Shaping Health 2.0: Dr. Richard Parker’s Perspective on Geneia’s Theon

Shaping Health 2.0: Dr. Richard Parker’s Perspective on Geneia’s Theon »

There’s absolutely no doubt that medicine has changed dramatically over the past twenty years and it continues to shift every day. As we move from traditional medicine to a more defined era of what some medical professionals are now calling "Health 2.0," new problems and new solutions have appeared. Disparities in health systems are now addressed with innovative…
2014 Primary Care Challenge Culminates in Hopeful Pitch-off and Discussion

2014 Primary Care Challenge Culminates in Hopeful Pitch-off and Discussion »

2014 Primary Care Challenge finalists from left to right: Gina Luciano, Cole Zanetti, John Moore, Ajay Kohli, Rebecca Glassman, and Howard Haft. Photos by Jenni Whalen. Dr. Gina Luciano, the Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency at Baystate Health, won the 2014 Primary Care Challenge on Tuesday night, following several weeks…
UMass Amherst Professor Wins NSF Award for mHealth Data Work

UMass Amherst Professor Wins NSF Award for mHealth Data Work »

10 Sep, 2014
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Marlin's research focuses on mHealth data processing. Photo provided. Increased adoption of electronic health records is a good thing – but what to do with all that data to enable meaningful clinical data support? That’s what drives Benjamin Marlin, Ph.D., assistant professor at University of Massachusetts Amherst. “Electronic health records are…
Chasing the Triple Aim: Care at Hand’s Digital Model

Chasing the Triple Aim: Care at Hand’s Digital Model »

Care at Hand's new information-sharing platform can be used on any device. The right information in the right hands at the right time really can enable smarter healthcare at a lower cost. Case in point: Lawrence, Massachusetts-based Elder Services of Merrimack Valley’s successful health coach program, enabled by Care at Hand’s…
Primary Care Prestige: Why EMRs Expand Possibilities

Primary Care Prestige: Why EMRs Expand Possibilities »

Electronic medical records provide new opportunities, says Dr. Anoop Raman. Ipad image via wiki. Prestige in medicine often follows research, which is why physician-scientists who do basic science research have often been considered among the giants of medicine. As the field of medicine advanced, the gap between what we knew from basic…
Now Trending: Smart Watches

Now Trending: Smart Watches »

Image via Pebble Wiki. The Apple iWatch, the Google Gem, the GearFit …  soon it may seem like every person you know has a piece of technology on their wrist. New research from Parks Associates confirms this, showing that smart watch sales will reach an all time high in 2014, with 18 million…
C-CDAs: The Fuel For Medical Apps

C-CDAs: The Fuel For Medical Apps »

11 Aug, 2014
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Developing medical apps requires harnessing data from C-CDAs. Image via creative commons. When you look at Google’s and Apple’s app stores, you'll see that they're populated with thousands of applications that have revolutionized how we communicate and think about our phones. These apps are the reason we call our phones ‘smartphones.’ When you…
Direct Primary Care & FitBits: Life with AtlasMD

Direct Primary Care & FitBits: Life with AtlasMD »

1 Aug, 2014
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Josh Umbehr, MD, Founder of AtlasMD You don’t have car insurance for gasoline. Why have health insurance for family medicine? There are a number of innovations and care delivery models happening all across the US. What are physicians doing? What are they doing? What's working? AtlasMD is a direct primary care…
New Video Released! MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge Pitch-Off Presentations

New Video Released! MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge Pitch-Off Presentations »

15 May, 2014
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See the Finalists Pitch Their Ideas in the "Final Smackdown" Two days ago we released the video of the Keynotes and Google Glass demos from our "Final Smackdown". Today we release the Smackdown itself!  (To go straight to the video, scroll down below.) Over the course of six weeks, our expert panel of judges evaluated over fifty…
Video Released! MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge Demonstrations

Video Released! MedTech Boston Google Glass Challenge Demonstrations »

13 May, 2014
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See the five keynote speeches including live Google Glass demonstrations For all of you who couldn't attend the Google Glass Challenge "Final Smackdown" on April 23, we have good news! The live video of the event is now ready and available for you to watch at your leisure (to go straight to the video, scroll…

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