#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

2 Jan, 2015
News
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…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

19 Dec, 2014
News
Dr. Rick Sacra, a Massachusetts doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, and Gov. Deval Patrick converse Tuesday at the State House. (Stephan Savoia/AP) We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. Gov. Patrick Announces a $1 Million Ebola Grant This Tuesday, Governor Deval…
Real Talk: Is Wearable Tech Actually Useful in Medicine?

Real Talk: Is Wearable Tech Actually Useful in Medicine? »

24 Nov, 2014
Opinion/Editorial
Image via iwbag. Google Glass has had a rocky run this last year, and the medical field fell in love (or maybe infatuation), riding along with Glass through all of it. We started our company (Remedy) to make Google Glass fulfill a vision for medical professionals— what is Remedy’s take now…
Unshackling the Physician: Karandeep Singh on Glass & Primary Care

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

20 Aug, 2014
PeopleUncategorized
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…
Google Glass in the NICU: Stephanie Shine’s Medical Mission

Google Glass in the NICU: Stephanie Shine’s Medical Mission »

18 Aug, 2014
PeopleUncategorized
Google Glass could allow parents to track their NICU babies' progress from afar, lowering depression and anxiety. Photo via NICU Wiki. When Stephanie Shine, a Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) nurse, delivered her son Samuel 3.5 months before his intended due date, he weighed 1 pound, 2 ounces. She delivered him…
Google Glass Challenge a pitch-off success … congrats to the winners!

Google Glass Challenge a pitch-off success … congrats to the winners! »

25 Apr, 2014
MedTech Features

On Wednesday evening at Google’s offices in Cambridge, the finalists of Medtech Boston’s Google Glass Challenge had the chance to participate in a “pitch-off,” demonstrating their ideas for using Google Glass in the medical setting.

MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the Final Qualifying Round of the Google Glass Challenge

MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the Final Qualifying Round of the Google Glass Challenge »

3 Apr, 2014
Uncategorized
It's been a really busy two weeks with Boston hosting Healthcare's Grand Hackfest plus this reporter getting the opportunity to go to Vegas, baby to cover Hospital Medicine 2014, the largest gathering of Hospitalists in the world. Our Google Glass Challenge hopefuls were busy as well, as we received a deluge of submissions in the…
MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the Second Round of the Google Glass Challenge

MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the Second Round of the Google Glass Challenge »

20 Mar, 2014
Uncategorized
It was a busy week for MedTech Boston with our Editor in Chief speaking at SXSW Interactive, but we did manage (albeit belatedly--sorry!) to tabulate the judges scores for the second qualifying round of the Google Glass Challenge! Those results have been uploaded to the Official Results Page and we're happy to announce the three…

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