#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…
The Top 10 Healthcare Innovations of 2015

The Top 10 Healthcare Innovations of 2015 »

Our friends at the Brigham Innovation Hub recently developed a list of the Top 10 Healthcare Innovations of 2015, which we're excited to share! Their process began with gathering answers to this big question: What are the most promising upcoming healthcare innovations that are likely to have the biggest impact on improving patient care in…
Naomi Fried On Leaving Boston Children’s, Joining Biogen Idec & Digital Health Opportunities

Naomi Fried On Leaving Boston Children’s, Joining Biogen Idec & Digital Health Opportunities »

6 Feb, 2015
People
Naomi Fried, PhD, Boston Children’s Hospital's former Chief Innovation Officer, recently announced her decision to step down from the position, joining Biogen Idec as their Vice President of Medical Information, Innovation and External Partnerships. Fried worked as Chief Innovation Officer (CIO) at Boston Children’s for 4.5 years, breaking new ground as the first CIO of…
mHealth: Miles to Go Before We Sleep

mHealth: Miles to Go Before We Sleep »

22 Jan, 2015
People
Donna Malvey, PhD, explains the benefits and challenges of mHealth adoption all over the world. Photo via shutterstock. 90% of American adults have smartphones, according to the Pew Research Center. They’re using their smartphones to navigate a reliable route to a new restaurant or to snag a new pair of jeans. But…
Pearls of Wisdom from the 2014 mHealth Summit

Pearls of Wisdom from the 2014 mHealth Summit »

Photo by Dr. Stuart Hochron. The buzz at this year’s mHealth Summit in Washington D.C. revolved around two deeply different types of technology: relatively low-tech solutions for care coordination, and the remarkable potential of EHR analytics. The value of combining high and low-tech solutions was also on display in the area of remote…
Digital Health to the Rescue: 6 Can’t-Miss Insights from the NY eHealth Collaborative’s Digital Health Conference

Digital Health to the Rescue: 6 Can’t-Miss Insights from the NY eHealth Collaborative’s Digital Health Conference »

Dr. Eric Topol presents his keynote at the New York eHealth conference. Photo via @Colin_Hung. Digital health has helped transcend care management by engaging patients and democratizing healthcare. The New York eHealth Collaborative’s Fourth Annual Digital Health Conference convened earlier last week to understand this idea, hoping to shape changes in…

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