ID-Cap: Medication Adherence Gets a New Spin

ID-Cap: Medication Adherence Gets a New Spin »

ID-Cap, an eTect product. Photo provided. Medication adherence can be a huge issue for doctors and patients. Once a doctor prescribes a medication, how does he or she know if the patient has actually taken it? Or even if the right patient has taken it? Right now, it's impossible to access this kind of…
The Medical Activist Generation

The Medical Activist Generation »

13 Aug, 2014
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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…
Sharing Patient Information & Cloud-Based Storage

Sharing Patient Information & Cloud-Based Storage »

12 Aug, 2014
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If your phone automatically backs up, you may be leaking patient information. Photo via Creative Commons. "In May 2013, an Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine faculty member discovered residents [were] using Internet-based services to maintain a spreadsheet of patients. Their intent was to provide each other up-to-date information…
Google Cambridge Unveils New Facilities

Google Cambridge Unveils New Facilities »

12 Aug, 2014
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Google's new facilities are primed for innovation. All photos by Jenni Whalen. In a city bursting with colleges, startups, and medical facilities, there’s a new kid on campus: Google campus, that is. On August 5, Google unveiled its renovated office space in Kendall Square, a hub of technological innovation in the…
C-CDAs: The Fuel For Medical Apps

C-CDAs: The Fuel For Medical Apps »

11 Aug, 2014
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Developing medical apps requires harnessing data from C-CDAs. Image via creative commons. When you look at Google’s and Apple’s app stores, you'll see that they're populated with thousands of applications that have revolutionized how we communicate and think about our phones. These apps are the reason we call our phones ‘smartphones.’ When you…
Want To Be Our Events & Editorial Intern?

Want To Be Our Events & Editorial Intern? »

8 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…
Q&A: Jonathan Bush, Athenahealth President & Author

Q&A: Jonathan Bush, Athenahealth President & Author »

Jonathan Bush, author of "Where Does It Hurt?" Photo provided by Bush. Jonathan Bush is the Chief Executive, President and Chairman of athenahealth, a healthcare information technology company. He recently stepped into the limelight by publishing a book titled Where Does it Hurt?: An Entrepreneur's Guide to Fixing Health Care, and…
Code Black: Considering the Silver Bullet

Code Black: Considering the Silver Bullet »

Director Ryan McGarry spends time with one of his patients during filming. Photo via codeblackmovie.com. "How do I protect the ideals I came here for?" This is the question newly-released documentary Code Black asks of its audience, and the question each emergency room doctor in the film struggles to answer. We often…
Population Medicine: The Future of American Healthcare?

Population Medicine: The Future of American Healthcare? »

Dr. Paul George is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University (AMS). He's also the Director of AMS' Primary Care-Population Medicine Program, a new combined MD-ScM program in which students earn a medical degree and a Master's of Science degree in Population Medicine. We first met Dr.…
Women in MedTech: Andrea Ippolito of MIT’s Hacking Medicine

Women in MedTech: Andrea Ippolito of MIT’s Hacking Medicine »

Ippolito speaks to an audience at the March 2014 Healthcare Grand Hackfest. Photo by Lina Collucci. Andrea Ippolito is embedded deeply in the healthcare ecosystem. While pursuing her Ph.D. in the Engineering Systems division at MIT, she also co-leads MIT’s Hacking Medicine, an organization created to energize and connect the best minds…

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