#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…
Department of Veterans Affairs to Open New Digital Service Office in Boston

Department of Veterans Affairs to Open New Digital Service Office in Boston »

26 Mar, 2015
News
This year, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will be opening a new office in Boston for its Digital Service, a technical team tasked with revitalizing the department’s digital customer interfaces. This initiative is a cornerstone of VA Secretary Robert McDonald’s sweeping efforts to enhance the accessibility and responsiveness of the Department’s online services. “The…
Boston’s Andrea Ippolito & Gajen Sunthara Named Presidential Innovation Fellows

Boston’s Andrea Ippolito & Gajen Sunthara Named Presidential Innovation Fellows »

Andrea Ippolito Boston innovators Andrea Ippolito and Gajen Sunthara have been selected as Round 3 Presidential Innovation Fellows. Gajen has been chosen to work on the MyData Initiative at the Department of Health and Human Services. Andrea, currently a PhD student in the Engineering Systems Division at MIT, will be working with the Department of…

Dream No More: A Mental Health System with Modern Solutions to Ancient Problems »

1 Dec, 2013
Opinion/Editorial
Dr. Edwin Raffi Having done most of my clinical clerkships in New York City, I came to Boston for residency expecting a similar experience in another metropolitan city. The culture of the Psychiatric Urgent Care units I observed in NYC consisted of a triage system in which some patients would be…

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