Connected Patient Challenge Finalists Announced

Connected Patient Challenge Finalists Announced »

9 Feb, 2016
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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.

Ask the Experts: Is Innovating Within an Academic Medical Center Really Possible?

Ask the Experts: Is Innovating Within an Academic Medical Center Really Possible? »

At MedTech Boston, we spend a lot of time thinking - and writing - about the best places for healthcare innovation to occur. Is it within the private sector? Maybe inside an incubator that's funded by a larger organization? Or perhaps healthcare innovation is best catalyzed within an academic medical center. Innovators tend to disagree…
Two Health IT Trends Paving the Way for Our Future

Two Health IT Trends Paving the Way for Our Future »

25 May, 2015
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Retail clinics offer lower costs and higher accessibility for consumers. Photo via Perficient. At the IHT2 Health IT Summit, which met in Cambridge from May 19 to 20, 2015, participants and speakers discussed the future of healthcare technology, considering everything from retail clinics to effective patient engagement methods. We walked away…
Wearables Challenge Photo Montage

Wearables Challenge Photo Montage »

29 Apr, 2015
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What the MedTech Act Really Means for Healthcare Innovation

What the MedTech Act Really Means for Healthcare Innovation »

13 Apr, 2015
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We outline the pros and cons of the MedTech Act. Will it help grow or crush healthcare innovation? Photo via stasique/ shutterstock. In 2014, Senators Orrin Hatch and Michael Bennett proposed an initiative called the “Medical Electronic Data Technology Enhancement for Consumers' Health Act.” The act focuses on bringing medical innovations…
Five Expert Tips for Bringing Medical Devices to Market

Five Expert Tips for Bringing Medical Devices to Market »

12 Jan, 2015
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Dr. del Nido begins the discussion. Left to Right: Pedro del Nido, Ibraheem Badejo, Maria Berkman, Ron Lancaster, and Kurt Dasse. Image courtesy of Anchor Line. “Anyone can be an innovator” was the guiding phrase of Pathways to Market: Focus on Medical Devices, a panel held at Boston Children’s Hospital on…
Nina Nashif of Healthbox: A Catalyst for Change

Nina Nashif of Healthbox: A Catalyst for Change »

10 Sep, 2014
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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…
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…
Hooked on HealthTap

Hooked on HealthTap »

HealthTap brings medical expertise into your pocket - or onto your tablet - with the click of a button. In the world of constantly changing online medicine, HealthTap has doctors and patients hooked. It's Reddit, Ask Jeeves, Yelp and the Mayo Clinic all rolled into one platform, giving patients direct access to doctors…
NeuroLaunch: Sharpening the Mind through Digital Health

NeuroLaunch: Sharpening the Mind through Digital Health »

More than 5 million Americans currently live with Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological conditions. To combat this, there has been a recent surge in neuro-psychological testing, and consumer-focused neuro-gaming wearables, software and devices. NeuroLaunch hopes to tap into this excitement by launching the world’s first accelerator program focused solely on neuroscience. NeuroLaunch is currently accepting applications on…

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