Allegheny Health Network Announces A New Challenge

Allegheny Health Network Announces A New Challenge »

13 Mar, 2017
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The AHN “Design the Chip Challenge” to offer $10,000 prize for best design of a portable, secure technology allowing immediate access to patients’ medical histories.

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

The Sync Project announces new CEO, Pavlok heads to Sir Richard Branson’s private island, and wearables market to reach 385 million people in next five years

Ask the Experts: Fitness Trackers

Ask the Experts: Fitness Trackers »

As the managing editor of this website, I write about wearable tech almost every day. And at some point last year, I started to notice that I was the only one of my colleagues without some sort of tracking band on my wrist. Was I missing out? I figured that I should probably be practicing what I…
The Future is You: Our Top 10 Reasons to Attend the Google Wearables in Healthcare Final Pitch-Off

The Future is You: Our Top 10 Reasons to Attend the Google Wearables in Healthcare Final Pitch-Off »

6 Apr, 2015
Events
Karandeep Singh, MD, the keynote from last year's Google Glass challenge. As you know, the mission of Medstro (the social network for physicians and medical students) and MedTech Boston is to connect providers, patients, families and students, spreading the word about the latest innovations in medical technology and facilitating collaborations. And while we usually do…
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…
Myo & Google Glass: Why Gesture-Based Wearables May Break Down Barriers

Myo & Google Glass: Why Gesture-Based Wearables May Break Down Barriers »

Myo, a gesture-based piece of wearable technology, pushes into the healthcare space. Photo provided. When you schedule a one-on-one interaction with your physician, you’ll often find that he or she is nose deep in the computer, checking or entering your background information, examining blood work and asking questions. Augmedix CEO Ian Shakil says…
Rewriting the Rules: Flexible, Wearable Technology from MC10

Rewriting the Rules: Flexible, Wearable Technology from MC10 »

MC10's Biostamp grabs real time data from patients regarding medication responses and effectiveness. Imagine wearable technology that isn’t boxy or hard like the electronics we're used to. Picture technology that bends with your movements, stretches as you move, and adds to your daily wardrobe, too. When Professor John Rogers of the…
Unshackling the Physician: Karandeep Singh on Glass & Primary Care

Unshackling the Physician: Karandeep Singh on Glass & Primary Care »

20 Aug, 2014
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Karandeep Singh, MD gives a Google Glass Demo last April at Boston's Google headquarters. All photos provided by Jennifer Joe. On April 23, 2014, the Boston medical community came together at the Boston Google headquarters to learn about the possibilities of wearables and Google Glass. Everyone was buzzing - What is Google Glass? What's special about…
Google Glass in the NICU: Stephanie Shine’s Medical Mission

Google Glass in the NICU: Stephanie Shine’s Medical Mission »

18 Aug, 2014
PeopleUncategorized
Google Glass could allow parents to track their NICU babies' progress from afar, lowering depression and anxiety. Photo via NICU Wiki. When Stephanie Shine, a Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) nurse, delivered her son Samuel 3.5 months before his intended due date, he weighed 1 pound, 2 ounces. She delivered him…
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.

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