#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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16 Jan, 2015
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Google Glass sales will be halted, according to BBC News. Photo via Shutterstock. We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. Google Glass Sales Halted Google announced yesterday that while it is still committed to making Google Glass work, it will stop producing the product in…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

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9 Jan, 2015
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Image via savings wiki. We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. There's $75 Million Up for Grabs Connecticut-based HealthInvest Equity Partners filed with the SEC this week, creating a new $75 million investment fund specifically for health companies. Where are they looking to invest? There's a…
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2 Jan, 2015
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What's in a FitBit? controversy, it turns out. Photo via FitBit Flex wiki. We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. Santa Claus Came to Town... With FitBits FitBit's sales numbers jumped this season as people rushed to buy the newest version of the activity tracker…
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19 Dec, 2014
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Dr. Rick Sacra, a Massachusetts doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, and Gov. Deval Patrick converse Tuesday at the State House. (Stephan Savoia/AP) We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. Gov. Patrick Announces a $1 Million Ebola Grant This Tuesday, Governor Deval…
Consolidation & Transparency: A Look at Massachusetts’ Health Policy

Consolidation & Transparency: A Look at Massachusetts’ Health Policy »

18 Dec, 2014
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A panel discussed the consolidation of healthcare providers at this year's MAHP health policy conference. Photo by Abram Guerra. Hundreds of attendees came to the Seaport Hotel on Friday, December 5th for the Massachusetts Association of Health Plans' thirteenth annual Health Policy Conference. The leading voice for Massachusetts payers on issues…
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21 Nov, 2014
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We bring you this week’s healthcare and medtech trends, in Boston and beyond: Photo via CVS wiki. 1. CVS Launches a Boston Innovation Lab Your friendly neighborhood CVS may be on it's way to disrupting healthcare, according to an announcement from the pharmacy this week. The CVS Health Digital Innovation Lab…
Patient Advocacy Takes the Stage at MassBio’s Inaugural Summit

Patient Advocacy Takes the Stage at MassBio’s Inaugural Summit »

20 Nov, 2014
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David Meeker moderates a panel at MassBio's Patient Advocacy Summit. Photo by Sean Browne/Sean Browne Photography. The first annual Massachusetts Biotechnology Council (MassBio) Patient Advocacy Summit was held on Monday, November 10, 2014 at the Genzyme Center in Cambridge. The sold-out Summit, titled “Live & Breathe: Building a Patient-Centered Biotech,” featured…
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14 Nov, 2014
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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…
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7 Nov, 2014
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Massachusetts Governor-elect Charlie Baker (R). Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. We bring you this week’s healthcare and medtech trends, in Boston and beyond: 1. Baker and Biotech After a long election season that culminated in Tuesday’s midterm elections (which you hopefully voted in), Republican Charlie Baker officially won the Massachusetts gubernatorial election.…
M2D2 announces the New Venture Competition awards, hands out $50k in seed funding

M2D2 announces the New Venture Competition awards, hands out $50k in seed funding »

9 Apr, 2014
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For the third year running, the Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (M2D2) handed out seed funding to the winners of its New Venture Competition. This year, $50,000 in awards were granted by the M2D2, and its partners Smith & Nephew and Nutter. The tension was palpable during the awards ceremony - none of the 15…

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