UF Radiology Residents Sharpen Their Skills in a Simulator

UF Radiology Residents Sharpen Their Skills in a Simulator »

1 May, 2015
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The University of Florida Medical Campus. Photo via med.ufl.edu. This story originally appeared on Wing of Zock. The University of Florida College of Medicine is riding the trend of gamification in medical education, developing a new, real-time training simulation for radiology residents akin to a flight simulator. The program, “Simulation in…
Tackling Orthopaedic Surgery Support with Mobile Phones: A Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Submission

Tackling Orthopaedic Surgery Support with Mobile Phones: A Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Submission »

22 Apr, 2015
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Photo via UCD Dublin. Brian Caulfield, Director of the Insight Centre for Data Analytics at University College Dublin, has advanced to the Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Final Smackdown with his idea to use the sensors on smartphones to monitor the quality of rehabilitation therapy and patient adherence. "Our concept is…
Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely: Innovation at the American College of Physician’s Centennial Event

Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely: Innovation at the American College of Physician’s Centennial Event »

As the American College of Physicians (ACP) celebrates its 100th anniversary, physicians and healthcare providers from across the country will meet at the Boston Convention Center for the ACP Excellence in Medical Education conference. Part of this event, which will meet from April 28- May 2, 2015, involves a session titled "Award-Winning Innovations in High-Value Care."…
Using Muse: Alex Hwang’s Motion Sickness-Inspired Solution

Using Muse: Alex Hwang’s Motion Sickness-Inspired Solution »

21 Apr, 2015
PeopleUncategorized
Alex Hwang, PhD, laughs when he recalls the inspiration for his Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge submission: his wife's motion sickness. "We went to the movie theater to see the Avatar in 3D but my wife could not finish the movie because of her motion sickness-like symptoms," he says. "As a movie fanatics, this was a…
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.…
The MedTech Boston Guide to Planning a Healthcare Hackathon

The MedTech Boston Guide to Planning a Healthcare Hackathon »

Two years ago, “hackathon” was jargon relegated only to Silicon Valley, and it usually meant bringing programmers together to create an application or software product. Since then, hackathons have skyrocketed in popularity, spreading far beyond just software development. In 2014, dozens of hackathons took place in Boston, many focusing on finding solutions to today’s most pressing…
Connecting the Dots with Matter’s Steven Collens

Connecting the Dots with Matter’s Steven Collens »

17 Mar, 2015
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Register for HX360 to meet Steven Collens in person. Photo provided. Steven Collens' days are full of conversations with entrepreneurs who are dreaming big, hoping to take advantage of our healthcare system's current state up upheaval by presenting innovative solutions. As CEO of Matter, Chicago's new healthcare technology startup center and community…
23andMe Wins FDA Approval for New Genetic Test

23andMe Wins FDA Approval for New Genetic Test »

4 Mar, 2015
News
In the past, the FDA has expressed worry that consumers might misinterpret at-home genetic tests, leading to improper decisions without physician guidance. This is why 23andMe was forced table one of their personal genome tests in November 2013. It's been an uphill battle, 23andMe's leaders say. That's also why, when the FDA granted direct-to-consumer marketing rights for 23andMe’s Bloom Syndrome…
projekt202’s Health Futures Panel at Livestrong

projekt202’s Health Futures Panel at Livestrong »

2 Mar, 2015
Events
projekt202's Health Futures panel asked tough questions about technology, design and our healthcare system. All photos provided by projekt202. Technology continues to expand boundaries and revolutionize nearly every experience, including healthcare. But while people increasingly adopt tracking apps and wearables, many questions and concerns emerge about where all of this is…
Electronic Health Records, Part 2: Opportunities

Electronic Health Records, Part 2: Opportunities »

18 Feb, 2015
Opinion/Editorial
What are the opportunities presented by electronic medical records? Photo via Carlos Amarillo/ Shutterstock As discussed in the previous article in this series, the broad adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) has presented healthcare professionals with numerous challenges. It’s not surprising that many of us are left wondering: Will all of…

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