TEDxBeaconStreet Announces “Ask the Speaker” Forum on Medstro

TEDxBeaconStreet Announces “Ask the Speaker” Forum on Medstro »

23 Dec, 2014
EventsNews
TEDxBeaconStreet, one of the most innovative TEDx events in the world, and Medstro, the social network for physicians and medical students, today announced that three of the speakers from the 2014 TEDxBeaconStreet, held on November 15-16, will be available to answer questions directly on the "TEDxBeaconStreet Ask the Speaker" forum. All three speakers spoke about topics related to…
Early Ideation & Multidisciplinary Teams Mark InciteHealth’s New Incubator

Early Ideation & Multidisciplinary Teams Mark InciteHealth’s New Incubator »

16 Dec, 2014
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Primary care physicians at Harvard Medical School treat a patient. Photo provided. A new incubator at Harvard Medical School’s Center for Primary Care hopes to tackle healthcare challenges from a new perspective. Multidisciplinary groups will work together in teams to identify the largest problems healthcare faces and refine solutions to solve…
New Payment Model Lowers Healthcare Spending

New Payment Model Lowers Healthcare Spending »

25 Nov, 2014
CompaniesNews
Price transparency photo via PiperReport. American healthcare is expensive. With patient costs skyrocketing and insurance companies collecting high premiums, many healthcare activists have taken up the payment reform cause, looking at different areas of the system for solutions. In a new study from Harvard Medical School (HMS), researchers looked at the attempt to…
4 Exciting Ideas We Heard at TEDx Beacon Street

4 Exciting Ideas We Heard at TEDx Beacon Street »

19 Nov, 2014
EventsNews
Nancy Oriol, HMS Dean for Students, receives a standing ovation at TEDx Beacon Street. Photo via @CRICOtweet. This past weekend we attended TEDx Beacon Street. While there, we heard a lot about innovation and medical technology (which, as you know, we love). Here are some of our takeaways from Sunday’s talks: 1. The 3-D Printing Revolution…
Dr. Christine Pace Brings Integrated Approach to Addiction Medicine

Dr. Christine Pace Brings Integrated Approach to Addiction Medicine »

It wasn’t until her third year of medical school that Dr. Christine Pace started to connect her interest in addiction with the pressing need for integrating behavioral health into primary care practices. Her leadership, vision, and success in moving addiction medicine forward led to Pace’s recent naming by the Boston Chamber of Commerce as one…
Erika Pabo: A Multifaceted Healer

Erika Pabo: A Multifaceted Healer »

29 Sep, 2014
People
Dr. Erika Pabo. Image via "Day in the Life" at Harvard Medical School. Erika Pabo wears many hats - and how she successfully manages all of them remains a mystery. Pabo is a Physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Chief Medical Officer at Hale Health, a company that connects patients and doctors…
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…
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…
Primary Care Change Agents: HMS Fellows Push for Innovation

Primary Care Change Agents: HMS Fellows Push for Innovation »

19 Aug, 2014
PeopleUncategorized
Harvard Medical School, photo via flickr. Each year, the Innovation Fellows program at Harvard Medical School's Center for Primary Care selects doctors to focus on one of America's biggest healthcare puzzles: primary care. The fellows create communities of clinician innovators and mentors, promote cross-disciplinary collaborations, and lead innovations in diabetes, depression management,…
Be Part of the Change & Empower the Next Generation of Primary Care Providers

Be Part of the Change & Empower the Next Generation of Primary Care Providers »

18 Jul, 2014
News
As the Editor-in-Chief of MedTech Boston and because I’m leading a boot-strapped start-up company, I talk to a number of entrepreneurs, Angels, and venture capitalists every week. One VC was confused about Medstro, and instead replied, “You know what you should build—a website for me to know what specialist to go to. For example, there’s…

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