Last week thousands of students in Boston graduated from some of the world’s top schools in public health, biomedical engineering, physical therapy, and related fields. The Boston University School of Public Health offers innovative, hands on programs that prepare students to tackle the most pressing issues in health. In addition to standard public health curriculum, students are trained in skills like biostatistics, coding, and app development.
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.
The Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge, sponsored by Boston Scientific and Google Cloud Platform, finished up online voting last Sunday and the six finalists have been selected. Selections were based on a combination of crowd votes and scoring by a panel of expert judges.
Although the #ENDALZ Hackathon marked the Alzheimer’s Association, MA/NH chapter’s first foray into orchestrating a tech brainstorming session, it yielded CarePal, a promising smartphone app set to hit the market early next year.
With the mHealth market estimated to reach $26 billion in the next two years, competition for funds and consumer engagement is intense. We’ve got the expert perspectives on the industry’s potential and future predictions, what they look for in companies, and tips for startups in the smartphone space.
BCH launches first of its kind pediatric in-treatment survey, LimeLight raises $3M and MoveSense turns smartphone into pulse oximeter
PillPack launches app, Aetna acquires Humana to form insurance mega-giant, and more
From bottles that remind you to hydrate, to non-invasive breast cancer tests, we take a look at the latest medtech projects you can help fund.