HealthMap Develops Live Zika Tracker

HealthMap Develops Live Zika Tracker »

16 Aug, 2016
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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.

Innovating for Chronic Conditions: Philip’s Innovation Challenge Update

Innovating for Chronic Conditions: Philip’s Innovation Challenge Update »

15 Aug, 2016
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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?

Top 5 Reads of the Week

Top 5 Reads of the Week »

12 Aug, 2016
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In this week’s MTB Roundup: Hospitals denying transplant patients “less-than-perfect” organs, scientists ask the presidential candidates to debate science, Miami schools uphold mosquito repellant ban and more…

Innovating for Dementia: Fit Mind Challenge Update

Innovating for Dementia: Fit Mind Challenge Update »

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?

Docent Health Helps Hospitals Improve Customer Service

Docent Health Helps Hospitals Improve Customer Service »

9 Aug, 2016
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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.

IBM Ups Efforts In the Fight Against Zika

IBM Ups Efforts In the Fight Against Zika »

8 Aug, 2016
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In the midst of the first significant Zika outbreak within the continental United States, IBM is using a crowdsourced supercomputer to fight the disease.

Top 5 Reads of the Week

Top 5 Reads of the Week »

5 Aug, 2016
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In this week’s MTB Roundup: Zika vaccine enters first clinical trial, a biochip test for Alzheimer’s, National Hospital ranking and more…

CHXD Aims to Reimagine The Healthcare Experience with Design Thinking

CHXD Aims to Reimagine The Healthcare Experience with Design Thinking »

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.

A New Platform to Help Employees Recover from Workplace Injury

A New Platform to Help Employees Recover from Workplace Injury »

Boston-based company RecoverMe aims to get injured employees back to work faster with software that guides users through recovery.

Top Five Reads of the Week

Top Five Reads of the Week »

29 Jul, 2016
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In this week’s MTB Roundup: WHO moves to declassify transgender identity as a mental disorder, officials in Rio try to stay a step ahead of “gene-doping” and 4 new reported cases of Zika in the US….

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