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…
Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalist: William Younker

Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalist: William Younker »

22 Apr, 2015
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Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge finalist William Younker is aiming for the big time by proposing a solution to recovery for one of the most controversial injuries this year: concussions. "The idea is to create the world's first data set, from wearables and smartphone sensors, for concussion recovery," Younker says. Along with his Cognitive Health…
The Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Judges on Winning Ideas & Wearable Trends

The Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Judges on Winning Ideas & Wearable Trends »

Dr. Steve Horng, emergency department lead for the Google Glass Project at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, presents at last year's wearables challenge. Photo by Poncie Rutsch. We're incredibly excited to announce that Medstro's Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge is just around the corner. Our judges and finalists will be flying into…
M2D2 Finalists Celebrate $100,000 in Awards

M2D2 Finalists Celebrate $100,000 in Awards »

17 Apr, 2015
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PixelEXX winner Renee Carder, PhD and M2D2 director Steven Tello celebrate PixelEXX's first place win. All photos by Jenni Whalen. Business and healthcare professionals gathered at Mintz Levin on Thursday, April 17 to celebrate the winners of the Massachusetts Medical Device Development (M2D2) Center's New Venture Competition. 15 companies hoped to…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

17 Apr, 2015
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Congress pass a new Medicare policy this week. Photo via Shutterstock/ zimmytws. 1. "Doc Fix" Gets the Nix Last Tuesday, a policy nicknamed the "doc fix" finally got the ax. The policy, which has served as an excuse for crisis-motivated legislation for many years, refers to a process by which Congress struggled…
Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalists: Team Memorandum

Meet the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Finalists: Team Memorandum »

17 Apr, 2015
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Nisarg Patel. Nisarg Patel may still be at the beginning of his career - he's a first year medical student at Harvard - but he has some big, career-making ideas. Along with team members Manav Sevak, Kunaal Naik, Manjinder Kandol and Kurt Carpenter, Patel pitched his idea for using wearables to improve medication…
Controversial Pavlok Device Hits Google Wearables Challenge Next Week

Controversial Pavlok Device Hits Google Wearables Challenge Next Week »

The Pavlok team. Photo provided. Maneesh Sethi, founder of Pavlok, once hired a woman to slap him when he got distracted at work. Years later, Sethi and his co-founder, Jim Lynch, launched Pavlok, a wearable device based on those slaps. The device uses electric shock, which is supported as a powerful behavior change…
Ask the Experts: Startup Advice

Ask the Experts: Startup Advice »

We all have great ideas about improving healthcare. But what does it take to actually implement these ideas - to turn them from a dose of midnight inspiration into a full-fledged, financially stable, investor-backed company? On April 23, 2015, four healthcare entrepreneurs will convene to answer exactly this question at Google's Cambridge headquarters. As part of…
Changing the Cancer Care Paradigm: Team OnClass Heads to Google Cambridge

Changing the Cancer Care Paradigm: Team OnClass Heads to Google Cambridge »

14 Apr, 2015
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Team Members (L to R): Sameer Massand, Ajay Kohli, Maxwell Henderson, Sarah Foster, Katja Engetschwiler, Trevor Heins, Benjamin Ehrlich, Jacob Zeitzew, Anita Ramoliya, Ajit Kohli "Few moments can be tougher for patients than receiving a diagnosis of cancer," says Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge finalist Ajay Kohli. "As clinicians, we want…
Our 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators of 2015

Our 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators of 2015 »

13 Apr, 2015
People
We're incredibly excited to announce the winners of this year's MedTech Boston 40 Under 40 healthcare innovators from Boston and beyond. Our list includes physicians, entrepreneurs, policy makers, students and more - but the key is that they're all committed to changing…

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