Meet Google Wearables Challenge Finalists Courtney Hill & Allison Arensman

Meet Google Wearables Challenge Finalists Courtney Hill & Allison Arensman »

Courtney Hill, MD, and Allison Arensman, MD, met as interns and have shared a love for healthcare innovation ever since. So when they saw Medstro's Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge, applying was almost a no brainer. Courtney Hill studies Head & Neck surgery. Hill is a fourth year Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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10 Apr, 2015
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1. Costs of Care Launches Story Contest Every year, the non-profit value-based care organization Costs of Care holds an essay contest inviting patients, clinicians and students to share real stories about the successes and failures of healthcare affordability. Why? "Ultimately, no amount of regulating, reorganizing or otherwise reforming the healthcare system will successfully contain costs unless…
NeuroLaunch to Expand to Boston

NeuroLaunch to Expand to Boston »

8 Apr, 2015
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In their first batch, Atlanta-based neuroscience accelerator NeuroLaunch mentored six companies, which have now raised more than $4 million collectively. "We hit our milestones," says Jordan Amadio, the co-founder of NeuroLaunch and a fourth year neurosurgery resident at Emory University School of Medicine. "We attracted the right kind of energy, mentors and investors." Now, Amadio…
Ask the Experts: Fitness Trackers

Ask the Experts: Fitness Trackers »

As the managing editor of this website, I write about wearable tech almost every day. And at some point last year, I started to notice that I was the only one of my colleagues without some sort of tracking band on my wrist. Was I missing out? I figured that I should probably be practicing what I…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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3 Apr, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Medisafe Integrates BioFeedback Medisafe, a global medication management program based out of Boston, will now allow patients to track and correlate their adherence directly with health outcomes. The company is hopeful that this will help users visualize how taking medication or missing a…
WHPC Finalist Mark Hoffman Talks Temperature Regulation & Innovation Inspiration

WHPC Finalist Mark Hoffman Talks Temperature Regulation & Innovation Inspiration »

3 Apr, 2015
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Dr. Mark Hoffman, third from right, with members of his team. Photo provided. When Mark Hoffman, PhD, the director of the Center for Health Insights at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, proposed that the Raiing Medical iThermonitor could be used to study baseline “normal” body temperatures, he believed that he was on to something…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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27 Mar, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Phoenix Children's Hospital Brings in the Tablets Phoenix Children's Hospital is known to be innovative both in design and practice. Photo via archdaily. According to mobihealthnews, the Arizona-based children's hospital plans to install 200 tablets in patient rooms, each equipped with…
10 Quotable Moments from Female Physicians on Leadership & Gender

10 Quotable Moments from Female Physicians on Leadership & Gender »

Photo via the AAMC State of Women in Academic Medicine report, 2013-2014. Female physicians today make up 48% of the physician community, a number that has increased from just 5% in 1952. While this is a drastic and important improvement, data continues to show that women hold fewer leadership roles in medicine…
Can We Bring the Joy Back into Medicine with Community Engagement?

Can We Bring the Joy Back into Medicine with Community Engagement? »

23 Mar, 2015
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Dr. Renee Kinman says she came to medicine in a backwards way. After college, she took a year off and started a PhD program, later deciding that she wanted to go to medical school, too. Today she's a pediatric endocrinologist at Valley Children's Hospital in Fresno, California. She's also deeply passionate about education, community involvement and…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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20 Mar, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Boston Represents at SXSW CareAline founders Kezia and Mike Fitzgerald present their pitch at the Boston Children's Hospital's Innovation Tank pitch off last November. Photo via Boston Children’s Hospital. Voices of the Boston healthcare community rang out loud and clear at…

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