Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Nisarg Patel

Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Nisarg Patel »

28 May, 2015
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Nisarg Patel's Memorandum hopes to foster an ongoing interaction between doctors and patients outside the clinic. When Nisarg Patel spoke with a patient in his medical interviewing class, he found she struggled to remember to take her medications on time--an oversight resulting in a visit to the ER. “I asked her…
Wearables Challenge Photo Montage

Wearables Challenge Photo Montage »

29 Apr, 2015
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Photos by Adam Glanzman
HIMSS 2015 Highlights

HIMSS 2015 Highlights »

20 Apr, 2015
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Photo via @MedCityNews The predominant themes at last week’s annual HIMSS and HX360 conferences, which met in Chicago from April 12-16, 2015, involved care coordination, patient engagement and mobile health solutions. While it's difficult to select from among the many educational and innovative presentations and exhibits, five presenters (a regulator, a thought leader,…
The Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Judges on Winning Ideas & Wearable Trends

The Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge Judges on Winning Ideas & Wearable Trends »

Dr. Steve Horng, emergency department lead for the Google Glass Project at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, presents at last year's wearables challenge. Photo by Poncie Rutsch. We're incredibly excited to announce that Medstro's Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge is just around the corner. Our judges and finalists will be flying into…
What the MedTech Act Really Means for Healthcare Innovation

What the MedTech Act Really Means for Healthcare Innovation »

13 Apr, 2015
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We outline the pros and cons of the MedTech Act. Will it help grow or crush healthcare innovation? Photo via stasique/ shutterstock. In 2014, Senators Orrin Hatch and Michael Bennett proposed an initiative called the “Medical Electronic Data Technology Enhancement for Consumers' Health Act.” The act focuses on bringing medical innovations…
The Top 10 Healthcare Innovations of 2015

The Top 10 Healthcare Innovations of 2015 »

Our friends at the Brigham Innovation Hub recently developed a list of the Top 10 Healthcare Innovations of 2015, which we're excited to share! Their process began with gathering answers to this big question: What are the most promising upcoming healthcare innovations that are likely to have the biggest impact on improving patient care in…
mHealth: Miles to Go Before We Sleep

mHealth: Miles to Go Before We Sleep »

22 Jan, 2015
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Donna Malvey, PhD, explains the benefits and challenges of mHealth adoption all over the world. Photo via shutterstock. 90% of American adults have smartphones, according to the Pew Research Center. They’re using their smartphones to navigate a reliable route to a new restaurant or to snag a new pair of jeans. But…
Pearls of Wisdom from the 2014 mHealth Summit

Pearls of Wisdom from the 2014 mHealth Summit »

Photo by Dr. Stuart Hochron. The buzz at this year’s mHealth Summit in Washington D.C. revolved around two deeply different types of technology: relatively low-tech solutions for care coordination, and the remarkable potential of EHR analytics. The value of combining high and low-tech solutions was also on display in the area of remote…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

12 Dec, 2014
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This week, the 2014 mHealth Summit was held in Washington, D.C. Photo via mhealthnews.com. We bring you this week’s healthcare and medtech trends, in Boston and beyond: 1. Boston shows up at the 2014 mHealth Summit. This year’s mHealth Summit was held in D.C. this week, where numerous high-profile speakers discussed how mobile…
7 Innovative Startups at the New York Digital Health Accelerator’s Demo Day

7 Innovative Startups at the New York Digital Health Accelerator’s Demo Day »

Sense Health presents at the Demo Day. Photo provided. New York City is one of the largest healthcare markets in the country. With $150 billion in the market, $50 billion of which spent through the medicaid program, New York is in the process of a massive transformation in its delivery system.…

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