The mHealth Pulse: Dr. Ashish Atreja & Anuj Desai Talk Healthcare & Technology

The mHealth Pulse: Dr. Ashish Atreja & Anuj Desai Talk Healthcare & Technology »

4 Dec, 2014
People
This week, we spent time chatting with Dr. Ashish Atreja, assistant professor and chief technology and engagement officer at Mt. Sinai Hospital, and Anuj Desai, vice president of market development at the NY eHealth Collaborative. Atreja and Desai are both mHealth enthusiasts working with New York Digital Health Accelerator, which sponsors and evaluates start-up ideas. They'll…
Analytics, Behavioral Health and Cellphones: The ABC Approach of Ginger.io

Analytics, Behavioral Health and Cellphones: The ABC Approach of Ginger.io »

3 Dec, 2014
Companies
At the recent Exponential Medicine conference in San Diego, we had the opportunity to spend some time with Vinod Khosla, a prominent venture capitalist. Mr. Khosla has a vision to drive the current practice of medicine toward a more data-driven science of medicine, especially when it comes to behavioral health. One of the companies he…
Nanotechnology 101

Nanotechnology 101 »

This programmable DNA nanorobot, created by Harvard researchers, was modeled on the body's own immune system. Image created by Campbell Strong, Shawn Douglas, and Gaël McGill of the Wyss Institute at Harvard University. It sounds like the creative genius of a science fiction writer: nanobots that move through the body, delivering…
MassTLC’s Healthcare Conference: A Technology Recipe for Healthcare Success

MassTLC’s Healthcare Conference: A Technology Recipe for Healthcare Success »

We have healthcare conferences galore in this city, but here's one more that you'll definitely want to mark on your calendar: the Mass Technology Leadership Council's Healthcare Conference, which meets on December 3, 2014. The event will bring together payers, providers, patients and technologists, as per usual. But the speakers will also dive deep into technology innovations…
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…
4 Crucial Concepts from Exponential Medicine 2014

4 Crucial Concepts from Exponential Medicine 2014 »

Exponential Medicine attendees. Photos provided. The Exponential Medicine conference has been an extraordinary event so far, bringing together thought leaders in innovation, technology, science, and healthcare from around the globe for a four day meeting in San Diego. It's been a reboot for the way we think about healthcare challenges and a look at…
Train Your Brain Through a Video Game: The Akili Prescription

Train Your Brain Through a Video Game: The Akili Prescription »

Akili's Project EVO is a video game that could help you train your brain. All photos provided. What if brain training technology could be noninvasive, clinically effective and engaging? That's the question Eddie Martucci and Eric Elenko asked themselves in 2011. Both men had an interest in the brain - in…
5 Things We Discovered at Last Week’s Connected Health Symposium

5 Things We Discovered at Last Week’s Connected Health Symposium »

29 Oct, 2014
EventsNews
A panel from Boston Children’s Hospital presents, including Carla Small, Karen Sakakeeny, Alexandra Pelletier and Israel Green-Hopkins. Photo by Aine Cryts. About 1,200 healthcare visionaries, clinical experts, patient advocates and researchers descended on the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston for the Connected Health Symposium on October 23 and 24, 2014.…
Harnessing Digital Technology to Improve Personal Health

Harnessing Digital Technology to Improve Personal Health »

Clifford Goldsmith, MD, Managing Director of US Providers at Microsoft Corporation, and Samantha Lifson, Marketing & Events Manager at Janssen Labs, network with guests at the October 14, 2014 digital health event. All photos by Monica Miller. For many centuries physicians have been our healthcare leaders. But today technology is changing that dynamic,…
#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 -…

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