Ask the Experts: Are Apps Invading Healthcare?

Ask the Experts: Are Apps Invading Healthcare? »

Apps are slowly invading healthcare. Why should you care? Photo via everythingpossible/ Shutterstock. It's not a secret that apps are invading healthcare. But the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) is asking an important question: Why should you care? On May 7, 2015, MMS will hold a panel on this topic from 6-9 pm…
Wrap Up: The 2015 Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge

Wrap Up: The 2015 Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge »

Attendees enjoy playing with healthcare wearables demos at Google's Cambridge headquarters. Photo via @namathy Last night we held the second annual Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge! The event, which met at Google’s Cambridge headquarters from 5 to 9 pm, featured live demos and pitches from our 10 finalists. Before the live pitch-off began, attendees spent…
The Future is You: Our Top 10 Reasons to Attend the Google Wearables in Healthcare Final Pitch-Off

The Future is You: Our Top 10 Reasons to Attend the Google Wearables in Healthcare Final Pitch-Off »

6 Apr, 2015
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Karandeep Singh, MD, the keynote from last year's Google Glass challenge. As you know, the mission of Medstro (the social network for physicians and medical students) and MedTech Boston is to connect providers, patients, families and students, spreading the word about the latest innovations in medical technology and facilitating collaborations. And while we usually do…
Over Half of U.S. Doctors Have Considered Quitting Medicine, According to “Physician Misery Index”

Over Half of U.S. Doctors Have Considered Quitting Medicine, According to “Physician Misery Index” »

5 Mar, 2015
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What will it take to bring the joy back into medicine? Photo via andresr/ Shutterstock. The results of Geneia's Physician Misery Index study are in and the numbers paint a dismal portrait of the life of a physician today: An overwhelming number of the 400+ physicians who participated in the study…
Medstro’s Legal Office Hours: Now Open

Medstro’s Legal Office Hours: Now Open »

15 Jan, 2015
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What's the difference between tail and no tail in malpractice insurance? How do these rules differ by state? How do you spot the "gotchas" in an employment agreement? How do you protect the intellectual property around your most inspired ideas and inventions? What are your rights if the licensing board calls you to a disciplinary hearing? So…
Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky Talks Testifying in Congress & Digital Health Failures

Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky Talks Testifying in Congress & Digital Health Failures »

Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky is the founder of Care at Hand and a resident at Boston Children's Hospital. Last month, Care at Hand's CEO, Andrey Ostrovsky, testified about digital health in Congress. He hoped to inform them about real ways to achieve the Triple Aim and policies that might be keeping us…
MassTLC’s 2014 Conference Recap: Transforming Healthcare Through Technology & Innovation

MassTLC’s 2014 Conference Recap: Transforming Healthcare Through Technology & Innovation »

4 Dec, 2014
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A full room at the UMass Campus Center Ballroom. All photos by James Ryan. On Wednesday, December 3, 2014, the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC), the region's leading technology association and the premier network for tech executives, entrepreneurs, investors, and policy leaders, held it's 2014 Healthcare Conference with focuses on how…
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.…
Loanscribe: Consolidating & Reducing Medical Student Loans

Loanscribe: Consolidating & Reducing Medical Student Loans »

Image via "Deferred: Confessions of a Student Loan Debt Collector" Just ask Jonathan Bush and his "More Disruption Please" Athenahealth program - disrupting the medical ecosystem with hackathons and start-ups is hot. But most entrepreneurs and developers realize that successful disruption requires a physician who understands clinical workflow and data analysis. As the Editor-in-Chief…
Google Glass at Pri-Med East

Google Glass at Pri-Med East »

15 Sep, 2014
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Yesterday I zoomed down to Boston for the second day of Pri-Med East. Pri-Med is a medical education company with conferences in over 30 cities in the US, online CME offerings, an electronic health record software, and more. Now I'm not a doctor (nor do I play one on TV), but I am the market research manager for Pri-Med. And I had…

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