Hacking Pediatrics 2.0: Kicking Innovation Up Another Notch

Hacking Pediatrics 2.0: Kicking Innovation Up Another Notch »

30 Sep, 2014
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Finalists present at last year's Hacking Pediatrics. Photo by Dr. Jennifer Joe. Last year, Michael Docktor, a Boston Children's Hospital physician, became obsessed with what was going on in the start-up and healthcare spaces. After watching Rock Health, Healthbox and other accelerators, he pitched the idea of running a Boston Children's accelerator.…
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…
Leapfrog’s Leader Warns of “Tsunami” Ahead at Economist’s Health Care Forum

Leapfrog’s Leader Warns of “Tsunami” Ahead at Economist’s Health Care Forum »

29 Sep, 2014
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Speakers at the Economist's Health Care Forum debated the riding costs of healthcare. Image via Lori Ehrlich. A mammogram can cost between $45 and $400 in Miami, Fla. But in New York City, an MRI of your lower back can range from $416 to $4,527. If patients can’t pinpoint the cost…
Mad*Pow’s Amy Cueva Named to Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40

Mad*Pow’s Amy Cueva Named to Boston Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 »

24 Sep, 2014
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Amy Cueva, founder and Chief Experience Officer of Mad*Pow, has been named to the 2014 class of Boston Business Journal's 40 under 40 honorees. The honor recognizes Boston-based leaders who are making a major impact in their respective fields and in civic life, all before their 40th birthday. “The whole Mad*Pow team is thrilled and proud to…
5 Need-To-Know Healthcare Trends We Heard About at The Economist’s Health Care Forum

5 Need-To-Know Healthcare Trends We Heard About at The Economist’s Health Care Forum »

24 Sep, 2014
Events
Forum panelists, including Jonathan Bush, debate Obamacare at The Economist's Health Care Forum. Photo via @TheIdeasEconomy. Much of the "healthcare crisis" you keep hearing about is a direct result of increasing costs, rapidly aging populations, chronic diseases and infectious disease outbreaks – and an emerging middle class demanding greater transparency and access to…
Celine Schillinger: Leveraging Serendipity Through Social Media

Celine Schillinger: Leveraging Serendipity Through Social Media »

23 Sep, 2014
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Schillinger presents at TEDxBedminster. Photo provided. Celine Schillinger, the Senior Director of Stakeholder Engagement for Sanofi Pasteur, calls social media her greatest ally in her personal life and her career. Schillinger works to disrupt the pharmaceutical world by embracing social networks and digital thinking in projects like her Break Dengue global awareness…
Pager Brings Doctors On Demand

Pager Brings Doctors On Demand »

22 Sep, 2014
CompaniesProducts
Have you ever been sick and wished you could summon a doctor to your home with the tap of a button? Pager, a personal healthcare company, is making this dream a reality with the release of a new app. The Pager app premiered in New York City last May and the company is now eyeing expansion to Boston…
Tessie Guillermo on Low Health Literacy & Innovation at Health 2.0

Tessie Guillermo on Low Health Literacy & Innovation at Health 2.0 »

18 Sep, 2014
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Tessie Guillermo has been involved in technology adoption since 1987. We'll be at the Health 2.0 fall conference next week and we hope we'll see you there. But if you can't make it, we'll give you the next best thing: a conversation with Tessie Guillermo, president and CEO of ZeroDivide. ZeroDivide provides technology…
5 Genius Ideas We Heard at TEDxBedminster

5 Genius Ideas We Heard at TEDxBedminster »

18 Sep, 2014
EventsUncategorized
Richie Etwaru, the TedxBedminster organizer, opens up the event with a brief talk. All photos provided by Etwaru. The healthcare industry can feel like an echo chamber, which is why Richie Etwaru, the man behind TEDxBedminster, is on a mission to ignite conversations, debate controversies and unlock the genius. On September 10, 2014,…
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…

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