Will radiologists be out of jobs in the next few years? Can artificial intelligence (AI) systems and devices replace doctors as diagnosticians? What are the ethical considerations? These were some of the key questions debated and discussed at the ‘AI in Healthcare’ conference organized by Insight Exchange Network at the Boston Harvard Club on January 18th and 19th.
Will a mobile app improve knowledge and life quality of heart failure patients? Massachusetts General Hospital and Jana Care is launching a study to explore.
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.
“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.
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.
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?
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.