The MAVEN Project’s Mission to Improve Access to Healthcare

The MAVEN Project’s Mission to Improve Access to Healthcare »

According to the CDC, over 28 million Americans are uninsured, and approximately 70 million Americans are covered by Medicaid. There is a growing, unmet need for access to specialists and primary care doctors in medically underserved communities.  The MAVEN Project is on a mission to change this.

Medicaid cuts threaten app for recovering opioid users

Medicaid cuts threaten app for recovering opioid users »

Hey,Charlie is an app that seeks to help people recovering from opioid addiction rebuild their social networks. But as the possibility of Medicaid cuts looms, the startup is weighing its options for funding and survival.

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

15 May, 2015
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1. A Partners Program Lowers Hospital Admissions & Mortality Rates Partners HealthCare Connected Health announced this week that their remote monitoring program for heart failure patients resulted in lower hospitalization and mortality rates (you can see the full results in their study, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research last month). "These findings suggest that our Connected…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

8 May, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. The VA Center for Innovation Launches a New Initiative On May 15, the VA will be launch a VA Innovation Creation Series, which will hopefully accelerate the development of prosthetics and assistive technologies for Veterans. The series will be launched at the Palo Alto VA Medical Center…
Exclusive Interview: Dr. Sachin Jain Leaves Merck to Join CareMore

Exclusive Interview: Dr. Sachin Jain Leaves Merck to Join CareMore »

14 Jan, 2015
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Visit the NEJM Group Open Forum starting Thursday morning, January 15, to ask Dr. Jain questions about his new role at CareMore. Dr. Sachin Jain announced this week his decision to leave Boston-based pharmaceutical company Merck & Co. to become Chief Medical Officer at CareMore, an Anthem subsidiary and Los Angeles-based integrated care plan that combines…

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