Submissions Now Open For Connected Health Innovation Challenge

Submissions Now Open For Connected Health Innovation Challenge »

7 Jun, 2017
MTB ContestNews

CHIC invites competitors to submit early-stage ideas and technology-enabled solutions that challenge the status-quo of care delivery for chronic disease management.

Innovation at the 2017 MIT Grand Hack

Innovation at the 2017 MIT Grand Hack »

The 2017 MIT Grand Hack was filled with passionate participants seeking solutions to everything from communication gaps between patients and healthcare providers, to developing virtual reality devices that will help hospital patients combat loneliness. The event serves as a networking opportunity, as well as a window into the future of medical tech innovation.

Boston Scientific Announces Six Finalists in 2nd Annual Connected Patient Challenge,  Focused on Healthcare Data Analytics

Boston Scientific Announces Six Finalists in 2nd Annual Connected Patient Challenge, Focused on Healthcare Data Analytics »

3 Mar, 2017
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Finalists will present their ideas to a panel of judges and a live audience in Cambridge on March 9; Top winners will be awarded up to $50,000 of in-kind support to advance submitted concept

“Connected Health Symposium” Showcases Innovation in Wearables and Other Technologies

“Connected Health Symposium” Showcases Innovation in Wearables and Other Technologies »

19 Oct, 2016
EventsNews
With an eye on potential breakthroughs in patient care delivery—and a market forecasted to exceed $600B by 2024—over 1200 clinicians, entrepreneurs, researchers, policy makers, technologists, and investors will converge in Boston from October 20-21 at the 13th annual Connected Health Symposium. The symposium, organized by Partners HealthCare, uniquely brings together these constituents every year to…
Iora Health Reimagines Primary Care, Three Steps at a Time

Iora Health Reimagines Primary Care, Three Steps at a Time »

Primary care practices often seem to follow a set of unwritten rules: a patient enters the clinic, checks in with the receptionist, and then waits for the nurse or doctor. Iora Health proposes that we do things a little bit differently.

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…
Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Dr. Lolita Alkureishi

Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Dr. Lolita Alkureishi »

  A finalist in the Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge, Dr. Lolita Alkureishi will participate in a live pitch-off event June 8 at MATTER. Working in outpatient practice transitioning to EHR, Dr. Lolita Alkureishi saw firsthand technology’s often negative impact on patient communication and the visit dynamic. “As a fly on…
Scripps Health Cardiologist Sanjeev Bhavnani on Digital and Global Health

Scripps Health Cardiologist Sanjeev Bhavnani on Digital and Global Health »

11 May, 2015
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Sanjeev Bhavnani’s passions go beyond the realm of clinical cardiology. He also has an active interest in digital health technology, especially on a global level. Bhavnani is a clinical cardiologist at Scripps Health in La Jolla, California, with interests in cardiac clinical care and heart failure. His research focuses on the effectiveness of digital health…
Help the Doctor: When the System Fails Physicians

Help the Doctor: When the System Fails Physicians »

Read more from Dr. Kathryn Hughes on her blog, behindthemaskmd. Photo via Lucky Business/ Shutterstock. “Help, the doctor!” I’m sure most surgeons have heard this exasperated statement at some point in the operating room. It's said with that special mix of frustration, irritation and sarcasm, usually when things aren’t going smoothly.…

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