Innovation at the 2017 MIT Grand Hack

Innovation at the 2017 MIT Grand Hack »

The 2017 MIT Grand Hack was filled with passionate participants seeking solutions to everything from communication gaps between patients and healthcare providers, to developing virtual reality devices that will help hospital patients combat loneliness. The event serves as a networking opportunity, as well as a window into the future of medical tech innovation.

TMCx’s Accelerator at HIMSS17

TMCx’s Accelerator at HIMSS17 »

Check out the companies presented at HIMSS 17 by the 3-year old Texas Medical Center Accelerator (TMCx). Early-stage digital health and medical device companies that have not yet sold their product are eligible to participate in the 3-year old TMCx’s “no fee, no equity” program. Participation begins with a 4-week boot camp, and includes mentorship and shared development workspace.

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.

BU’s Tech, Drugs, and Rock n’ Roll Event Collides Investors, Researchers and Entrepreneurs

BU’s Tech, Drugs, and Rock n’ Roll Event Collides Investors, Researchers and Entrepreneurs »

22 Jul, 2015
EventsUncategorized

The annual event creates interaction between academic and startup worlds, connecting scientists and engineers with entrepreneurs, investors and innovators — with live music, of course.

The Latest Med Tech Funding Opportunities In Crowd Sourcing

The Latest Med Tech Funding Opportunities In Crowd Sourcing »

From bottles that remind you to hydrate, to non-invasive breast cancer tests, we take a look at the latest medtech projects you can help fund.

40 Under 40 Photo Montage

40 Under 40 Photo Montage »

17 May, 2015
Events
Divya Dhar: Empathetic Care Gone Global

Divya Dhar: Empathetic Care Gone Global »

Dr. Dhar. Photo provided. Divya Dhar has a set of intimidating diplomas - MD, MBA, MPA - on her wall and motivation to boot. We were immediately impressed by her drive to succeed - she told us us that she was once challenged by a high powered executive who blatantly said that she wouldn't be able…
StartUp Health Visionary: Unity Stoakes talks Golden Age of Entrepreneurship in Medicine

StartUp Health Visionary: Unity Stoakes talks Golden Age of Entrepreneurship in Medicine »

7 Jul, 2014
MedTech Features
As Boston is getting ready to host The Economist's second annual Health Care Forum in September, Jim and I thought we'd track down some of the keynote speakers. Since The Economist and health care in general is usually regarded as very conservative institutions, we were very pleased to see Unity Stoakes, President and Co-Founder of StartUp Health…
Healthbox Boston: Riding the medtech wave!

Healthbox Boston: Riding the medtech wave! »

13 May, 2014
MedTech Features
Tonight was Healthbox Boston's Community Open House held in their Boston headquarters in Kendall Square. The evening brought out the Boston healthcare entrepreneur scene, including Lesley Solomon, Joshua DiFrances, and Melissa Spinks with the Brigham and Women's iHub and Andrea Ippolito (our queen bee of hackathons) with MIT Hacking Medicine, to hear the CEO and…
From the Editor-in-Chief: Meet the Physician and Physician-in-Training Innovators!

From the Editor-in-Chief: Meet the Physician and Physician-in-Training Innovators! »

12 Apr, 2014
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Physician Innovators at South by Southwest: Andrey Ostrovsky, Ivor Horn, Krishna Yeshwant, Jennifer Joe I'm always so amazed at the breadth and diversity of interests that my physician colleagues have. Not only do we care for patients in our daily lives, but we strive to contribute in so many other ways.…

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