Happening Now on NEJM Group Open Forum

Happening Now on NEJM Group Open Forum »

29 May, 2015
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Written in partnership with Medstro Join the online discussion happening now at NEJM Group Open Forum on Medstro, where New England Journal of Medicine authors answer your questions and discuss their research. Happening Now @NEJM Ask the Author & Experts: ClinGen — The Clinical Genome Resource Dr. Heidi Rehm, Clinical Director, Clinical Research Sequencing Platform at…
Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Nisarg Patel

Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Nisarg Patel »

28 May, 2015
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Nisarg Patel's Memorandum hopes to foster an ongoing interaction between doctors and patients outside the clinic. When Nisarg Patel spoke with a patient in his medical interviewing class, he found she struggled to remember to take her medications on time--an oversight resulting in a visit to the ER. “I asked her…
Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Hashim Zaidi

Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Hashim Zaidi »

27 May, 2015
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"End of life care is one particular area with the highest potential for even small interventions to make a big difference," says Hashim Zaidi, a finalist in the Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge. When Hashim Zaidi, MD renewed his driver’s license, one question in the mundane, routine process prompted him to…
Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Dr. Lolita Alkureishi

Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Dr. Lolita Alkureishi »

  A finalist in the Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge, Dr. Lolita Alkureishi will participate in a live pitch-off event June 8 at MATTER. Working in outpatient practice transitioning to EHR, Dr. Lolita Alkureishi saw firsthand technology’s often negative impact on patient communication and the visit dynamic. “As a fly on…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

22 May, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Newton-Based Jana Care Launches Diabetes Management App Jana Care announced this week the launch of a mobile diabetes management solution that allows for coaching, monitoring and shareable data. The app will be used by all 20 centers in the Dr. Mohan's Diabetes Specialties…
Philips Moves North American Research Headquarters to Cambridge

Philips Moves North American Research Headquarters to Cambridge »

19 May, 2015
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The consumer electronics company Philips has signed a five year research alliance with MIT, pumping $25 million into healthcare technology and connected lighting research, and moving the company's research headquarters to Cambridge, according to an announcement from the company released this afternoon. Philips representatives say their focus this year has been on pushing the company toward…
MedTech Boston & Mad*Pow Honor 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators

MedTech Boston & Mad*Pow Honor 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators »

18 May, 2015
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MedTech Boston's 40 Under 40 members received awards at the May 13th networking and awards ceremony event, hosted by Mad*Pow. All photos by Jim Ryan. On May 13, 2015, at the office of the design innovation agency Mad*Pow in Boston, over 100 healthcare innovators and leaders gathered to celebrate the individuals chosen as this year’s…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

15 May, 2015
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1. A Partners Program Lowers Hospital Admissions & Mortality Rates Partners HealthCare Connected Health announced this week that their remote monitoring program for heart failure patients resulted in lower hospitalization and mortality rates (you can see the full results in their study, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research last month). "These findings suggest that our Connected…
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…
Healthcare Wearables: Thoughts from the Experts on Challenges & Potential Breakthroughs

Healthcare Wearables: Thoughts from the Experts on Challenges & Potential Breakthroughs »

We love wearable technology at MedTech Boston. We're constantly reporting on the hottest new trends and the life-changing capabilities of devices like the iThermonitor, embr's Wristify and Google Glass. We're even helping with Medstro's Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge, which will culminate in a live pitch-off in Boston this April. But the use of wearable…

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