The Medical Scribe Dilemma

The Medical Scribe Dilemma »

8 Jun, 2015
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The position of medical scribe has been largely created by the EHR industry, but it still carries with it many of the issues that EHRs cause, including questions of security and management. Photo via gpointstudio/Shutterstock. When Alex* graduated from college, he wasn't prepared to apply to medical school right away. He'd…
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…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

22 May, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Newton-Based Jana Care Launches Diabetes Management App Jana Care announced this week the launch of a mobile diabetes management solution that allows for coaching, monitoring and shareable data. The app will be used by all 20 centers in the Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialties…
Philips Moves North American Research Headquarters to Cambridge

Philips Moves North American Research Headquarters to Cambridge »

19 May, 2015
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The consumer electronics company Philips has signed a five year research alliance with MIT, pumping $25 million into healthcare technology and connected lighting research, and moving the company's research headquarters to Cambridge, according to an announcement from the company released this afternoon. Philips representatives say their focus this year has been on pushing the company toward…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

15 May, 2015
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1. A Partners Program Lowers Hospital Admissions & Mortality Rates Partners HealthCare Connected Health announced this week that their remote monitoring program for heart failure patients resulted in lower hospitalization and mortality rates (you can see the full results in their study, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research last month). "These findings suggest that our Connected…
Healthcare Wearables: Thoughts from the Experts on Challenges & Potential Breakthroughs

Healthcare Wearables: Thoughts from the Experts on Challenges & Potential Breakthroughs »

We love wearable technology at MedTech Boston. We're constantly reporting on the hottest new trends and the life-changing capabilities of devices like the iThermonitor, embr's Wristify and Google Glass. We're even helping with Medstro's Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge, which will culminate in a live pitch-off in Boston this April. But the use of wearable…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

8 May, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. The VA Center for Innovation Launches a New Initiative On May 15, the VA will be launch a VA Innovation Creation Series, which will hopefully accelerate the development of prosthetics and assistive technologies for Veterans. The series will be launched at the Palo Alto VA Medical Center…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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1 May, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: M2D2's new collaborative lab space will open next month. Photo via M2D2. 1. M2D2's Bigger Space The University of Massachusetts medical device incubator M2D2 will open a new, fully-equipped shared lab space on June 1st of this year. The collaborative space,…
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…
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#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

24 Apr, 2015
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1. Tal Medical Secures $14 Million in Financing Round We wrote about Tal Medical, a local company developing new treatments for depression and other psychiatric disorders, a few months ago. But since then, the company has raised additional funding and added new industry veterans to their team. According to a release, the company will use…

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