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1 Jun, 2017
In its 16th year, the Medtech Conference, formerly known as the Medtech Investing Conference, will bring together investors, executives, and entrepreneurs from across the US and around the world. The tightly packed, daylong event centers on the primary forces that make medtech work. Panels will cover critical issues facing start-ups including valuations, financing, business models, reimbursement,…
Connected Patient Challenge Finalists Announced

Connected Patient Challenge Finalists Announced »

9 Feb, 2016
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The Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge, sponsored by Boston Scientific and Google Cloud Platform, finished up online voting last Sunday and the six finalists have been selected. Selections were based on a combination of crowd votes and scoring by a panel of expert judges.

Embrace Watch: Preventing Epileptic Deaths, One Wearable at a Time

Embrace Watch: Preventing Epileptic Deaths, One Wearable at a Time »

We monitor every aspect of our health through apps - exercise, diet, sleep and even ovulation. So why should epilepsy be any different? The new Embrace Watch from Cambridge-based company Empatica, is hoping to be the solution. Rosalind Picard, a professor at MIT and co-founder of Empatica, is trying to change the face of epilepsy,…
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…
Meet the M2D2 New Venture Competition Finalists

Meet the M2D2 New Venture Competition Finalists »

19 Mar, 2015
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On April 1, 2015, M2D2 will hold a live pitch-off event featuring 15 early-stage medical companies vying for $100,000 in prizes. The international competition will showcase ideas from young medical device companies and will provide winners with mentorship and funding. Investors, inventors, start-ups, physicians and business professionals will be in attendance at the event - and…
The Three Parent IVF Technique: Controversies & Benefits

The Three Parent IVF Technique: Controversies & Benefits »

9 Mar, 2015
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On February 3, 2015, Britain became the first country to allow a therapy called the "three-parent IVF technique," which is based on in vitro fertilization and allows for the ability to create an embryo with genetic material from three different people. Three parent IVF is still awaiting FDA approval in the United States, and is geared…
MEDRC: Improving Medical Devices with Microelectronics

MEDRC: Improving Medical Devices with Microelectronics »

The wearable vital signs monitor can continuously measure heart rate, blood pressure, blood oxygenation, stroke volume, and respiratory rate. Continuous monitoring of these vital signs can help assess the wearer's overall state of health and identify risks for cardiovascular diseases. Photo via MIT. As our technological devices become smaller and more portable,…
Avatar-based Remote Care Helps Alzheimer’s Patients

Avatar-based Remote Care Helps Alzheimer’s Patients »

When Victor Wang and his family moved to Canada during his youth, his grandmother stayed behind in Taiwan. Eventually, she got so lonely that she said she might kill herself, so Wang’s mother returned to Taiwan for a year to take care of her. This story is at the heart and soul of GeriJoy, a…
Massachusetts Medical Society’s CIT Award Funds Innovative Technology Projects

Massachusetts Medical Society’s CIT Award Funds Innovative Technology Projects »

11 Sep, 2014
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Dr. Yu accepts the Mass Medical Society CIT Award last year. All photos provided. Left to right: Richard Pieters, MD, President of the MMS, YiDing Yu, MD, Eugenia Marcus, MD, recent past Chair of the MMS CIT, Ronald Dunlap, MD, immediate Past President of the MMS, Leon Barzin, Director of Health…
Vote for Medstro!!

Vote for Medstro!! »

29 Jun, 2014
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MedTech Boston Sister Site Medstro in Competition at Mass InnoNights! Click Here to Vote for Medstro! Medstro.com, The Social Network for Physicians and MedTech Boston sister site, is competing to present our brilliant ideas at the Mass Innovation Nights event on July 9, 2014. We're in a tight race but need to break in to…

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