The Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge: Vote Today!

The Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge: Vote Today! »

17 Jan, 2017
EventsUncategorized

With less than 24 hours until the submission deadline, the Boston Scientific Big Data Challenge has received over 40 submissions. Participants have submitted a variety of ideas that use Big Data to address everything from the opioid epidemic to drug reimbursement.

A Physician’s Road to Recovery

A Physician’s Road to Recovery »

We sat down with Peter Grinspoon, MD--who is celebrating nine years of recovery from drug addiction--to discuss his new memoir and the unique challenges faced by addicted physicians.

Medstro Jumps to Third Most Popular Physician Social Network

Medstro Jumps to Third Most Popular Physician Social Network »

8 May, 2015
CompaniesNews
Medstro, the social network for physicians and MedTech Boston's sister company, announced today that they had become the third most popular social network for physicians in the U.S., with a 650 percent increase in traffic and engagement in the last six months. Launched only twelve months ago, Medstro has grown exponentially and, as of April 15,…
Joy of Medicine Final Pitch-Off to be Held at MATTER Chicago on June 8

Joy of Medicine Final Pitch-Off to be Held at MATTER Chicago on June 8 »

26 Apr, 2015
EventsMTB Contest
The Joy of Medicine Challenge, which calls for physicians and medical students to submit ideas on how to improve physician job satisfaction, lower cost and improve patient outcomes, will hold a live "final pitch-off" event on June 8 at MATTER Chicago, contest sponsor Geneia announced late last week. The three top-voted submissions to the online…
Why Critical Validation is Crucial for Sustained Healthcare Growth

Why Critical Validation is Crucial for Sustained Healthcare Growth »

A startup founder pitches his idea at the 2014 Brigham Innovation Hub Shark Tank. For more blogs by members of the Brigham Innovation Hub, visit their website. The digital health market enjoyed record-breaking levels of funding in 2014. According to Rock Health, venture funding for digital health companies surpassed $4.1B, nearly…
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
EventsNews
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…
What a Community-Based Asthma Care Program Teaches Us About Payment Reform

What a Community-Based Asthma Care Program Teaches Us About Payment Reform »

A Boston Children's Hospital asthma initiative serves as a case study for payment reform. Photo via higherperspective.com It’s clear as day that the American method of paying for healthcare is broken. But things get murky when it comes to finding appropriate solutions. Debates about the "ideal" payment model, a model that offers…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

17 Oct, 2014
NewsUncategorized
We bring you this week’s healthcare and medtech trends, in Boston and beyond: 1. Reduced Residency Hours Aren't Terribly Problematic In a study published in the October 2014 issue of Health Affairs, researchers found that capping medical residency hours at 80 hours per week with shifts not exceeding 30 hours - a reform implemented in 2003 -…
Rockstar Women in MedTech: A Series Preview

Rockstar Women in MedTech: A Series Preview »

25 Sep, 2014
PeopleUncategorized
We've spent the past month rounding up innovative women in medtech as part of our new series - and we're just getting started. In case you missed our last few Q&As, here's a quick look at women who are making a big difference in an often-stubborn industry. Amy Cueva Amy Cueva, founder and Chief Experience Officer of Mad*Pow,…
Google Glass at Pri-Med East

Google Glass at Pri-Med East »

15 Sep, 2014
EventsUncategorized
Yesterday I zoomed down to Boston for the second day of Pri-Med East. Pri-Med is a medical education company with conferences in over 30 cities in the US, online CME offerings, an electronic health record software, and more. Now I'm not a doctor (nor do I play one on TV), but I am the market research manager for Pri-Med. And I had…

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