TMCx’s Accelerator at HIMSS17

TMCx’s Accelerator at HIMSS17 »

Check out the companies presented at HIMSS 17 by the 3-year old Texas Medical Center Accelerator (TMCx). Early-stage digital health and medical device companies that have not yet sold their product are eligible to participate in the 3-year old TMCx’s “no fee, no equity” program. Participation begins with a 4-week boot camp, and includes mentorship and shared development workspace.

Mobile Pediatric Health: Five Innovations to Watch

Mobile Pediatric Health: Five Innovations to Watch »

29 Jul, 2015
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From learning tools to apps, we’ve rounded up products that fill voids for both children and their families

Say Goodbye to the Lazy Eye: David Hunter’s Pediatric Vision Scanner

Say Goodbye to the Lazy Eye: David Hunter’s Pediatric Vision Scanner »

Dr. Hunter uses the Pediatric Vision Scanner in his office. For almost twenty years, Dr. David Hunter, Chief of Ophthalmology at Children’s Hospital Boston and Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, has been working to better detect medical conditions that lead to a loss of vision in children. Recently, all this…
Can We Bring the Joy Back into Medicine with Community Engagement?

Can We Bring the Joy Back into Medicine with Community Engagement? »

23 Mar, 2015
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Dr. Renee Kinman says she came to medicine in a backwards way. After college, she took a year off and started a PhD program, later deciding that she wanted to go to medical school, too. Today she's a pediatric endocrinologist at Valley Children's Hospital in Fresno, California. She's also deeply passionate about education, community involvement and…
Five Expert Tips for Bringing Medical Devices to Market

Five Expert Tips for Bringing Medical Devices to Market »

12 Jan, 2015
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Dr. del Nido begins the discussion. Left to Right: Pedro del Nido, Ibraheem Badejo, Maria Berkman, Ron Lancaster, and Kurt Dasse. Image courtesy of Anchor Line. “Anyone can be an innovator” was the guiding phrase of Pathways to Market: Focus on Medical Devices, a panel held at Boston Children’s Hospital on…
New Games Promise Accurate ADHD Diagnoses

New Games Promise Accurate ADHD Diagnoses »

CogCubed allows for early diagnosis for children with ADHD - and kids love the game, too. Photo provided. Roughly 6 million kids between the ages of 4 and 17 are diagnosed with ADHD, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Of that 6 million, about half are misdiagnosed, says Kurt Roots, co-founder…
Line Infections Take Center Stage at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank

Line Infections Take Center Stage at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank »

3 Nov, 2014
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CareAline founders Kezia and Mike Fitzgerald present their pitch to the panel of judges. All photos via Boston Children's Hospital. A panel of venture capitalists, clinicians, researchers and healthcare industry leaders struggled to choose between business prowess and medical influence at the Boston Children's Hospital's Innovation Tank event, which took place on…
Team ReadySetGo Hopes to Curb Readmissions at Hacking Pediatrics

Team ReadySetGo Hopes to Curb Readmissions at Hacking Pediatrics »

Hacking Pediatrics participants excitedly wait for winners to be announced. All photos by Dana Hatic. Over the course of 36 hours, 21 teams of strangers gathered at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge last weekend to develop innovative solutions to challenges within pediatric healthcare. Clinicians, MBAs, entrepreneurs, software developers, and patients…
Pitch Your Pediatric Innovation at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank

Pitch Your Pediatric Innovation at Boston Children’s Hospital’s Innovation Tank »

Have a great product solution for a pediatric healthcare problem? Think your inspired business plan belongs on ABC's "Shark Tank"? Lucky for you, Boston Children's Hospital's Global Pediatric Summit and Awards is holding an Innovation Tank event right here in Boston on Friday, October 31 as part of their 'Taking On Tomorrow' event. The forum will give pediatric…

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