On Wednesday evening, seven healthcare startups—part of a larger group of 26 finalists in the 2016 Boston MassChallenge—competed for $1.5 million in cash prizes and national recognition at the program’s gala awards ceremony.
Breaking Health Podcast host Steve Krupa connected with Bill Geary, general partner of Flare Capital Partners and co-chair of the upcoming Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit, to discuss highlights of the November 2 event being held at the Mandarin Oriental in Boston.
The Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge, sponsored by Boston Scientific and Google Cloud Platform, finished up online voting last Sunday and the six finalists have been selected. Selections were based on a combination of crowd votes and scoring by a panel of expert judges.
Although the #ENDALZ Hackathon marked the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH chapter’s first foray into orchestrating a tech brainstorming session, it yielded CarePal, a promising smartphone app set to hit the market early next year.
Smartphones already help manage chronic pain, facilitate meditation and even prescribe corrective lenses. But what if they could be used to diagnose cancer as well?
IoT is changing the ways we work, travel, entertain and get entertained–indeed the way we live. So what will an Io(Healthy)T look like? Experts from various fields discuss examples of IoT from other industries that could majorly impact healthcare.
With the mHealth market estimated to reach $26 billion in the next two years, competition for funds and consumer engagement is intense. We’ve got the expert perspectives on the industry’s potential and future predictions, what they look for in companies, and tips for startups in the smartphone space.