#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

15 May, 2015
NewsUncategorized
1. A Partners Program Lowers Hospital Admissions & Mortality Rates Partners HealthCare Connected Health announced this week that their remote monitoring program for heart failure patients resulted in lower hospitalization and mortality rates (you can see the full results in their study, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research last month). "These findings suggest that our Connected…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

8 May, 2015
NewsUncategorized
We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: 1. The VA Center for Innovation Launches a New Initiative On May 15, the VA will be launch a VA Innovation Creation Series, which will hopefully accelerate the development of prosthetics and assistive technologies for Veterans. The series will be launched at the Palo Alto VA Medical Center…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

1 May, 2015
News
We bring you this week's medtech news, from Boston and beyond: M2D2's new collaborative lab space will open next month. Photo via M2D2. 1. M2D2's Bigger Space The University of Massachusetts medical device incubator M2D2 will open a new, fully-equipped shared lab space on June 1st of this year. The collaborative space,…
Meet the MIT Grand Hack Winners

Meet the MIT Grand Hack Winners »

30 Apr, 2015
EventsUncategorized
The Cancer Companion Team from the Telehealth Track celebrates a successful weekend of hacking with the MIT Hacking Medicine organizers and Merck sponsors. Photo via MIT Hacking Med. Organized by MIT Hacking Medicine on April 24 to 26, 2015, the Grand Hack brought together 80 teams and 450 participants from 19…
Ask the Experts: Are Apps Invading Healthcare?

Ask the Experts: Are Apps Invading Healthcare? »

Apps are slowly invading healthcare. Why should you care? Photo via everythingpossible/ Shutterstock. It's not a secret that apps are invading healthcare. But the Massachusetts Medical Society (MMS) is asking an important question: Why should you care? On May 7, 2015, MMS will hold a panel on this topic from 6-9 pm…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

24 Apr, 2015
News
1. Tal Medical Secures $14 Million in Financing Round We wrote about Tal Medical, a local company developing new treatments for depression and other psychiatric disorders, a few months ago. But since then, the company has raised additional funding and added new industry veterans to their team. According to a release, the company will use…
Key Healthcare Takeaways from HxRefactored

Key Healthcare Takeaways from HxRefactored »

Mad*Pow's Amy Cueva opens up the conference with a rousing keynote. Health Experience Refactored (HxRefactored), a conference co-hosted by health innovation event planner Health 2.0 and design agency Mad*Pow, recently met at the Westin Boston Waterfront on April 1 and 2, 2015. There was an impressive turnout of professionals from diverse industries,…
Win Burke on Coordinating Patient Care with iGetBetter

Win Burke on Coordinating Patient Care with iGetBetter »

1 Apr, 2015
Companies
Win Burke, president, CEO and co-founder of iGetBetter, finds it easy to talk about the successful pilots of his company’s technology at healthcare organizations around the country. But it's much harder to discuss the reasons behind his personal desire to fix the problem of coordinating patient care. Burke's sister died of cancer three years ago,…
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…
iHT2 Focuses on What Really Works

iHT2 Focuses on What Really Works »

10 Mar, 2015
EventsUncategorized
  Conference attendees from Kaiser Permanente enjoy iHT2. Photo via @garettng. Complimentary approaches to achieving health technology’s potential to improve patient outcomes and care affordability were on display at the Institute for Healthcare Technology Transformation’s annual meeting in San Francisco last week (iHT2). Here's what you missed: Technology = Convenience Dr. Wesley…

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