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.

Iora Health Reimagines Primary Care, Three Steps at a Time

Iora Health Reimagines Primary Care, Three Steps at a Time »

Primary care practices often seem to follow a set of unwritten rules: a patient enters the clinic, checks in with the receptionist, and then waits for the nurse or doctor. Iora Health proposes that we do things a little bit differently.

Healthcare Wearables: Thoughts from the Experts on Challenges & Potential Breakthroughs

Healthcare Wearables: Thoughts from the Experts on Challenges & Potential Breakthroughs »

We love wearable technology at MedTech Boston. We're constantly reporting on the hottest new trends and the life-changing capabilities of devices like the iThermonitor, embr's Wristify and Google Glass. We're even helping with Medstro's Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge, which will culminate in a live pitch-off in Boston this April. But the use of wearable…
Scott Frederick on the Value of Nurse Technologists

Scott Frederick on the Value of Nurse Technologists »

11 May, 2015
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At PointClear Solutions, Scott Frederick provides clinical insight and product research for software and app developers looking to disrupt healthcare. He's directly associated with one aspect of the PointClear business model that we find fascinating and innovative: the use of nurse technologists to vet the workflow effectiveness of every technology the company manages. This week,…
Jitin Asnaani on Data As Power in Today’s Healthcare Ecosystem

Jitin Asnaani on Data As Power in Today’s Healthcare Ecosystem »

Jitin Asnaani sees energy and passion around truly improving patient care. “Physicians want to provide the best care," he says. "Hospitals, health systems and care givers truly want to innovate and lower the cost of care." Still, for all that excitement, Asnaani says a basic commodity is still lacking: data. “It’s like home builders building…
What the ONC Interoperability Roadmap Means for Physician Practices

What the ONC Interoperability Roadmap Means for Physician Practices »

5 May, 2015
Opinion/Editorial
The inability to exchange health information on a large scale is one of the most significant limitations of today’s electronic health records (EHR). However, interoperability may become a reality as soon as 2017, according to a draft roadmap published by the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) in January. The document, titled Connecting Health and…
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…
5 Can’t Miss Insights from HealthIMPACT East

5 Can’t Miss Insights from HealthIMPACT East »

Shahid N. Shah, Charles Jaffe, Jacob Reider, MD, and David Whitlinger discuss system interoperability. Photo by Edward Egan. The Information Management Network (IMN) hosted it's 3rd annual HealthIMPACT East conference at the Union League Club in downtown NYC on Feb 27, 2015. The event featured a town-hall style forum that produced lively…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

27 Feb, 2015
News
We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: Real-time mobile healthcare is now available from Doctor on Demand. Photo via thenextweb.com. 1. Telehealth + Seamless Reimbursement = Doctor on Demand Doctor on Demand, the Uber of telehealth, has announced an alliance with PokitDok, streamlining reimbursements for…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

20 Feb, 2015
News
We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. UnitedHealth Upgrades Health4Me App UnitedHealth announced this week that they'll be adding mobile payments and integration with wearables to their Health4Me app. The app is famous for its foray into the healthcare pricing landscape, but the new additions will take the teaching tool…

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