Celine Schillinger: Leveraging Serendipity Through Social Media

Celine Schillinger: Leveraging Serendipity Through Social Media »

23 Sep, 2014
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Schillinger presents at TEDxBedminster. Photo provided. Celine Schillinger, the Senior Director of Stakeholder Engagement for Sanofi Pasteur, calls social media her greatest ally in her personal life and her career. Schillinger works to disrupt the pharmaceutical world by embracing social networks and digital thinking in projects like her Break Dengue global awareness…
Turfly: A Ramp to Health & Movement

Turfly: A Ramp to Health & Movement »

What initially started as an effort by Vik Paruchuri, Nicolas Saint-Arnaud and Tyler Martin to prevent cardiovascular disease eventually turned into a long look at what keeps people healthy. Paruchuri, Saint-Arnaud and Martin are the founders of Turfly, an innovative app billed as "Runkeeper meets Foursquare" that allows users to capture turf, gaining points for movement and competing…
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…
Pager Brings Doctors On Demand

Pager Brings Doctors On Demand »

22 Sep, 2014
CompaniesProducts
Have you ever been sick and wished you could summon a doctor to your home with the tap of a button? Pager, a personal healthcare company, is making this dream a reality with the release of a new app. The Pager app premiered in New York City last May and the company is now eyeing expansion to Boston…
Tessie Guillermo on Low Health Literacy & Innovation at Health 2.0

Tessie Guillermo on Low Health Literacy & Innovation at Health 2.0 »

18 Sep, 2014
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Tessie Guillermo has been involved in technology adoption since 1987. We'll be at the Health 2.0 fall conference next week and we hope we'll see you there. But if you can't make it, we'll give you the next best thing: a conversation with Tessie Guillermo, president and CEO of ZeroDivide. ZeroDivide provides technology…
5 Genius Ideas We Heard at TEDxBedminster

5 Genius Ideas We Heard at TEDxBedminster »

18 Sep, 2014
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Richie Etwaru, the TedxBedminster organizer, opens up the event with a brief talk. All photos provided by Etwaru. The healthcare industry can feel like an echo chamber, which is why Richie Etwaru, the man behind TEDxBedminster, is on a mission to ignite conversations, debate controversies and unlock the genius. On September 10, 2014,…
Shaping Health 2.0: Dr. Richard Parker’s Perspective on Geneia’s Theon

Shaping Health 2.0: Dr. Richard Parker’s Perspective on Geneia’s Theon »

There’s absolutely no doubt that medicine has changed dramatically over the past twenty years and it continues to shift every day. As we move from traditional medicine to a more defined era of what some medical professionals are now calling "Health 2.0," new problems and new solutions have appeared. Disparities in health systems are now addressed with innovative…
2014 Primary Care Challenge Culminates in Hopeful Pitch-off and Discussion

2014 Primary Care Challenge Culminates in Hopeful Pitch-off and Discussion »

2014 Primary Care Challenge finalists from left to right: Gina Luciano, Cole Zanetti, John Moore, Ajay Kohli, Rebecca Glassman, and Howard Haft. Photos by Jenni Whalen. Dr. Gina Luciano, the Associate Program Director of Internal Medicine Residency at Baystate Health, won the 2014 Primary Care Challenge on Tuesday night, following several weeks…
Carnegie Mellon’s Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Brain Science

Carnegie Mellon’s Cross-Disciplinary Approach to Brain Science »

16 Sep, 2014
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CMU's BrainHub brings cross-disciplinary researchers together for brain research. Photo via CMU BrainHub. How does the brain work? This might be the biggest scientific question of the 21st century, and many scientists say that we're just scratching the surface when it comes to understanding how neurons work together to create complex…
LaBiotech Tour Explores Boston’s Unparalleled Biotech Ecosystem

LaBiotech Tour Explores Boston’s Unparalleled Biotech Ecosystem »

16 Sep, 2014
EventsNews
LaBiotech Tour, a project profiling international biotech communities, premiered its Boston-based documentary on September 11, 2014 at Boston University and LabCentral in Cambridge. The film explored Boston’s longstanding prominence in biomedical innovation through the eyes of 15 different biotech startups in the area. The LaBiotech Tour is an offshoot project of the LaBiotech websites, a centralized resource for…

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