The Affordable Care Act Five Years Later: Winners and Losers

The Affordable Care Act Five Years Later: Winners and Losers »

This post was originally published on the American Resident Project's blog. Photo via zimmytws/ Shutterstock. It’s been five years since President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law, and much of the health care landscape has changed as a result. The policy is smoothly running its course…
A Peek Inside the Harvard Forum on Health Care Innovation

A Peek Inside the Harvard Forum on Health Care Innovation »

27 Apr, 2015
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Prof. John Quelch discusses the Bloodbuy case study. Photo by Dr. Kirti Patel. The Harvard Forum on Health Care Innovation, a joint collaboration between Harvard Business School and Harvard Medical School, was recently held in Cambridge, Mass, on April 15-16, 2015. This private, invitation-only event assembled an elite group that included…
What the MedTech Act Really Means for Healthcare Innovation

What the MedTech Act Really Means for Healthcare Innovation »

13 Apr, 2015
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We outline the pros and cons of the MedTech Act. Will it help grow or crush healthcare innovation? Photo via stasique/ shutterstock. In 2014, Senators Orrin Hatch and Michael Bennett proposed an initiative called the “Medical Electronic Data Technology Enhancement for Consumers' Health Act.” The act focuses on bringing medical innovations…
New Report Predicts MedTech Sector Growth

New Report Predicts MedTech Sector Growth »

29 Aug, 2014
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Photo via Pixabay. While the Pharma sector struggled during the first half of 2014, the MedTech sector came out on top, according to new reports from the Evaluate Group. "The most important turnaround for the MedTech sector comes in the form of mega-mergers and acquisitions," Elizabeth Cairns, author of the MedTech…
MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the Final Qualifying Round of the Google Glass Challenge

MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the Final Qualifying Round of the Google Glass Challenge »

3 Apr, 2014
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It's been a really busy two weeks with Boston hosting Healthcare's Grand Hackfest plus this reporter getting the opportunity to go to Vegas, baby to cover Hospital Medicine 2014, the largest gathering of Hospitalists in the world. Our Google Glass Challenge hopefuls were busy as well, as we received a deluge of submissions in the…
Healthcare’s Grand Hackfest Recap

Healthcare’s Grand Hackfest Recap »

26 Mar, 2014
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Healthcare’s Grand Hackfest, a joint production by MIT’s Hacking Medicine and the Kauffman Foundation, was held March 15-16 at the MIT Media Lab.

MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the Second Round of the Google Glass Challenge

MedTech Boston Announces the Winners of the Second Round of the Google Glass Challenge »

20 Mar, 2014
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It was a busy week for MedTech Boston with our Editor in Chief speaking at SXSW Interactive, but we did manage (albeit belatedly--sorry!) to tabulate the judges scores for the second qualifying round of the Google Glass Challenge! Those results have been uploaded to the Official Results Page and we're happy to announce the three…
Google Glass – Using and Designing Apps

Google Glass – Using and Designing Apps »

14 Mar, 2014
Opinion/Editorial

Want to learn more about new applications of Google Glass? Stay tuned intoMedTech Boston’s eight-week series on Google Glass. We’re providing our readers with never before seen insights into this new technology from the country’s experts on Glass Tech.

Improving & Enriching the Patient-Provider relationship with Health 2.0 tools: Communication & Education

Improving & Enriching the Patient-Provider relationship with Health 2.0 tools: Communication & Education »

17 Feb, 2014
MedTech Features
In the second of four articles, MedTechBoston's Adnan Chowdhury analyzes some of the tech solutions offered at the most recent Health 2.0 Europe Conference. Learn more about the Health 2.0 Conference hosted in London, England by clicking here. Health 2.0 organizers Matthew Holt and Indu Subaiya discuss the patient-provider relationship. In this digital age,…
Google Glass – Barely Scratching the Surface

Google Glass – Barely Scratching the Surface »

7 Feb, 2014
Opinion/Editorial
MedTechBoston asks software developer Nathan Cowan to take a peek behind Google Glass. How do you actually use this newfangled device? And what are the implications for medicine, manufacturing and society as a whole?  In the first of several blog posts, we hear about this new device through the eyes of an experienced software developer.…

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