BEN Healthcare Innovation Summit »

1 Apr, 2017
This year, the Biomedical Entrepreneurship Network (BEN) at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School is hosting its first annual Healthcare Innovation Summit to engage all stakeholders in care delivery and discuss the paradigm shifts in medicine and healthcare. From evolving patient care models, to innovative medical devices/biotechnology and novel medical education tools, the healthcare market is…
A New VR Experience Could Help Isolated Elders Reconnect

A New VR Experience Could Help Isolated Elders Reconnect »

22 Mar, 2017
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With the help of one Boston-based startup, elders suffering from dementia or isolation could attend a concert or even sit atop Mount Everest without ever leaving their homes. Rendever, founded by students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan Business School, aims to fight isolation and cognitive issues encountered in old age by allowing users to view or describe entertaining virtual-reality experiences.

Robotic Nursing Assistant System Poised To Curtail Workplace Injuries

Robotic Nursing Assistant System Poised To Curtail Workplace Injuries »

Founded in 2007, a Burlington company’s vision to revolutionize healthcare with Robots is becoming reality. Hstar Technologies has raised $9.5 million in funding to develop robots including the Robotic Nursing Assistant system (RoNA), which aims to assist nursing staff with patient lifting and care.

Improving Radiology with Artificial Intelligence

Improving Radiology with Artificial Intelligence »

28 Feb, 2017
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Mass General has partnered with NVIDIA to process their database of approximately 10 billion medical images through deep learning algorithms. With NVIDIA’s server, which was designed for AI applications, the deep learning algorithms written by NVIDIA engineers and Mass General data scientists will aim to improve detection, diagnosis, treatment and management of disease.

Is There An App For That? Experts Talk Digital Strategies of Mental Health and Wellness

Is There An App For That? Experts Talk Digital Strategies of Mental Health and Wellness »

2 Feb, 2017
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Smartphones have tracked steps and heartbeats, but now, experts are trying to see if they can track—and possibly ease—the mind. The Harvard School of Public Health has teamed up with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Digital Psychiatry Program to develop apps that investigate how smartphone technology could be used for mental health treatment.

The Human Element in Electronic Health Records

The Human Element in Electronic Health Records »

2 Dec, 2016
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“Get technology out of the way and focus on humanity,” said Kyle Ambrester, Athenahealth’s senior vice president and chief product officer last month at Xconomy’s “What’s Hot in Boston HealthTech” at the Broad Institute.

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