Chasing Greens – Fresh Food and the Urban Divide

Chasing Greens – Fresh Food and the Urban Divide »

17 Jan, 2017
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The USDA reports that 1-in-7 Americans don't know where their next meal will come from. Lower-income neighborhoods in urban areas are especially affected. In this three-part series, MedTech Boston investigates various factors that shape the food insecurity issue in Boston and how those factors are connected to health outcomes.

Liquid Biopsies Could Make Cancer a Manageable Disease

Liquid Biopsies Could Make Cancer a Manageable Disease »

1 May, 2015
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Could a simple blood test revolutionize cancer detection and treatment? Photo via Shawn Hempel/ Shutterstock. The future of cancer treatment is here. A new technology in cancer detection and monitoring called the liquid biopsy (or circulating tumor cell (CTC) count) can detect tumor DNA circulating in the blood before symptoms even…
Women in MedTech Group Launches at MassMEDIC Forum

Women in MedTech Group Launches at MassMEDIC Forum »

9 Apr, 2015
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The first-ever Women in MedTech event launched last week in Waltham, MA as 125 women gathered for a MassMEDIC-sponsored forum titled "Disruptive Technologies in Medicine." Its founders frame their goal: “To unite New England medical device executive women by providing an inspirational and educational leadership forum.” The message: “You will hear us now.” Randel Richner,…
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…
10 Moments You Missed at MassBio’s Annual Meeting

10 Moments You Missed at MassBio’s Annual Meeting »

Barnstable High School students accept the 2014 Joshua Boger Innovative School of the Year Award at MassBio's annual meeting. All photos provided by MassBio photographers. The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council’s Annual Meeting, titled “The Business of Science,” took place on March 26 and 27, 2015 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge.…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

27 Feb, 2015
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We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: Real-time mobile healthcare is now available from Doctor on Demand. Photo via thenextweb.com. 1. Telehealth + Seamless Reimbursement = Doctor on Demand Doctor on Demand, the Uber of telehealth, has announced an alliance with PokitDok, streamlining reimbursements for…
Massachusetts Bets on Digital Health

Massachusetts Bets on Digital Health »

23 Feb, 2015
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Would you bank on the digital health industry in MA? Photo via everythingpossible/ Shutterstock. Digital health is the key to success in Massachusetts, at least according to the Massachusetts Competitive Partnership (MACP). The MACP, a nonprofit public policy group composed of 16 CEOs from some of the largest Massachusetts based companies, engages…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

20 Feb, 2015
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We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. UnitedHealth Upgrades Health4Me App UnitedHealth announced this week that they'll be adding mobile payments and integration with wearables to their Health4Me app. The app is famous for its foray into the healthcare pricing landscape, but the new additions will take the teaching tool…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

13 Feb, 2015
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We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. Mobile Health Barrels Forward, Unregulated Despite conversations about regulations in the healthIT space, mobile health giants like Apple and Intel keep marching on. Wearable health is predicted to explode into a $11.6 billion industry by 2020, according to Politico. And these…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

6 Feb, 2015
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We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: An athenahealth building on their Watertown campus. Photo via the Boston Herald. 1. athenahealth & BIDMC Join EHR Forces Earlier this week, Massachusetts healthcare innovation giant athenahealth announced that they will be joining forces with Beth Israel Deaconess…

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