The Uber-ization, Yelp-ification and FitBit-ting of Healthcare

The Uber-ization, Yelp-ification and FitBit-ting of Healthcare »

IoT is changing the ways we work, travel, entertain and get entertained–indeed the way we live. So what will an Io(Healthy)T look like? Experts from various fields discuss examples of IoT from other industries that could majorly impact healthcare.

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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19 Jun, 2015
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Major hospitals find new allies in Partners and HealthXL, FitBit opens big and physicians dissatisfied with EHRs, Rand study shows

5 Key Questions About Wearables Answered

5 Key Questions About Wearables Answered »

18 Jun, 2015
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Lesley Solomon, executive director of Brigham & Women's Innovation Hub, led a panel discussion of four healthcare decision-makers.  |  Photo courtesy of BWH Innovation Hub. Earlier this week, a gathering at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge brought together several of Boston’s leading wearable tech innovators. At the "Big Data Gets…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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5 Jun, 2015
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We bring you this week’s medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Apple Watch modifies heart rate monitoring due to accuracy concerns When Watch OS 1.0 debuted, the device recorded heart rate every 10 minutes but recently users have taken note (and Apple has confirmed) that’s no longer the case, Digital Trends reports. Achieving accuracy…
Living a Quantified Life: What to do with all that data?

Living a Quantified Life: What to do with all that data? »

Ernesto Ramirez was working on his PhD in public health at the University of California at San Diego when he heard about Quantified Self, a California-based company founded by Gary Wolf and Kevin Kelly, both former editors at Wired magazine. Back in 2007, Wolf and Kelly first began conceiving a community with the goal of…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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22 May, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Newton-Based Jana Care Launches Diabetes Management App Jana Care announced this week the launch of a mobile diabetes management solution that allows for coaching, monitoring and shareable data. The app will be used by all 20 centers in the Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialties…
Ask the Experts: Fitness Trackers

Ask the Experts: Fitness Trackers »

As the managing editor of this website, I write about wearable tech almost every day. And at some point last year, I started to notice that I was the only one of my colleagues without some sort of tracking band on my wrist. Was I missing out? I figured that I should probably be practicing what I…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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27 Feb, 2015
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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…
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2 Jan, 2015
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What's in a FitBit? controversy, it turns out. Photo via FitBit Flex wiki. We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. Santa Claus Came to Town... With FitBits FitBit's sales numbers jumped this season as people rushed to buy the newest version of the activity tracker…
Wellable Focuses on Preventative Medicine & Corporate Wellness

Wellable Focuses on Preventative Medicine & Corporate Wellness »

Wellable provides employers with health data, aggregated from popular wellness apps. Photo provided. Shaan Gandhi and Nick Patel have been friends for a while. Now, they're business partners, too. Gandhi, a student in Harvard's joint MBA/ MD program, says the friends often talked about ways of effectively bringing preventative wellness to major organizations.…

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