The ‘Price is Your Right’ Challenge Launches to Drive Patient Use of Cost Transparency Tools

The ‘Price is Your Right’ Challenge Launches to Drive Patient Use of Cost Transparency Tools »

    Two Massachusetts public agencies, the Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (MeHI) and the Center for Health Information and Analysis (CHIA), along with the Donaghue Foundation, the Harvard Medical School Department of Health Care Policy, and Freedman HealthCare (FHC) have come together to host the inaugural “Price Is Your Right Transparency Design Challenge.” This…
Boston Researchers Named Finalists for Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists

Boston Researchers Named Finalists for Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists »

14 Jun, 2019
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  Two Boston-based researchers who are trying to improve healthcare could gain some serious recognition. Jeremiah Johnson, Ph.D., polymer chemist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and Emily Balskus, Ph.D., chemical biologist at Harvard University, are two of the 31 finalists for the Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists. The awards honor America’s most…
Harvard and Deerfield Launch $100M Lab1636 to Develop Novel Therapeutics

Harvard and Deerfield Launch $100M Lab1636 to Develop Novel Therapeutics »

13 Mar, 2019
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  Harvard University and healthcare investor Deerfield Management have established a research and development partnership to catalyze the development of novel therapeutics and drive innovations toward clinical validation, according to an announcement today. Deerfield committed $100 million to the partnership, which is designed to speed up the development and translation of biomedical and life-science innovations…
Telehealth and AI: The Future of Diagnosis

Telehealth and AI: The Future of Diagnosis »

22 Feb, 2018
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Often, health conditions are left untreated or misdiagnosed as a result of a patient’s limited access to well-trained medical professionals in their area. InfiniteMD, a Cambridge-based healthcare startup, looks to solve this problem.

Virtual Reality Service For Elders Wins Grand Prize at Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference

Virtual Reality Service For Elders Wins Grand Prize at Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference »

14 Mar, 2017
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Earlier this month at the student-run Sloan Healthcare and BioInnovation Conference pitch competition, eight teams vied for a $25,000 grand prize by pitching their tech alternatives to costly health solutions. Rendever, team led by two MIT Sloan School of Management students, took first place for its mission to aid dementia patients with virtual reality.

Online Physician Community Site Medstro Surpasses 100,000 Registered Users

Online Physician Community Site Medstro Surpasses 100,000 Registered Users »

21 Feb, 2017
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Medstro, the online community site for physicians, medical students and healthcare innovators announced today that it had surpassed 100,000 registered users in less than three years since launching the site.

BrainRobotics To Release “Affordable” Mind-Controlled Prosthesis

BrainRobotics To Release “Affordable” Mind-Controlled Prosthesis »

New and affordable mind-controlled prosthesis could be on the way for upper-limb amputees, as Somerville-based BrainRobotics plans to unveil a non-invasive artificial arm this year.

Is There An App For That? Experts Talk Digital Strategies of Mental Health and Wellness

Is There An App For That? Experts Talk Digital Strategies of Mental Health and Wellness »

2 Feb, 2017
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Smartphones have tracked steps and heartbeats, but now, experts are trying to see if they can track—and possibly ease—the mind. The Harvard School of Public Health has teamed up with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Digital Psychiatry Program to develop apps that investigate how smartphone technology could be used for mental health treatment.

Stem Cells: Our Window to the World with Brock Reeve, Harvard Stem Cell Institute »

29 Nov, 2016
Please join us for an exciting evening with Brock Reeve, the Director of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. He’s going to provide unique insights and share some extraordinary developments taking place in stem cell research today. The Harvard Stem Cell Institute's overall aim is to use the power of stem cell biology to understand and…
Notes from Hubweek: A New App To Benefit the Autism Community

Notes from Hubweek: A New App To Benefit the Autism Community »

At Hubweek’s event Synaptic Gap: 21st Century Brain Science Meets Mental Health Policy, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind delivered a compelling speech about autism and his own experience parenting a son with autism. He introduced the audience to Sidekicks, a new smartphone app he helped to develop which is enabling children with autism spectrum disorder to communicate with their parents and caregivers like never before.

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