The Global Health Track’s Scalable Solutions at MIT’s Grand Hack

The Global Health Track’s Scalable Solutions at MIT’s Grand Hack »

20 Apr, 2018
EventsNews
On April 13-15 MIT Hacking Medicine held its annual event, the Grand Hack. This year’s hackathon had two tracks—the Connected Health Track and the Global Health track, with participants competing for a grand prize of 1,500 on each track. The Global Health track was focused on public health issues globally and was comprised of 10…
Boston’s new wave of health professionals

Boston’s new wave of health professionals »

1 Jun, 2017
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Last week thousands of students in Boston graduated from some of the world’s top schools in public health, biomedical engineering, physical therapy, and related fields. The Boston University School of Public Health offers innovative, hands on programs that prepare students to tackle the most pressing issues in health. In addition to standard public health curriculum, students are trained in skills like biostatistics, coding, and app development.

Chasing Greens – Fresh Food and the Urban Divide

Chasing Greens – Fresh Food and the Urban Divide »

17 Jan, 2017
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The USDA reports that 1-in-7 Americans don't know where their next meal will come from. Lower-income neighborhoods in urban areas are especially affected. In this three-part series, MedTech Boston investigates various factors that shape the food insecurity issue in Boston and how those factors are connected to health outcomes.

Using Social Media to Forecast the Flu

Using Social Media to Forecast the Flu »

29 Oct, 2015
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By leveraging EHRs, Twitter and Google data with self-reporting, researchers can track spread of disease with “near perfect” accuracy, study finds.

To Develop Innovative Solutions for Type 2 Diabetes, Fellows First “Live” with the Disease

To Develop Innovative Solutions for Type 2 Diabetes, Fellows First “Live” with the Disease »

“I have so much respect for people who have to make these wide-sweeping lifestyle changes.”

Why Not Profit Off World Health?

Why Not Profit Off World Health? »

Risks associated with global health markets keep companies from bringing their knowledge to places that need it the most. But for some companies, higher risks mean higher rewards.

Healthcare Social Media (#HCSM) Series: Public Health Impact

Healthcare Social Media (#HCSM) Series: Public Health Impact »

2 Jun, 2014
MedTech Features
Shared from @Paul_Sonnier This article originally appeared on the blog of Austin Chiang, MD, internal medicine resident at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. We’re so excited he’ll be moving to Boston this summer to start his Gastroenterology training at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, a Harvard Medical School-affiliated teaching…

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