Ask the Experts: Is Innovating Within an Academic Medical Center Really Possible?

Ask the Experts: Is Innovating Within an Academic Medical Center Really Possible? »

At MedTech Boston, we spend a lot of time thinking - and writing - about the best places for healthcare innovation to occur. Is it within the private sector? Maybe inside an incubator that's funded by a larger organization? Or perhaps healthcare innovation is best catalyzed within an academic medical center. Innovators tend to disagree…
Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely: Innovation at the American College of Physician’s Centennial Event

Teaching Value and Choosing Wisely: Innovation at the American College of Physician’s Centennial Event »

As the American College of Physicians (ACP) celebrates its 100th anniversary, physicians and healthcare providers from across the country will meet at the Boston Convention Center for the ACP Excellence in Medical Education conference. Part of this event, which will meet from April 28- May 2, 2015, involves a session titled "Award-Winning Innovations in High-Value Care."…
Our 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators of 2015

Our 40 Under 40 Healthcare Innovators of 2015 »

13 Apr, 2015
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We're incredibly excited to announce the winners of this year's MedTech Boston 40 Under 40 healthcare innovators from Boston and beyond. Our list includes physicians, entrepreneurs, policy makers, students and more - but the key is that they're all committed to changing…
Reflections on the Ongoing Struggle to Define Value in Healthcare

Reflections on the Ongoing Struggle to Define Value in Healthcare »

How will we define the value of our healthcare system? Dr. Neel Shah considers here and on Wing of Zock. Photo via Christian Delbert/ Shutterstock. Last week, I had the opportunity to sit at a table with some of the nation’s top thought leaders. We convened at the Newseum in Washington, DC,…
10 Genius Ideas from MIT Sloan’s Bioinnovations Conference

10 Genius Ideas from MIT Sloan’s Bioinnovations Conference »

Participants listen to a keynote speech at the 2015 MIT Sloan Bioinnovations Conference. All photos by Anna Shaynurova. The MIT Sloan School of Management held its 11th annual Bioinnovations Conference at the Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel on February 20, 2015, featuring influential speakers from the healthcare, life sciences, research, and regulatory sectors.…
Neel Shah, MD, on Healthcare Costs and Medical Technology

Neel Shah, MD, on Healthcare Costs and Medical Technology »

13 Feb, 2015
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Neel Shah is not your typical physician. After three years of medical school at Brown University, Shah became passionate about the high cost of healthcare when he saw patients struggling to pay their medical bills. He came to the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and, after learning more about health policy and economics, founded…

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