Study Finds Google Glass a Viable Teletoxicology Consult Tool

Study Finds Google Glass a Viable Teletoxicology Consult Tool »

“There are very few toxicologists across the United States—I think there are about 500 of us,” says Dr. Chai, who along with his colleagues found that Google Glass could provide a better alternative to the traditional toxicology phone consultation.

Changing the Cancer Care Paradigm: Team OnClass Heads to Google Cambridge

Changing the Cancer Care Paradigm: Team OnClass Heads to Google Cambridge »

14 Apr, 2015
PeopleUncategorized
Team Members (L to R): Sameer Massand, Ajay Kohli, Maxwell Henderson, Sarah Foster, Katja Engetschwiler, Trevor Heins, Benjamin Ehrlich, Jacob Zeitzew, Anita Ramoliya, Ajit Kohli "Few moments can be tougher for patients than receiving a diagnosis of cancer," says Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge finalist Ajay Kohli. "As clinicians, we want…
Empowered Brain: A Google Glass-Based Solution For Autism

Empowered Brain: A Google Glass-Based Solution For Autism »

29 Dec, 2014
CompaniesProducts
Ned Sahin, founder of Brain Power. Photo provided. Wearables are the future. Children on the autism spectrum also need a little extra help navigating human relationships and stressful situations, says Ned Sahin, CEO and president of Cambridge-based Brain Power. He hopes his company can bring wearables to autistic children through a suite of products called…
Call for Submissions: Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge (#WHPC15)

Call for Submissions: Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge (#WHPC15) »

MedTech Boston is excited to announce that we are once again partnering with Google and Medstro to run an online challenge with a final "pitch-off" event similar to the "Google Glass Challenge" that we ran this past April. If you remember the buzz from the Google Glass Challenge, with 250+ attendees, a 50+ wait list, a television crew…
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…
Myo & Google Glass: Why Gesture-Based Wearables May Break Down Barriers

Myo & Google Glass: Why Gesture-Based Wearables May Break Down Barriers »

Myo, a gesture-based piece of wearable technology, pushes into the healthcare space. Photo provided. When you schedule a one-on-one interaction with your physician, you’ll often find that he or she is nose deep in the computer, checking or entering your background information, examining blood work and asking questions. Augmedix CEO Ian Shakil says…
Google Glass at Pri-Med East

Google Glass at Pri-Med East »

15 Sep, 2014
EventsUncategorized
Yesterday I zoomed down to Boston for the second day of Pri-Med East. Pri-Med is a medical education company with conferences in over 30 cities in the US, online CME offerings, an electronic health record software, and more. Now I'm not a doctor (nor do I play one on TV), but I am the market research manager for Pri-Med. And I had…
Wanted: Fall Events & Editorial Intern

Wanted: Fall Events & Editorial Intern »

9 Sep, 2014
News
Are you trying to break into the healthcare field? Like writing about innovation, Boston and medicine? Want to play with Google Glass? Still looking for a fall internship? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you've come to the right place. We're still looking for a Fall Events & Editorial Intern, effective immediately. As our intern,…
PatientsLikeMe: Carlos Rodarte’s Push for Connectivity

PatientsLikeMe: Carlos Rodarte’s Push for Connectivity »

28 Aug, 2014
PeopleUncategorized
When Carlos Rodarte left his life sciences consulting job, he wanted to help fix the American healthcare system by making use of mobile platforms and devices. Three years later, he's on his way. Rodarte joined PatientsLikeMe in late 2010, working to build an online patient community where patients share their health data, meet other patients like…
Google Glass in Medical Education: Tristan Gorrindo’s Perspective

Google Glass in Medical Education: Tristan Gorrindo’s Perspective »

27 Aug, 2014
PeopleUncategorized
Google Glass photo via KevinMD. Tristan Gorrindo is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. As with many medical professionals, he has big hopes for Google Glass - but says that those hopes may be a ways off when it comes…

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