Storytelling: The Physician as Writer

Storytelling: The Physician as Writer »

29 Jan, 2015
Opinion/Editorial
For more conversations about the daily life of a physician, follow Dr. Kathy Hughes' blog, Behind the Mask. Photo via Shutterstock.  I write every day, but have not really considered myself a writer. I'm a physician, a surgeon. I take care of patients. I operate, I admit patients to the hospital,…
Win Nuance’s 360 SpeechAnywhere for Your Healthcare Pilot

Win Nuance’s 360 SpeechAnywhere for Your Healthcare Pilot »

28 Jan, 2015
CompaniesEventsNews
Win 360 SpeechAnywhere from Nuance. In the world of healthcare-focused wearable tech, physicians often have amazing insight into the best implementation for a device, but struggle with the technical development needed. That's why Medstro's Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge offers physicians a chance to suggest uses for existing wearables - and the…
Tal Medical Changes the Game With Acute Psychiatric Treatment Options

Tal Medical Changes the Game With Acute Psychiatric Treatment Options »

MRI-based technology may lead to reduced psychiatric symptoms. All photos provided. This story goes back into the archives of the psychiatric research facilities at McLean Hospital. Ten years ago, researchers were investigating the nuances of brain structure and function when the technicians on the project started to hear about something very strange: their…
Sameer Sood: Un-Becoming the Mediocre Clinical Robot

Sameer Sood: Un-Becoming the Mediocre Clinical Robot »

6 Jan, 2015
People
He may not be as famous as Doogie Howser (yet), but Sameer Sood, a millennial medical student, has built an impressive resume in his career so far. Sood is pursuing a D.O. degree at Rowan University, but that’s not all. He's also already presented a TEDx talk and he launched Synapse, an ideation organization. And somehow…
Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration

Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration »

2 Jan, 2015
NewsUncategorized
**Source: Arthur C. Clarke, Profiles of the Future: An inquiry into the limits of the possible
Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration

Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration »

19 Dec, 2014
NewsUncategorized
**Source: Johnson, Steven. Where Good Ideas Come From: The natural history of innovation.
Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration

Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration »

12 Dec, 2014
NewsUncategorized
*Source: Dr. Kvedar's Keynote @ the mHealth Summit.
Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration

Well Said: This Week’s MedTech Illustration »

5 Dec, 2014
NewsUncategorized
  *Source: Michael E. Porter, Bishop William Lawrence University Professor, Forum on Healthcare Innovation 2012 Report, 5 Imperatives: Addressing Healthcare Innovation Challenge
What a Community-Based Asthma Care Program Teaches Us About Payment Reform

What a Community-Based Asthma Care Program Teaches Us About Payment Reform »

A Boston Children's Hospital asthma initiative serves as a case study for payment reform. Photo via higherperspective.com It’s clear as day that the American method of paying for healthcare is broken. But things get murky when it comes to finding appropriate solutions. Debates about the "ideal" payment model, a model that offers…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

17 Oct, 2014
NewsUncategorized
We bring you this week’s healthcare and medtech trends, in Boston and beyond: 1. Reduced Residency Hours Aren't Terribly Problematic In a study published in the October 2014 issue of Health Affairs, researchers found that capping medical residency hours at 80 hours per week with shifts not exceeding 30 hours - a reform implemented in 2003 -…

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