Healthcare Wearables: Thoughts from the Experts on Challenges & Potential Breakthroughs

Healthcare Wearables: Thoughts from the Experts on Challenges & Potential Breakthroughs »

We love wearable technology at MedTech Boston. We're constantly reporting on the hottest new trends and the life-changing capabilities of devices like the iThermonitor, embr's Wristify and Google Glass. We're even helping with Medstro's Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge, which will culminate in a live pitch-off in Boston this April. But the use of wearable…
2015’s WATCH Society Conference: Trade Secrets & Site Visits in Amsterdam

2015’s WATCH Society Conference: Trade Secrets & Site Visits in Amsterdam »

Itching for foreign travel and obsessed with the hottest happenings in wearable technology? Register for this year's WATCH Society (Wearable Technology in Healthcare Society) Conference, which will be held in Amsterdam on April 29 & 30, 2015. "The WATCH conference stands out because it is a 2-day, international conference organized by and for medical professionals interested in…
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…
Looking Back and Moving Forward: 2014’s Health Care Disappointments Drive 2015’s Trends

Looking Back and Moving Forward: 2014’s Health Care Disappointments Drive 2015’s Trends »

It's been quite a year in the medtech and healthcare spaces. We've seen the medical world fall in love (and maybe out of love) with Google Glass and other wearables. EHRs have continually failed our system, causing frustration and efforts toward improved interoperability. Data concerns spurred conversations about privacy and patient-controlled care. Collaborations between academic medical…
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…
5 Need-To-Know Healthcare Trends We Heard About at The Economist’s Health Care Forum

5 Need-To-Know Healthcare Trends We Heard About at The Economist’s Health Care Forum »

24 Sep, 2014
Events
Forum panelists, including Jonathan Bush, debate Obamacare at The Economist's Health Care Forum. Photo via @TheIdeasEconomy. Much of the "healthcare crisis" you keep hearing about is a direct result of increasing costs, rapidly aging populations, chronic diseases and infectious disease outbreaks – and an emerging middle class demanding greater transparency and access to…
Now Trending: Smart Watches

Now Trending: Smart Watches »

Image via Pebble Wiki. The Apple iWatch, the Google Gem, the GearFit …  soon it may seem like every person you know has a piece of technology on their wrist. New research from Parks Associates confirms this, showing that smart watch sales will reach an all time high in 2014, with 18 million…

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