Innovation at the 2017 MIT Grand Hack

Innovation at the 2017 MIT Grand Hack »

The 2017 MIT Grand Hack was filled with passionate participants seeking solutions to everything from communication gaps between patients and healthcare providers, to developing virtual reality devices that will help hospital patients combat loneliness. The event serves as a networking opportunity, as well as a window into the future of medical tech innovation.

Online Physician Community Site Medstro Surpasses 100,000 Registered Users

Online Physician Community Site Medstro Surpasses 100,000 Registered Users »

21 Feb, 2017
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Medstro, the online community site for physicians, medical students and healthcare innovators announced today that it had surpassed 100,000 registered users in less than three years since launching the site.

Join Our 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators at a MedTech Boston Party!

Join Our 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators at a MedTech Boston Party! »

30 Apr, 2015
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We just announced our first-ever list of 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators - and it was a hit! But now that you've read about these physicians, entrepreneurs, policy makers and innovation gurus, we want you to meet them, too. Register now for our 40 Under 40 Awards Ceremony, hosted by Mad*Pow on May 13 from 6-8…
TedX Beacon Street: Saturday’s Speakers Break the Healthcare Mold

TedX Beacon Street: Saturday’s Speakers Break the Healthcare Mold »

17 Nov, 2014
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TedX Beacon Street is one of the largest TedX's in America. Photo by Jennifer Joe for MedTech Boston. Medical professionals offering innovative solutions to some of the industry’s most pressing problems took the stage on Saturday at TedX Beacon Street in Brookline. Dr. Pratik Shah, a scientist, entrepreneur and innovator, discussed…
M2D2’s “Shark Tank”: Five Innovative Healthcare Pitches

M2D2’s “Shark Tank”: Five Innovative Healthcare Pitches »

Detecting heart murmurs and treating chronic wounds. Alleviating the progression of osteoarthritis and the battle against prostate cancer. Preventing urine leakage in women. These are the healthcare challenges that cause sleepless nights for many patients and for the executives who presented at M2D2's “Shark Tank” pitch-off at UMass Lowell on October 15, 2014. All five executives…
More Disruption Please: Athenahealth’s Hackathon Offers Powerful Resources & Connections

More Disruption Please: Athenahealth’s Hackathon Offers Powerful Resources & Connections »

20 Oct, 2014
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At their foundation, healthcare hackathons are about bringing together people from diverse backgrounds - medicine, technology, engineering, design and business - to identify and solve healthcare problems. Next month's athenahealth "More Disruption Please" hackathon (meeting from November 14-November 16, 2014) will be more of the same, but with a twist. "More Disruption Please is our…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

17 Oct, 2014
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We bring you this week’s healthcare and medtech trends, in Boston and beyond: 1. Reduced Residency Hours Aren't Terribly Problematic In a study published in the October 2014 issue of Health Affairs, researchers found that capping medical residency hours at 80 hours per week with shifts not exceeding 30 hours - a reform implemented in 2003 -…
Health 2.0 Fall Conference: Innovations We Loved

Health 2.0 Fall Conference: Innovations We Loved »

16 Oct, 2014
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We loved what we heard (and saw and read) at Health 2.0's annual fall conference. Here are a few of our favorite innovations: 1. The Withings Activite Watch All photos by Jaskaran Dhillon. We've said it before and we'll say it again: Can you believe this is a piece of wearable…

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