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…
iThermonitor Provides Real-Time, Continuous Temperature Reading

iThermonitor Provides Real-Time, Continuous Temperature Reading »

4 Feb, 2015
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Win 10 Raiing iThermonitors by applying to the 2015 Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge. Photo provided. Topiramate – also known by its generic name, Topamax – can be a wonder drug for children over the age of two with Epilepsy. But one of the drug’s side effects is an increase in…
Find Temperature Control with Wristify

Find Temperature Control with Wristify »

Win up to 10 Wristify wearables for your proposed healthcare pilot. Apply now! When you think of wearables, you might first think about tracking sleep or steps - but what about temperature? Matt Smith, co-founder of embr labs, is on a mission to return temperature control to the hands of the individual.…
Sleep Tight & Innovate with Misfit Shine

Sleep Tight & Innovate with Misfit Shine »

Submit your innovative healthcare idea to #WHPC15 to win 10 Misfit Shines for a clinical trial. Medstro's Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge is off to a quick start, with 22 submissions and several months yet to go before the live-pitch off in Boston. In the challenge, physicians, healthcare professionals and other interested parties…
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…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

9 Jan, 2015
News
Image via savings wiki. We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. There's $75 Million Up for Grabs Connecticut-based HealthInvest Equity Partners filed with the SEC this week, creating a new $75 million investment fund specifically for health companies. Where are they looking to invest? There's a…
#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News

#NowTrending: This Week’s MedTech News »

2 Jan, 2015
News
What's in a FitBit? controversy, it turns out. Photo via FitBit Flex wiki. We bring you this week's healthcare and medtech trends, from Boston and beyond: 1. Santa Claus Came to Town... With FitBits FitBit's sales numbers jumped this season as people rushed to buy the newest version of the activity tracker…
Call for Submissions: Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge (#WHPC15)

Call for Submissions: Google Wearables in Healthcare Pilot Challenge (#WHPC15) »

MedTech Boston is excited to announce that we are once again partnering with Google and Medstro to run an online challenge with a final "pitch-off" event similar to the "Google Glass Challenge" that we ran this past April. If you remember the buzz from the Google Glass Challenge, with 250+ attendees, a 50+ wait list, a television crew…
Real-Time Patient Engagement: A Solution for Diabetics Suffering from Foot Ulcers

Real-Time Patient Engagement: A Solution for Diabetics Suffering from Foot Ulcers »

Orthomonitor is a wearable device that can be embedded in orthotics and prosthetics to assess the patient treatment experience. Photo provided by Kinematix. You may not know that diabetic patients commonly express concern about foot ulcers. According to WebMD, this is because these patients have an increased risk of complication with wound healing. Decreased blood flow and a…
SunSprite: Shedding Light on Seasonal Depression

SunSprite: Shedding Light on Seasonal Depression »

SunSprite is a wearable sunlight tracker. Photo provided. New Englanders are a hearty bunch, but that doesn’t mean some of us aren’t susceptible to seasonal depression. Also called seasonal affective disorder (SAD), this type of depression is related to the changing of the seasons. And according to the Mayo Clinic, SAD…

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