Carnegie Mellon’s Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Brain Science

Carnegie Mellon’s Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Brain Science »

16 Sep, 2014
NewsUncategorized
CMU's BrainHub brings cross-disciplinary researchers together for brain research. Photo via CMU BrainHub. How does the brain work? This might be the biggest scientific question of the 21st century, and many scientists say that we're just scratching the surface when it comes to understanding how neurons work together to create complex…
LaBiotech Tour Explores Boston’s Unparalleled Biotech Ecosystem

LaBiotech Tour Explores Boston’s Unparalleled Biotech Ecosystem »

16 Sep, 2014
EventsNews
LaBiotech Tour, a project profiling international biotech communities, premiered its Boston-based documentary on September 11, 2014 at Boston University and LabCentral in Cambridge. The film explored Boston’s longstanding prominence in biomedical innovation through the eyes of 15 different biotech startups in the area. The LaBiotech Tour is an offshoot project of the LaBiotech websites, a centralized resource for…
Google Glass at Pri-Med East

Google Glass at Pri-Med East »

15 Sep, 2014
EventsUncategorized
Yesterday I zoomed down to Boston for the second day of Pri-Med East. Pri-Med is a medical education company with conferences in over 30 cities in the US, online CME offerings, an electronic health record software, and more. Now I'm not a doctor (nor do I play one on TV), but I am the market research manager for Pri-Med. And I had…
Massachusetts Medical Society’s CIT Award Funds Innovative Technology Projects

Massachusetts Medical Society’s CIT Award Funds Innovative Technology Projects »

11 Sep, 2014
NewsUncategorized
Dr. Yu accepts the Mass Medical Society CIT Award last year. All photos provided. Left to right: Richard Pieters, MD, President of the MMS, YiDing Yu, MD, Eugenia Marcus, MD, recent past Chair of the MMS CIT, Ronald Dunlap, MD, immediate Past President of the MMS, Leon Barzin, Director of Health…
Nina Nashif of Healthbox: A Catalyst for Change

Nina Nashif of Healthbox: A Catalyst for Change »

10 Sep, 2014
PeopleUncategorized
Nina Nashif began her career working in textiles, but quickly moved into the healthcare space where she's found that she can really make a difference. Photo provided. Nina Nashif, the Founder & CEO of Healthbox, is becoming a prominent name in the digital health space. Healthbox is an accelerator that has helped launch 63…
Wanted: Fall Events & Editorial Intern

Wanted: Fall Events & Editorial Intern »

9 Sep, 2014
News
Are you trying to break into the healthcare field? Like writing about innovation, Boston and medicine? Want to play with Google Glass? Still looking for a fall internship? If you answered yes to any of those questions, you've come to the right place. We're still looking for a Fall Events & Editorial Intern, effective immediately. As our intern,…
Chasing the Triple Aim: Care at Hand’s Digital Model

Chasing the Triple Aim: Care at Hand’s Digital Model »

Care at Hand's new information-sharing platform can be used on any device. The right information in the right hands at the right time really can enable smarter healthcare at a lower cost. Case in point: Lawrence, Massachusetts-based Elder Services of Merrimack Valley’s successful health coach program, enabled by Care at Hand’s…
Primary Care Via Telemedicine: A New Form of Ongoing Delivery

Primary Care Via Telemedicine: A New Form of Ongoing Delivery »

5 Sep, 2014
Opinion/Editorial
A doctor completes a tele-consult. Image via telemedicine wiki. Telemedical treatment has been a tantalizing possibility for many years, for reasons including a failure of health plans to pay for it and too little bandwidth to support it, but those reasons are quickly being trumped by the need for quick, cheap,…
Rewriting the Rules: Flexible, Wearable Technology from MC10

Rewriting the Rules: Flexible, Wearable Technology from MC10 »

MC10's Biostamp grabs real time data from patients regarding medication responses and effectiveness. Imagine wearable technology that isn’t boxy or hard like the electronics we're used to. Picture technology that bends with your movements, stretches as you move, and adds to your daily wardrobe, too. When Professor John Rogers of the…
Primary Care Prestige: Why EMRs Expand Possibilities

Primary Care Prestige: Why EMRs Expand Possibilities »

Electronic medical records provide new opportunities, says Dr. Anoop Raman. Ipad image via wiki. Prestige in medicine often follows research, which is why physician-scientists who do basic science research have often been considered among the giants of medicine. As the field of medicine advanced, the gap between what we knew from basic…

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