PatientsLikeMe: Carlos Rodarte’s Push for Connectivity

PatientsLikeMe: Carlos Rodarte’s Push for Connectivity »

28 Aug, 2014
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When Carlos Rodarte left his life sciences consulting job, he wanted to help fix the American healthcare system by making use of mobile platforms and devices. Three years later, he's on his way. Rodarte joined PatientsLikeMe in late 2010, working to build an online patient community where patients share their health data, meet other patients like…
RP-VITA Robot Extends Specialized Medical Care

RP-VITA Robot Extends Specialized Medical Care »

RP-VITA provides specialized service from afar. Photos and videos provided. Imagine that your three-year-old daughter has a temperature of 101 and is experiencing a rash and dizziness. You’d want to know ASAP whether she was having an allergic reaction to sulfa or was suffering from meningitis. After halting her sulfa intake,…
One Week Left: Apply to Be Our Fall Events & Editorial Intern

One Week Left: Apply to Be Our Fall Events & Editorial Intern »

25 Aug, 2014
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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. MedTech Boston is looking for a Fall Events & Editorial Intern. As our…
Dr. Kathy Nieder Talks Technology in Primary Care

Dr. Kathy Nieder Talks Technology in Primary Care »

25 Aug, 2014
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Can ipads in the office help us teach patients? Maybe, says Dr. Nieder. Photo via MarketWatch. Dr. Kathy Nieder, a family medicine doctor at Baptist Medical Associates (BMA), is at the forefront of technology in medicine. She recently joined the HiMMS Connected Patient Committee, a committee dedicated to developing tools that…
Now Trending: Smart Watches

Now Trending: Smart Watches »

Image via Pebble Wiki. The Apple iWatch, the Google Gem, the GearFit …  soon it may seem like every person you know has a piece of technology on their wrist. New research from Parks Associates confirms this, showing that smart watch sales will reach an all time high in 2014, with 18 million…
Conference Forum Events in Boston to Focus on Clinical Trial Innovation

Conference Forum Events in Boston to Focus on Clinical Trial Innovation »

At The Conference Forum events in September and October, speakers will focus on ways to decrease clinical trial costs. Photo via flourine wiki. If you’re interested in disruptive innovations in clinical trials or drug delivery, Boston is prime real-estate. That's why The Conference Forum will be hosting four major events in…
Unshackling the Physician: Karandeep Singh on Glass & Primary Care

Unshackling the Physician: Karandeep Singh on Glass & Primary Care »

20 Aug, 2014
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Karandeep Singh, MD gives a Google Glass Demo last April at Boston's Google headquarters. All photos provided by Jennifer Joe. On April 23, 2014, the Boston medical community came together at the Boston Google headquarters to learn about the possibilities of wearables and Google Glass. Everyone was buzzing - What is Google Glass? What's special about…
Google Glass in the NICU: Stephanie Shine’s Medical Mission

Google Glass in the NICU: Stephanie Shine’s Medical Mission »

18 Aug, 2014
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Google Glass could allow parents to track their NICU babies' progress from afar, lowering depression and anxiety. Photo via NICU Wiki. When Stephanie Shine, a Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) nurse, delivered her son Samuel 3.5 months before his intended due date, he weighed 1 pound, 2 ounces. She delivered him…
“Putting Care in Context” Winners Attack Health Hurdles

“Putting Care in Context” Winners Attack Health Hurdles »

18 Aug, 2014
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Share4Care won second place in the "Putting Care in Context" challenge. The California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF), MadPow, and Health 2.0 announced the winners of their "Putting Care in Context" design challenge last week. The challenge sought innovative ideas that might help patients take an active role in sharing their health struggles and…
For Richer or Poorer: Concierge Medicine

For Richer or Poorer: Concierge Medicine »

Who's interested in using concierge medicine? Everyone, according to Dr. Stephen Schimpff. Photo from ZweenaHealth. Is concierge medicine for everyone or is it just for the rich, the 1%? Most people assume it is for the elite and cannot be afforded by the common man, the masses. That is unfortunate because in many…

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