Resources and Information for the Boston Area

Resources and Information for the Boston Area »

If you’re building a startup in the Boston area, or just want to learn more about the medtech industry, this list of resources is perfect for you.

Doing Well by Doing Good: UrSure’s Giffin Daughtridge’s Game-Changing PrEP Adherence Test

Doing Well by Doing Good: UrSure’s Giffin Daughtridge’s Game-Changing PrEP Adherence Test »

8 Jun, 2017
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As a 22-year old college graduate and Fulbright Scholar in in Bogotá, Colombia, Griffin Daughtridgeused his undergraduate degrees in Biology and Spanish from the University of North Carolina to help develop a hepatitis B (HBV) vaccination program.

A New VR Experience Could Help Isolated Elders Reconnect

A New VR Experience Could Help Isolated Elders Reconnect »

22 Mar, 2017
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With the help of one Boston-based startup, elders suffering from dementia or isolation could attend a concert or even sit atop Mount Everest without ever leaving their homes. Rendever, founded by students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan Business School, aims to fight isolation and cognitive issues encountered in old age by allowing users to view or describe entertaining virtual-reality experiences.

Online Physician Community Site Medstro Surpasses 100,000 Registered Users

Online Physician Community Site Medstro Surpasses 100,000 Registered Users »

21 Feb, 2017
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Medstro, the online community site for physicians, medical students and healthcare innovators announced today that it had surpassed 100,000 registered users in less than three years since launching the site.

6 Reasons Why Digital Health Startups Will Fail (Obamacare Repeal Won’t Be One of Them)

6 Reasons Why Digital Health Startups Will Fail (Obamacare Repeal Won’t Be One of Them) »

In 2015 alone, digital health saw $4.5 Billion in venture funding—and yet so many of those well-intentioned startups have been unsuccessful. That is because healthcare has challenges that no other industry faces. Here are 6 mistakes digital health entrepreneurs frequently make that prevent them from turning their lofty mission into a scalable business.

PULSE@MassChallenge’s 2017 Startup Cohort Innovating Telehealth, Biosensors, Virtual Reality, and More

PULSE@MassChallenge’s 2017 Startup Cohort Innovating Telehealth, Biosensors, Virtual Reality, and More »

13 Dec, 2016
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MassChallenge,  a leading Boston-based  technology accelerator, has announced the 31 teams joining PULSE@MassChallenge’s inaugural digital health startup cohort. Over the next 6 months, they’ll work out of the group’s innovation lab and be nurtured by an ecosystem of local advisors. They’ll compete for more than $100,000 in zero-equity awards at the program’s culmination. The first-ever…

Global Startup Hackathon – MIT »

3 Nov, 2016
Global Startup Hackathon - MIT Guests & Investors: This event is open to anyone who is planning to start, work, mentor or fund a startup. If you are seeking to launch a startup across large market, you will enjoy this chance to mingle and network with potential co-founder, partner, corporate clients or investors along top industry domain…

PULSE@ CHECK DIGITAL HEALTHCARE MEETUP IN PARTNERSHIP WITH BOSTON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AND CERNER »

18 Oct, 2016
PULSE@ Check How can partners and startups work better together?  Healthcare, with its complicated regulations and procedures, is an industry ripe for innovation. How can partners, providers, and digital healthcare startups collaborate more closely to make sure that we're achieving the right outcomes for patients while remaining profitable? Join the Massachusetts Digital Health Community for…
Looking Beyond Prescriptive Lenses

Looking Beyond Prescriptive Lenses »

Somerville-based EyeNetra’s tech could one day bridge gap in eye care need, revolutionize how we look at our screens

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

5 Jun, 2015
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We bring you this week’s medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. Apple Watch modifies heart rate monitoring due to accuracy concerns When Watch OS 1.0 debuted, the device recorded heart rate every 10 minutes but recently users have taken note (and Apple has confirmed) that’s no longer the case, Digital Trends reports. Achieving accuracy…

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