Two Health IT Trends Paving the Way for Our Future

Two Health IT Trends Paving the Way for Our Future »

25 May, 2015
EventsUncategorized
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…
MedTech Boston & Mad*Pow Honor 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators

MedTech Boston & Mad*Pow Honor 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators »

18 May, 2015
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MedTech Boston's 40 Under 40 members received awards at the May 13th networking and awards ceremony event, hosted by Mad*Pow. All photos by Jim Ryan. On May 13, 2015, at the office of the design innovation agency Mad*Pow in Boston, over 100 healthcare innovators and leaders gathered to celebrate the individuals chosen as this year’s…
Ebola Hackathon-Inspired Team to Pitch Live at Google Wearables Challenge

Ebola Hackathon-Inspired Team to Pitch Live at Google Wearables Challenge »

Team Proxome includes Adrian Gropper, MD, CTO of Patient Privacy Rights; Sean Doyle, a software engineer at MGH; Jim Wright, an electrical engineer with a background in developing wearable devices for military and medical applications; Jessica Autrey, a current graduate student at Boston University’s School of Public Health; Shauna Biggs, a current graduate student at…
HIMSS 2015 Highlights

HIMSS 2015 Highlights »

20 Apr, 2015
EventsUncategorized
Photo via @MedCityNews The predominant themes at last week’s annual HIMSS and HX360 conferences, which met in Chicago from April 12-16, 2015, involved care coordination, patient engagement and mobile health solutions. While it's difficult to select from among the many educational and innovative presentations and exhibits, five presenters (a regulator, a thought leader,…
Win Burke on Coordinating Patient Care with iGetBetter

Win Burke on Coordinating Patient Care with iGetBetter »

1 Apr, 2015
Companies
Win Burke, president, CEO and co-founder of iGetBetter, finds it easy to talk about the successful pilots of his company’s technology at healthcare organizations around the country. But it's much harder to discuss the reasons behind his personal desire to fix the problem of coordinating patient care. Burke's sister died of cancer three years ago,…
The Doctor as a Digital Decoder

The Doctor as a Digital Decoder »

31 Mar, 2015
Opinion/Editorial
To read more posts like this, visit the American Resident Project. The growing wearable sensor market is yielding ever-increasing amounts of consumer-derived digital data. These data can consist of many different physiologic measures such as heart rate and rhythm, sleep quality, brain activity, and physical activity levels. As many consumers and…
Howard Weiner: A Doctor on a Mission to Cure MS

Howard Weiner: A Doctor on a Mission to Cure MS »

26 Mar, 2015
People
It was during his early days as a doctor that Howard Weiner, MD, director and co-founder of the Partners Multiple Sclerosis Center at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, treated a young father who had recently experienced a very bad multiple sclerosis (MS) attack. Weiner immediately identified with his patient: he was about the same age, and…
Connecting the Dots with Matter’s Steven Collens

Connecting the Dots with Matter’s Steven Collens »

17 Mar, 2015
PeopleUncategorized
Register for HX360 to meet Steven Collens in person. Photo provided. Steven Collens' days are full of conversations with entrepreneurs who are dreaming big, hoping to take advantage of our healthcare system's current state up upheaval by presenting innovative solutions. As CEO of Matter, Chicago's new healthcare technology startup center and community…
Reflections on the Ongoing Struggle to Define Value in Healthcare

Reflections on the Ongoing Struggle to Define Value in Healthcare »

How will we define the value of our healthcare system? Dr. Neel Shah considers here and on Wing of Zock. Photo via Christian Delbert/ Shutterstock. Last week, I had the opportunity to sit at a table with some of the nation’s top thought leaders. We convened at the Newseum in Washington, DC,…
5 Can’t Miss Insights from HealthIMPACT East

5 Can’t Miss Insights from HealthIMPACT East »

Shahid N. Shah, Charles Jaffe, Jacob Reider, MD, and David Whitlinger discuss system interoperability. Photo by Edward Egan. The Information Management Network (IMN) hosted it's 3rd annual HealthIMPACT East conference at the Union League Club in downtown NYC on Feb 27, 2015. The event featured a town-hall style forum that produced lively…

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