Philips’ Kimberly O’Loughlin on the New AgingWell Hub Coming to Cambridge

Philips’ Kimberly O’Loughlin on the New AgingWell Hub Coming to Cambridge »

The center, set to open by the end of the year, aims to improve the lives of 3 billion people by 2025 by creating meaningful innovations.

Using Tech to Help Protect Your Skin from the Sun

Using Tech to Help Protect Your Skin from the Sun »

Annually 3.5 million people in the U.S. will be diagnosed with skin cancer. Wearable tech helps ward off summer’s hazardous rays.

Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Dr. Lolita Alkureishi

Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge: Meet Finalist Dr. Lolita Alkureishi »

  A finalist in the Geneia Joy of Medicine Challenge, Dr. Lolita Alkureishi will participate in a live pitch-off event June 8 at MATTER. Working in outpatient practice transitioning to EHR, Dr. Lolita Alkureishi saw firsthand technology’s often negative impact on patient communication and the visit dynamic. “As a fly on…
Two Health IT Trends Paving the Way for Our Future

Two Health IT Trends Paving the Way for Our Future »

25 May, 2015
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Retail clinics offer lower costs and higher accessibility for consumers. Photo via Perficient. At the IHT2 Health IT Summit, which met in Cambridge from May 19 to 20, 2015, participants and speakers discussed the future of healthcare technology, considering everything from retail clinics to effective patient engagement methods. We walked away…
MIT Media Lab’s Rosalind Picard on the Lab’s New Wellness Initiative

MIT Media Lab’s Rosalind Picard on the Lab’s New Wellness Initiative »

21 May, 2015
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Rosalind Picard is the founder and director of the Affective Computing Research Group in MIT's Media Lab. Photo provided. So much of the technology that has transformed our lives has not contributed to our health and wellbeing, says Rosalind Picard, ScD, founder and director of the Affective Computing Research Group and professor…
Scripps Health Cardiologist Sanjeev Bhavnani on Digital and Global Health

Scripps Health Cardiologist Sanjeev Bhavnani on Digital and Global Health »

11 May, 2015
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Sanjeev Bhavnani’s passions go beyond the realm of clinical cardiology. He also has an active interest in digital health technology, especially on a global level. Bhavnani is a clinical cardiologist at Scripps Health in La Jolla, California, with interests in cardiac clinical care and heart failure. His research focuses on the effectiveness of digital health…
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,…
Using Muse: Alex Hwang’s Motion Sickness-Inspired Solution

Using Muse: Alex Hwang’s Motion Sickness-Inspired Solution »

21 Apr, 2015
PeopleUncategorized
Alex Hwang, PhD, laughs when he recalls the inspiration for his Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge submission: his wife's motion sickness. "We went to the movie theater to see the Avatar in 3D but my wife could not finish the movie because of her motion sickness-like symptoms," he says. "As a movie fanatics, this was a…
The Doctor as a Digital Decoder

The Doctor as a Digital Decoder »

31 Mar, 2015
Opinion/Editorial
To read more posts like this, visit the American Resident Project. The growing wearable sensor market is yielding ever-increasing amounts of consumer-derived digital data. These data can consist of many different physiologic measures such as heart rate and rhythm, sleep quality, brain activity, and physical activity levels. As many consumers and…

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