THE BIOPOLIS: CREATIVE NEW IDEAS FOR A SMARTER CITY »

27 Sep, 2016
In an increasingly inter-connected and technological world, we need models for urban living that take full advantage of technology while increasing the participation of residents in developing new opportunities for a better life. A Smarter City responds to this challenge in ways that enhance not just the physical infrastructure of a city, but also the intellectual…
A Peek Inside the Harvard Forum on Health Care Innovation

A Peek Inside the Harvard Forum on Health Care Innovation »

27 Apr, 2015
EventsUncategorized
Prof. John Quelch discusses the Bloodbuy case study. Photo by Dr. Kirti Patel. The Harvard Forum on Health Care Innovation, a joint collaboration between Harvard Business School and Harvard Medical School, was recently held in Cambridge, Mass, on April 15-16, 2015. This private, invitation-only event assembled an elite group that included…
Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalists: Team ELAINE

Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalists: Team ELAINE »

21 Apr, 2015
PeopleUncategorized
Clarke and Susheela met while creating a team for the 2014 Boston Heart Walk. Photo provided. For finalists Dr. Ammu Susheela and Charles Clarke, this year's Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge is all about ELAINE - Electronic Locating Automated Interactive Nuance Equipment. "ELAINE is a wearable device that will help people…
CAMTech Announces Innovation Award Winner

CAMTech Announces Innovation Award Winner »

A.J. Kumar in the field in Zambia. Photo provided by CAMTech. The Consortium for Affordable Medical Technologies (CAMTech) at Massachusetts General Hospital recently announced the winner of its latest Innovation Award – the Whitesides Research Group. CAMTech launched three years ago with the goal of accelerating medical technology innovation in low and…
Harvard Health Acceleration Challenge: Meet the Finalists

Harvard Health Acceleration Challenge: Meet the Finalists »

19 Feb, 2015
NewsUncategorized
The Harvard Business School (HBS) and the Harvard Medical School (HMS) recently announced the finalists of their Harvard Health Acceleration Challenge: Bloodbuy, I-Pass, Medalogix and Twine. The challenge is a “scale-up” competition that focuses on finding and mentoring companies with innovative healthcare solutions. All four finalists will receive networking, funding and mentorship during the next year to help…
Exclusive Interview: Dr. Sachin Jain Leaves Merck to Join CareMore

Exclusive Interview: Dr. Sachin Jain Leaves Merck to Join CareMore »

14 Jan, 2015
NewsPeople
Visit the NEJM Group Open Forum starting Thursday morning, January 15, to ask Dr. Jain questions about his new role at CareMore. Dr. Sachin Jain announced this week his decision to leave Boston-based pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. to become Chief Medical Officer at CareMore, an Anthem subsidiary and Los Angeles-based integrated care plan that combines…
Early Ideation & Multidisciplinary Teams Mark InciteHealth’s New Incubator

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

16 Dec, 2014
CompaniesNews
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…
Nanotechnology 101

Nanotechnology 101 »

This programmable DNA nanorobot, created by Harvard researchers, was modeled on the body's own immune system. Image created by Campbell Strong, Shawn Douglas, and Gaël McGill of the Wyss Institute at Harvard University. It sounds like the creative genius of a science fiction writer: nanobots that move through the body, delivering…
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…
OPENPediatrics: Digital Health Across the Globe

OPENPediatrics: Digital Health Across the Globe »

OPENPediatrics brings information to pediatric medical professionals all over the world. A child from the United States was vacationing with her family in Guatemala City when she fell critically ill, and Dr. Jeffrey Burns was asked to care for her from afar. As Chief of Critical Care Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and…

Send this to a friend