Google Cambridge Unveils New Facilities

Google Cambridge Unveils New Facilities »

12 Aug, 2014
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Google's new facilities are primed for innovation. All photos by Jenni Whalen. In a city bursting with colleges, startups, and medical facilities, there’s a new kid on campus: Google campus, that is. On August 5, Google unveiled its renovated office space in Kendall Square, a hub of technological innovation in the…
C-CDAs: The Fuel For Medical Apps

C-CDAs: The Fuel For Medical Apps »

11 Aug, 2014
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Developing medical apps requires harnessing data from C-CDAs. Image via creative commons. When you look at Google’s and Apple’s app stores, you'll see that they're populated with thousands of applications that have revolutionized how we communicate and think about our phones. These apps are the reason we call our phones ‘smartphones.’ When you…
Q&A: Jonathan Bush, Athenahealth President & Author

Q&A: Jonathan Bush, Athenahealth President & Author »

Jonathan Bush, author of "Where Does It Hurt?" Photo provided by Bush. Jonathan Bush is the Chief Executive, President and Chairman of athenahealth, a healthcare information technology company. He recently stepped into the limelight by publishing a book titled Where Does it Hurt?: An Entrepreneur's Guide to Fixing Health Care, and…
Code Black: Considering the Silver Bullet

Code Black: Considering the Silver Bullet »

Director Ryan McGarry spends time with one of his patients during filming. Photo via codeblackmovie.com. "How do I protect the ideals I came here for?" This is the question newly-released documentary Code Black asks of its audience, and the question each emergency room doctor in the film struggles to answer. We often…
Population Medicine: The Future of American Healthcare?

Population Medicine: The Future of American Healthcare? »

Dr. Paul George is an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University (AMS). He's also the Director of AMS' Primary Care-Population Medicine Program, a new combined MD-ScM program in which students earn a medical degree and a Master's of Science degree in Population Medicine. We first met Dr.…
Women in MedTech: Andrea Ippolito of MIT’s Hacking Medicine

Women in MedTech: Andrea Ippolito of MIT’s Hacking Medicine »

Ippolito speaks to an audience at the March 2014 Healthcare Grand Hackfest. Photo by Lina Collucci. Andrea Ippolito is embedded deeply in the healthcare ecosystem. While pursuing her Ph.D. in the Engineering Systems division at MIT, she also co-leads MIT’s Hacking Medicine, an organization created to energize and connect the best minds…
Be Part of the Change & Empower the Next Generation of Primary Care Providers

Be Part of the Change & Empower the Next Generation of Primary Care Providers »

18 Jul, 2014
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As the Editor-in-Chief of MedTech Boston and because I’m leading a boot-strapped start-up company, I talk to a number of entrepreneurs, Angels, and venture capitalists every week. One VC was confused about Medstro, and instead replied, “You know what you should build—a website for me to know what specialist to go to. For example, there’s…
Athenahealth launches Health IT Accelerator at Mass Inno Nights (#MIN64)!

Athenahealth launches Health IT Accelerator at Mass Inno Nights (#MIN64)! »

14 Jul, 2014
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Last week, Mass Innovation Nights partnered with Athenahealth and MedTech Boston to host a special medical technology and innovation themed evening at the beautiful and historic Watertown (when it's not on lock-down looking for a marathon bomber) Arsenal Mall. It was a buzzing evening with over 200 of Boston's most brilliant entrepreneurs, engineers, and business and…
Can we hack large academic medical center silos (#hackmed)?

Can we hack large academic medical center silos (#hackmed)? »

13 Jul, 2014
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Jennifer Joe, MD, and Timothy Peck, MD, are set to present at South by Southwest V2V this week, speaking on "Hacking Academic Medical Center Silos," also with Usha Periyanayagam, MD, MPH, and Eric Elenko, PhD.  MedTech Boston sat down with them to learn their thoughts. Q: Do you think truly disruptive healthcare solutions can be found…
Boston to represent at SXSW V2V: Hacking Academic Medical Center Silos (#HackMed)

Boston to represent at SXSW V2V: Hacking Academic Medical Center Silos (#HackMed) »

12 Jul, 2014
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#HackMed Because MedTech Boston believes that Boston is truly the center of the universe for medical technology and innovation, we are happy to report that Boston will be fully represented at this week's South by Southwest Las Vegas (SXSW V2V). Don't miss an exciting conversation about "Hacking Academic Medical Center Silos" on…

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