Digital Endpoints with Melissa Ceruolo, VP of Software Engineering and Data Products »

24 Jul, 2018
The Visionary Series is back after a 6 month hiatus! On July 24th we're extremely excited to welcome Melissa Ceruolo, VP of Software Engineering and Data Products for MC10. She's going to show us what MC10's newly 510k approved BioStamp nPoint system is all about! The advent of medical grade wearable sensing technology is on…
Nurse Led Innovation

Nurse Led Innovation »

5 Jul, 2018
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Nurses solve problems every day, whether it is at the bedside, out in the community or within various parts of the healthcare system. Nurses have a long history of prototyping and creating innovative solutions to care for their patients. Examples of nurse innovators throughout the last hundred years can be found in here. More recently,…
Igniting the Innovative Spark in Nurses through Mindset

Igniting the Innovative Spark in Nurses through Mindset »

9 Jun, 2018
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Every day we read about new technologies and emerging companies working to bring their innovative solutions to market and solve health care challenges facing our health care professionals, patients, families, communities and populations at large. As we read these articles many of us might find ourselves wondering how someone even begins to develop a healthcare…
Innovation Booms at 2018 BIO Conference

Innovation Booms at 2018 BIO Conference »

9 Jun, 2018
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Just this past week, from Monday June 4th to Thursday June 7th, Boston hosted the highly-anticipated 25th annual BIO International Conference. More than 16,000 attendees and 5,000 organizations from over 70 countries came together to discuss some of the hottest topics in healthcare, from digital health to personalized medicine. It also set the World Record…
Top 5 Gerontechnology Products (To Increase Social Engagement for Seniors)

Top 5 Gerontechnology Products (To Increase Social Engagement for Seniors) »

22 May, 2018
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As medicine advances and extends life expectancy, more people are living longer than ever before. Joseph Coughlin, the director of the MIT AgeLab, states “The longevity economy is older adults, which starts at age 50 for most of us, and makes up a $7-to-$9 trillion economy. The 50+ group is responsible for 70% of disposable…
Nurses: The Pioneers of Problem Solving In Medicine

Nurses: The Pioneers of Problem Solving In Medicine »

  I attribute my success to this: I never gave or took any excuse. ~ Florence Nightingale  Florence Nightingale is known as a pioneer in nursing. Nightingale saw opportunities to improve the care of patients in the face of challenges that still plague our health care environments today. Some challenges include noise, risks of infection,…
Gifted Citizen fostering social impact through medical exponential technology

Gifted Citizen fostering social impact through medical exponential technology »

Gifted Citizen is an international recognition and a monetary prize of one million Mexican pesos. The prize is awarded at la Ciudad de las Ideas to Innovators whose projects have the potential to change the lives of millions of people in the next years.

From Care to Cure: 2017 MGH FTD Unit Education Event »

7 Apr, 2017
The MGH Frontotemporal Disorders (FTD) Unit is proud to present From Care to Cure, our annual education day for patients, families, caregivers and elder care professionals to come together and learn more about the spectrum of Frontotemporal Disorders. The day will feature presentations from FTD Unit staff and clinicians as well as our community partners.…

BEN Healthcare Innovation Summit »

1 Apr, 2017
This year, the Biomedical Entrepreneurship Network (BEN) at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is hosting its first annual Healthcare Innovation Summit to engage all stakeholders in care delivery and discuss the paradigm shifts in medicine and healthcare. From evolving patient care models, to innovative medical devices/biotechnology and novel medical education tools, the healthcare market is…
A New VR Experience Could Help Isolated Elders Reconnect

A New VR Experience Could Help Isolated Elders Reconnect »

22 Mar, 2017
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With the help of one Boston-based startup, elders suffering from dementia or isolation could attend a concert or even sit atop Mount Everest without ever leaving their homes. Rendever, founded by students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan Business School, aims to fight isolation and cognitive issues encountered in old age by allowing users to view or describe entertaining virtual-reality experiences.

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