in Boston August 1st – Watch the Trailer! »

27 Jun, 2014
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MedTech Boston Readers can Purchase Tickets for $9 Using Discount Code "FILM" (Tickets on Sale from July 17) MedTech Boston Editor in Chief Dr. Jennifer Joe to Moderate Post-Screening Panel Discussion on August 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSGOSwhzibw Runs until August 9 at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts Click Here for Details In his vivid and thought-provoking filmmaking…

The Point of Care: An Introduction »

4 Dec, 2013
Opinion/Editorial
For those of us in and around the medical community, innovation is upon us. Adoption of practices from other high-risk and service industries, along with the data being gathered under the ‘big data’ movement, is fundamentally changing the way we are delivering care to patients. Technological breakthroughs, and the ability to deliver data and functionality…

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