MassTLC’s Healthcare Conference: A Technology Recipe for Healthcare Success

MassTLC’s Healthcare Conference: A Technology Recipe for Healthcare Success »

We have healthcare conferences galore in this city, but here's one more that you'll definitely want to mark on your calendar: the Mass Technology Leadership Council's Healthcare Conference, which meets on December 3, 2014. The event will bring together payers, providers, patients and technologists, as per usual. But the speakers will also dive deep into technology innovations…
Divya Dhar: Empathetic Care Gone Global

Divya Dhar: Empathetic Care Gone Global »

Dr. Dhar. Photo provided. Divya Dhar has a set of intimidating diplomas - MD, MBA, MPA - on her wall and motivation to boot. We were immediately impressed by her drive to succeed - she told us us that she was once challenged by a high powered executive who blatantly said that she wouldn't be able…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

14 Nov, 2014
News
We bring you this week’s healthcare and medtech trends, in Boston and beyond: 1. Massachusetts Distributed $59,000,000 for Healthcare Improvement The Health Policy Commission just awarded 20 individual hospitals and 5 joint hospital partnerships in Massachusetts between $1 million and $4 million each to support community-based partnerships and the use of emerging digital health technologies. We like…
The mHealth Vantage Point: Dr. Jordan Shlain Talks Healthcare Innovation

The mHealth Vantage Point: Dr. Jordan Shlain Talks Healthcare Innovation »

11 Nov, 2014
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Photo via YouTube: The Ideas Economy. You've probably heart of HealthLoop, a service that helps patients stay on track, eliminating repetitive education and improving adherence. Physicians rave about the service, and it was also recently integrated into Apple's Health app (patients can now share their medical and activity data with their…
Wellable Focuses on Preventative Medicine & Corporate Wellness

Wellable Focuses on Preventative Medicine & Corporate Wellness »

Wellable provides employers with health data, aggregated from popular wellness apps. Photo provided. Shaan Gandhi and Nick Patel have been friends for a while. Now, they're business partners, too. Gandhi, a student in Harvard's joint MBA/ MD program, says the friends often talked about ways of effectively bringing preventative wellness to major organizations.…
Line Infections Take Center Stage at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank

Line Infections Take Center Stage at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank »

3 Nov, 2014
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CareAline founders Kezia and Mike Fitzgerald present their pitch to the panel of judges. All photos via Boston Children's Hospital. A panel of venture capitalists, clinicians, researchers and healthcare industry leaders struggled to choose between business prowess and medical influence at the Boston Children's Hospital's Innovation Tank event, which took place on…
Boston’s Andrea Ippolito & Gajen Sunthara Named Presidential Innovation Fellows

Boston’s Andrea Ippolito & Gajen Sunthara Named Presidential Innovation Fellows »

Andrea Ippolito Boston innovators Andrea Ippolito and Gajen Sunthara have been selected as Round 3 Presidential Innovation Fellows. Gajen has been chosen to work on the MyData Initiative at the Department of Health and Human Services. Andrea, currently a PhD student in the Engineering Systems Division at MIT, will be working with the Department of…
Boston Children’s Names Three Finalists for Next Week’s “Innovation Tank”

Boston Children’s Names Three Finalists for Next Week’s “Innovation Tank” »

Today, Boston Children's Hospital announced the three finalists who will be fighting for $30,000 and investment advice at the live pitch-off Innovation Tank next Friday, October 31, 2014. The live pitch off, hosted by Shark Tank's Daymond John as part of the Boston Children's Global Pediatric Summit, Taking on Tomorrow, will be held at the…
Health for America Fellows Head to Boston

Health for America Fellows Head to Boston »

Health for America's 2014-2015 fellows, from left to right: Sandra Hwang, Nick Azpiroz, Ellen Kourakos and Megan Caldwell. All photos and videos provided by the fellows. It's the problem of our generation: our healthcare system isn't much of a system at all. But in an innovative change of direction, Health for…

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