Curing Healthcare with Tough Love: TheHumanAPI

Curing Healthcare with Tough Love: TheHumanAPI »

8 Dec, 2014
CompaniesPeople
Michael DePalma and Richie Etwaru, founders of TheHumanAPI. Photo provided. Necessity is the mother of all inventions, and two life-sciences mavens believe that a prevention-based model is the ultimate cure for today’s disarrayed healthcare system. Michael DePalma and Richie Etwaru, the founders of TheHumanAPI, want to foster paradigm shift by instilling…
The mHealth Pulse: Dr. Ashish Atreja & Anuj Desai Talk Healthcare & Technology

The mHealth Pulse: Dr. Ashish Atreja & Anuj Desai Talk Healthcare & Technology »

4 Dec, 2014
People
This week, we spent time chatting with Dr. Ashish Atreja, assistant professor and chief technology and engagement officer at Mt. Sinai Hospital, and Anuj Desai, vice president of market development at the NY eHealth Collaborative. Atreja and Desai are both mHealth enthusiasts working with New York Digital Health Accelerator, which sponsors and evaluates start-up ideas. They'll…
Analytics, Behavioral Health and Cellphones: The ABC Approach of Ginger.io

Analytics, Behavioral Health and Cellphones: The ABC Approach of Ginger.io »

3 Dec, 2014
Companies
At the recent Exponential Medicine conference in San Diego, we had the opportunity to spend some time with Vinod Khosla, a prominent venture capitalist. Mr. Khosla has a vision to drive the current practice of medicine toward a more data-driven science of medicine, especially when it comes to behavioral health. One of the companies he…
Digital Health to the Rescue: 6 Can’t-Miss Insights from the NY eHealth Collaborative’s Digital Health Conference

Digital Health to the Rescue: 6 Can’t-Miss Insights from the NY eHealth Collaborative’s Digital Health Conference »

Dr. Eric Topol presents his keynote at the New York eHealth conference. Photo via @Colin_Hung. Digital health has helped transcend care management by engaging patients and democratizing healthcare. The New York eHealth Collaborative’s Fourth Annual Digital Health Conference convened earlier last week to understand this idea, hoping to shape changes in…
Real Talk: Is Wearable Tech Actually Useful in Medicine?

Real Talk: Is Wearable Tech Actually Useful in Medicine? »

24 Nov, 2014
Opinion/Editorial
Image via iwbag. Google Glass has had a rocky run this last year, and the medical field fell in love (or maybe infatuation), riding along with Glass through all of it. We started our company (Remedy) to make Google Glass fulfill a vision for medical professionals— what is Remedy’s take now…
Our Guide to the 5 Most Popular iOS Health Apps – And Why They Work

Our Guide to the 5 Most Popular iOS Health Apps – And Why They Work »

mHealth offerings come in all shapes and sizes these days. Photo via SmartAirMedia. As the end of the year approaches, most of us are fine-tuning our holiday shopping strategies and planning menus for gatherings of families and friends. The year began with such promise as we set ambitious goals to shed…
4 Crucial Concepts from Exponential Medicine 2014

4 Crucial Concepts from Exponential Medicine 2014 »

Exponential Medicine attendees. Photos provided. The Exponential Medicine conference has been an extraordinary event so far, bringing together thought leaders in innovation, technology, science, and healthcare from around the globe for a four day meeting in San Diego. It's been a reboot for the way we think about healthcare challenges and a look at…
The mHealth Vantage Point: Dr. Jordan Shlain Talks Healthcare Innovation

The mHealth Vantage Point: Dr. Jordan Shlain Talks Healthcare Innovation »

11 Nov, 2014
People
Photo via YouTube: The Ideas Economy. You've probably heart of HealthLoop, a service that helps patients stay on track, eliminating repetitive education and improving adherence. Physicians rave about the service, and it was also recently integrated into Apple's Health app (patients can now share their medical and activity data with their…
5 Things We Discovered at Last Week’s Connected Health Symposium

5 Things We Discovered at Last Week’s Connected Health Symposium »

29 Oct, 2014
EventsNews
A panel from Boston Children’s Hospital presents, including Carla Small, Karen Sakakeeny, Alexandra Pelletier and Israel Green-Hopkins. Photo by Aine Cryts. About 1,200 healthcare visionaries, clinical experts, patient advocates and researchers descended on the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston for the Connected Health Symposium on October 23 and 24, 2014.…
MedTech Boston mHealth Rockstar of the Year: Submit Now!

MedTech Boston mHealth Rockstar of the Year: Submit Now! »

21 Oct, 2014
MTB Contest
MedTech Boston is excited to partner with the mHealth Summit to bring you the "MedTech Boston mHealth Rockstar of the Year Challenge" (#MTBRock). The mHealth Summit, which meets in the Washington, DC area in December, is the world's largest mobile and connected health event with over 5,000 attendees. This is an open call to any…

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