As the number of reported Zika cases in the United States continues to rise, many government and public health officials are turning to a recently developed Zika-specific disease tracker to trace and anticipate the spread of the virus.
The Philips Wearables & Chronic Care Challenge is an open call for solutions that reimagine how care is delivered to patients suffering from chronic conditions. Three teams have already submitted for their chance at the $10K first prize… What’s your idea?
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With 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, healthcare innovators are racing to develop technology enabled solutions that help seniors detect the early warning signs of dementia, prolong lucidity, and provide support to overburdened caregivers. Do you have ideas about how to support cognitive function in the aging population?
While most industries are gunning to compete in the experience economy—where a company’s success is measured by how memorable or positive the service they provided was to the consumer—healthcare is one of the few that’s been reluctant to adopt a consumer-centric model. Boston-based Docent Health is looking to change that.
In the midst of the first significant Zika outbreak within the continental United States, IBM is using a crowdsourced supercomputer to fight the disease.
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Only 4 months after its launch, Mad*Pow’s Center for Health Care Experience Design has big plans to reimagine the patient and clinician experience through human-centered design. We sat down with Amy Cueva, Mad*Pow’s Chief Experience Officer, to discuss the center’s objectives, future plans and new clients.
Boston-based company RecoverMe aims to get injured employees back to work faster with software that guides users through recovery.