From Care to Cure: 2017 MGH FTD Unit Education Event »

7 Apr, 2017
The MGH Frontotemporal Disorders (FTD) Unit is proud to present From Care to Cure, our annual education day for patients, families, caregivers and elder care professionals to come together and learn more about the spectrum of Frontotemporal Disorders. The day will feature presentations from FTD Unit staff and clinicians as well as our community partners.…
Innovators Vie For $10,000 To Fight Opioid Epidemic

Innovators Vie For $10,000 To Fight Opioid Epidemic »

31 Jan, 2017
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After 130 days and approximately 650 overdoses, Opioid hackathon teams compete for the chance to implement their solutions in the community and combat the opioid epidemic.

The Vulnerable Brain: Capacity, Coercion, and the Elderly »

15 Dec, 2016
As the American population ages, the medical and legal systems will have to balance concerns about protecting the elderly from fraud and victimization with fundamental autonomy rights. In this event, we will present a case that concerns a tragic trajectory caused by undetected brain disease and discuss both missed opportunities to intervene and the implications…
Calling all Innovators! Spaulding Rehab Hospital’s “Open for Business”

Calling all Innovators! Spaulding Rehab Hospital’s “Open for Business” »

13 Dec, 2016
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“If you’re a healthcare innovator with an idea for solving a problem that affects the rehab community, let’s talk. Spaulding’s open for business,” says Boston’s Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital’s Dr. David Binder. He leads their innovation team and wants everyone to know about their newly energized, hospital-wide commitment to internal and external innovation.

Notes from Hubweek: A New App To Benefit the Autism Community

Notes from Hubweek: A New App To Benefit the Autism Community »

At Hubweek’s event Synaptic Gap: 21st Century Brain Science Meets Mental Health Policy, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and bestselling author Ron Suskind delivered a compelling speech about autism and his own experience parenting a son with autism. He introduced the audience to Sidekicks, a new smartphone app he helped to develop which is enabling children with autism spectrum disorder to communicate with their parents and caregivers like never before.

The Art of Talking Science »

26 Sep, 2016
One of the biggest challenges that clinical researchers and scientists face is communicating their research and its potential impact to audiences like donors, investors, the media, and the public. No one communicates complex science better than Carl Zimmer, award-winning science writer for The New York Times, National Geographic, STAT and a frequent contributor to NPR’s…
Cognitive Impairment: A Growing Problem, A Growing Market

Cognitive Impairment: A Growing Problem, A Growing Market »

To address the broad spectrum of cognitive impairment, innovators have developed a broad range of technology enabled solutions to help patients and their caregivers– but there is still more work to be done. How can you help?

The 12 Technologies That Will Revolutionize Cancer Care

The 12 Technologies That Will Revolutionize Cancer Care »

27 Apr, 2016
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On the final day of the World Medical Innovation Forum, Partners Healthcare announced selections for its "Disruptive Dozen," the 12 technologies poised to revolutionize cancer care over the next decade.

Cancer Breakthroughs Aim to Give Doctors Full Vision

Cancer Breakthroughs Aim to Give Doctors Full Vision »

26 Apr, 2016
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One of the biggest issues in modern cancer treatment is poor visualization—doctors and surgeons cannot fully see tumors during surgery and biopsy. MedTech Boston reports on new cancer technologies focused on improving visualization presented at the World Medical Innovation Forum.

Hacking Zika: Solving for an International Health Threat

Hacking Zika: Solving for an International Health Threat »

It’s Sunday morning at MGH’s Richard B. Simches Research Center, where small groups sit huddled around laptops and empty coffee cups, bleary-eyed from a late night of working to address the public health threat that has dominated headlines for the past 3 months. MedTech Boston reports on the CAMTech and MGH Zika Hackathon.

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