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

40 Under 40 Photo Montage

40 Under 40 Photo Montage »

17 May, 2015
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MD Idea Lab: Bringing Physician-Led Innovation Into the Clinic

MD Idea Lab: Bringing Physician-Led Innovation Into the Clinic »

4 May, 2015
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MD Idea Lab companies participate in a local hackathon. Photo via MD Idea Lab. John Hayes describes himself as a “technology guy from way back.” A veteran of Thinking Machines, one of the world’s first supercomputing companies, Hayes got the start-up bug early; he also helped to found Geek Offices, one…
The EHR: Should Patients Have Access?

The EHR: Should Patients Have Access? »

29 Apr, 2015
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Should patients interact with their own medical charts? Photo via Naypong/ Shutterstock. The past decade has seen one of the most argumentative and least productive Congresses in the history of our nation - especially when it comes to ideas around healthcare reform. In this arena, the implementation of programs like The…
Meet Google Wearables Challenge Finalists Courtney Hill & Allison Arensman

Meet Google Wearables Challenge Finalists Courtney Hill & Allison Arensman »

Courtney Hill, MD, and Allison Arensman, MD, met as interns and have shared a love for healthcare innovation ever since. So when they saw Medstro's Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge, applying was almost a no brainer. Courtney Hill studies Head & Neck surgery. Hill is a fourth year Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery…
Howard Weiner: A Doctor on a Mission to Cure MS

Howard Weiner: A Doctor on a Mission to Cure MS »

26 Mar, 2015
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It was during his early days as a doctor that Howard Weiner, MD, director and co-founder of the Partners Multiple Sclerosis Center at Brigham & Women’s Hospital, treated a young father who had recently experienced a very bad multiple sclerosis (MS) attack. Weiner immediately identified with his patient: he was about the same age, and…
10 Quotable Moments from Female Physicians on Leadership & Gender

10 Quotable Moments from Female Physicians on Leadership & Gender »

Photo via the AAMC State of Women in Academic Medicine report, 2013-2014. Female physicians today make up 48% of the physician community, a number that has increased from just 5% in 1952. While this is a drastic and important improvement, data continues to show that women hold fewer leadership roles in medicine…
Meet the 2015 Harvard InciteHealth Fellows

Meet the 2015 Harvard InciteHealth Fellows »

11 Mar, 2015
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The Harvard Medical School Center for Primary Care announced last week that they have recruited their inaugural class of 22 InciteHealth fellows. Rather than being selected to pursue a single idea, multidisciplinary teams of fellows will work with patients, industry experts and world-class mentors to generate new approaches to improving primary care and health. Teams will…
Over Half of U.S. Doctors Have Considered Quitting Medicine, According to “Physician Misery Index”

Over Half of U.S. Doctors Have Considered Quitting Medicine, According to “Physician Misery Index” »

5 Mar, 2015
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What will it take to bring the joy back into medicine? Photo via andresr/ Shutterstock. The results of Geneia's Physician Misery Index study are in and the numbers paint a dismal portrait of the life of a physician today: An overwhelming number of the 400+ physicians who participated in the study…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

27 Feb, 2015
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We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: Real-time mobile healthcare is now available from Doctor on Demand. Photo via thenextweb.com. 1. Telehealth + Seamless Reimbursement = Doctor on Demand Doctor on Demand, the Uber of telehealth, has announced an alliance with PokitDok, streamlining reimbursements for…

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