Wellable Focuses on Preventative Medicine & Corporate Wellness

Wellable Focuses on Preventative Medicine & Corporate Wellness »

Wellable provides employers with health data, aggregated from popular wellness apps. Photo provided. Shaan Gandhi and Nick Patel have been friends for a while. Now, they're business partners, too. Gandhi, a student in Harvard's joint MBA/ MD program, says the friends often talked about ways of effectively bringing preventative wellness to major organizations.…
What a Community-Based Asthma Care Program Teaches Us About Payment Reform

What a Community-Based Asthma Care Program Teaches Us About Payment Reform »

A Boston Children's Hospital asthma initiative serves as a case study for payment reform. Photo via higherperspective.com It’s clear as day that the American method of paying for healthcare is broken. But things get murky when it comes to finding appropriate solutions. Debates about the "ideal" payment model, a model that offers…
Rockstar Women in MedTech: A Series Preview

Rockstar Women in MedTech: A Series Preview »

25 Sep, 2014
PeopleUncategorized
We've spent the past month rounding up innovative women in medtech as part of our new series - and we're just getting started. In case you missed our last few Q&As, here's a quick look at women who are making a big difference in an often-stubborn industry. Amy Cueva Amy Cueva, founder and Chief Experience Officer of Mad*Pow,…
mHealth Apps & Privacy Policies: What Next?

mHealth Apps & Privacy Policies: What Next? »

15 Sep, 2014
NewsUncategorized
Dr. Ali Sunyaev recently published a study with his colleague Dr. Kenneth Mandl about the privacy policies - or the lack thereof - of the world's most popular mHealth apps. Photo provided. Last week we were hit with a Mobi Health News announcement: Less than a third of popular health apps have privacy…
The Medical Activist Generation

The Medical Activist Generation »

13 Aug, 2014
News
Dr. Jennifer Joe speaking on a "Hacking Academic Medical Center Silos" panel at South by Southwest V2V. All photos provided by Jennifer Joe. Reflecting on my own training at the age of 34, I'm finding that I'm in the middle of two very distinct generations of physicians: the traditional, paternalistic one-finger typers…

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