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…

Hale Health Launches Relationship-Based Remote Care Platform »

7 Oct, 2014
News
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…
Google Glass Challenge a pitch-off success … congrats to the winners!

Google Glass Challenge a pitch-off success … congrats to the winners! »

25 Apr, 2014
MedTech Features

On Wednesday evening at Google’s offices in Cambridge, the finalists of Medtech Boston’s Google Glass Challenge had the chance to participate in a “pitch-off,” demonstrating their ideas for using Google Glass in the medical setting.

Dr. Humayun Chaudhry, President of the Federation of State Medical Boards- Speaks to us at the Partners Healthcare Connected Health Symposium about telemedicine and social media

Dr. Humayun Chaudhry, President of the Federation of State Medical Boards- Speaks to us at the Partners Healthcare Connected Health Symposium about telemedicine and social media »

24 Oct, 2013
MedTech Features
Dr. Humayun "Hank" J. Chaudhry is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) of the United States. The FSMB is the umbrella agency for all the state medical licensing boards.  It  operates the Federation Credentialing Verification Service (FCVS).  The FSMB is probably best known among physicians as a co-manager…

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