Healthcare’s Grand Hackfest Recap

Healthcare’s Grand Hackfest Recap »

26 Mar, 2014

Healthcare’s Grand Hackfest, a joint production by MIT’s Hacking Medicine and the Kauffman Foundation, was held March 15-16 at the MIT Media Lab.

The Business of Caring

The Business of Caring »

23 Jan, 2014
“It’s been a pleasure working with you” is a phrase I hear people say all the time, but it is not something I myself say to colleagues or patients. As a boilerplate phrase, it can roll off the tongue in a paradoxically tongue-in-cheek manner. Despite its potential attempt to transmit cordial feelings, in my mind…

Giving thanks for my sister & the innovators that have kept her alive »

9 Dec, 2013
Hillary GinsburgWhether you corral big data or design hardware, as an innovator in health care perhaps sometimes you feel as though you work behind the scenes. May this story remind you that your contributions to health care and medicine are truly lifesaving and positively impact the way people live, both now…

The Point of Care: An Introduction »

4 Dec, 2013
For those of us in and around the medical community, innovation is upon us. Adoption of practices from other high-risk and service industries, along with the data being gathered under the ‘big data’ movement, is fundamentally changing the way we are delivering care to patients. Technological breakthroughs, and the ability to deliver data and functionality…

Dream No More: A Mental Health System with Modern Solutions to Ancient Problems »

1 Dec, 2013
Dr. Edwin Raffi Having done most of my clinical clerkships in New York City, I came to Boston for residency expecting a similar experience in another metropolitan city. The culture of the Psychiatric Urgent Care units I observed in NYC consisted of a triage system in which some patients would be…

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