SunSprite: Shedding Light on Seasonal Depression

SunSprite: Shedding Light on Seasonal Depression »

SunSprite is a wearable sunlight tracker. Photo provided. New Englanders are a hearty bunch, but that doesn’t mean some of us aren’t susceptible to seasonal depression. Also called seasonal affective disorder (SAD), this type of depression is related to the changing of the seasons. And according to the Mayo Clinic, SAD…
Our Guide to the 5 Most Popular iOS Health Apps – And Why They Work

Our Guide to the 5 Most Popular iOS Health Apps – And Why They Work »

mHealth offerings come in all shapes and sizes these days. Photo via SmartAirMedia. As the end of the year approaches, most of us are fine-tuning our holiday shopping strategies and planning menus for gatherings of families and friends. The year began with such promise as we set ambitious goals to shed…
HealthCamp’s Unconference Sparks Big Ideas

HealthCamp’s Unconference Sparks Big Ideas »

HealthCamp Boston's hosts David Harlow and Janice McCallum. All photos by Monica Miller. HealthCamp returned to Boston this week seeking to top its successful 2012 event. Held at the Microsoft NERD Center in Cambridge on November 3, 2014, this year’s “unconference,” patterned after the open source community BarCamp, attracted people from…
Catch the Start-Up Bug with Lesley Solomon

Catch the Start-Up Bug with Lesley Solomon »

27 Oct, 2014
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Lesley Solomon, the Executive Director of the Brigham Innovation Hub at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, is a self-proclaimed "startup person." In her role at Brigham and Women's, she uses her startup-inspired roots to make strides in healthcare and her entrepreneurial skills to drive new research initiatives. Solomon has been part of the Brigham community since 2009 when…
The MD/MBA & Physician Management Education

The MD/MBA & Physician Management Education »

24 Oct, 2014
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Many physicians are getting into the business of healthcare - a necessary switch in our chaotic healthcare landscape. Photo via YPMInternational. The recent proliferation of dual degree programs - MD/MBA, MD/MPH, MD/PhD - begs a major question: Are they worth it? A study conducted by students at Harvard University looked for an…
MedTech Boston mHealth Rockstar of the Year: Submit Now!

MedTech Boston mHealth Rockstar of the Year: Submit Now! »

21 Oct, 2014
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MedTech Boston is excited to partner with the mHealth Summit to bring you the "MedTech Boston mHealth Rockstar of the Year Challenge" (#MTBRock). The mHealth Summit, which meets in the Washington, DC area in December, is the world's largest mobile and connected health event with over 5,000 attendees. This is an open call to any…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

9 Oct, 2014
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Boston startup PillPack brings in the big bucks. Photo via PillPack. We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, in Boston and beyond: 1. PillPack Raised $8.75 Million in Funding You may have heard about the Somerville-based startup PillPack - we've written about them before. Their founder, TJ Parker, was a founding…

Hale Health Launches Relationship-Based Remote Care Platform »

7 Oct, 2014
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Hale Health hopes to strengthen the relationship between doctors and patients. At last month's Health 2.0 conference, Hale Health CEO and co-founder Anna Larson took her company live, launching a digital platform that provides remote care by guiding patients through structured diagnostic protocols, collecting the information needed for effective assessment and triage. "It’s no secret…
Massachusetts Medical Society’s CIT Award Funds Innovative Technology Projects

Massachusetts Medical Society’s CIT Award Funds Innovative Technology Projects »

11 Sep, 2014
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Dr. Yu accepts the Mass Medical Society CIT Award last year. All photos provided. Left to right: Richard Pieters, MD, President of the MMS, YiDing Yu, MD, Eugenia Marcus, MD, recent past Chair of the MMS CIT, Ronald Dunlap, MD, immediate Past President of the MMS, Leon Barzin, Director of Health…
Nina Nashif of Healthbox: A Catalyst for Change

Nina Nashif of Healthbox: A Catalyst for Change »

10 Sep, 2014
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Nina Nashif began her career working in textiles, but quickly moved into the healthcare space where she's found that she can really make a difference. Photo provided. Nina Nashif, the Founder & CEO of Healthbox, is becoming a prominent name in the digital health space. Healthbox is an accelerator that has helped launch 63…

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