Testing Thync: A Calming, Energizing Personal Brain Modulator

Testing Thync: A Calming, Energizing Personal Brain Modulator »

12 May, 2015
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For many professionals, stress, fatigue, and anxiety are synonymous with their daily lives. How do these individuals power through their days? A few cups of coffee in the morning? Perhaps a few drinks at the end of a day to help them feel more relaxed? In some cases, individuals find “solutions” to their problems that…
Scott Frederick on the Value of Nurse Technologists

Scott Frederick on the Value of Nurse Technologists »

11 May, 2015
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At PointClear Solutions, Scott Frederick provides clinical insight and product research for software and app developers looking to disrupt healthcare. He's directly associated with one aspect of the PointClear business model that we find fascinating and innovative: the use of nurse technologists to vet the workflow effectiveness of every technology the company manages. This week,…
Medstro Jumps to Third Most Popular Physician Social Network

Medstro Jumps to Third Most Popular Physician Social Network »

8 May, 2015
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Medstro, the social network for physicians and MedTech Boston's sister company, announced today that they had become the third most popular social network for physicians in the U.S., with a 650 percent increase in traffic and engagement in the last six months. Launched only twelve months ago, Medstro has grown exponentially and, as of April 15,…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

8 May, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. The VA Center for Innovation Launches a New Initiative On May 15, the VA will be launch a VA Innovation Creation Series, which will hopefully accelerate the development of prosthetics and assistive technologies for Veterans. The series will be launched at the Palo Alto VA Medical Center…
Jitin Asnaani on Data As Power in Today’s Healthcare Ecosystem

Jitin Asnaani on Data As Power in Today’s Healthcare Ecosystem »

Jitin Asnaani sees energy and passion around truly improving patient care. “Physicians want to provide the best care," he says. "Hospitals, health systems and care givers truly want to innovate and lower the cost of care." Still, for all that excitement, Asnaani says a basic commodity is still lacking: data. “It’s like home builders building…
5 Hot Neuroscience Innovations Changing Healthcare Right Now

5 Hot Neuroscience Innovations Changing Healthcare Right Now »

Ann Romney, Global Ambassador for the Ann Romney Center for Neurological Diseases at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Nancy Synderman, Chief Medical Editor, NBC News, speak at the 2015 World Medical Innovation Forum. All photos via WMIF.  Last week's Partners Health Care World Medical Innovation Forum (WMIF) brought together scientists and healthcare…
10 Quotable Moments from the World Medical Innovation Forum

10 Quotable Moments from the World Medical Innovation Forum »

Ann Romney, Global Ambassador for the Ann Romney Center for Neurological Diseases at Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Nancy Synderman, Chief Medical Editor, NBC News. All photos via WMIF. The World Medical Innovation Forum (WMIF) took place last week from April 27 to 29, 2015 at the Westin Copley Place Boston…
MD Idea Lab: Bringing Physician-Led Innovation Into the Clinic

MD Idea Lab: Bringing Physician-Led Innovation Into the Clinic »

4 May, 2015
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MD Idea Lab companies participate in a local hackathon. Photo via MD Idea Lab. John Hayes describes himself as a “technology guy from way back.” A veteran of Thinking Machines, one of the world’s first supercomputing companies, Hayes got the start-up bug early; he also helped to found Geek Offices, one…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

1 May, 2015
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We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: M2D2's new collaborative lab space will open next month. Photo via M2D2. 1. M2D2's Bigger Space The University of Massachusetts medical device incubator M2D2 will open a new, fully-equipped shared lab space on June 1st of this year. The collaborative space,…
Liquid Biopsies Could Make Cancer a Manageable Disease

Liquid Biopsies Could Make Cancer a Manageable Disease »

1 May, 2015
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Could a simple blood test revolutionize cancer detection and treatment? Photo via Shawn Hempel/ Shutterstock. The future of cancer treatment is here. A new technology in cancer detection and monitoring called the liquid biopsy (or circulating tumor cell (CTC) count) can detect tumor DNA circulating in the blood before symptoms even…

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