MGH/Samsung Mobile Healthcare Hackathon: Meet the Winners

MGH/Samsung Mobile Healthcare Hackathon: Meet the Winners »

MedTech Boston Editor-in-chief Jennifer Joe mentored hackathon participants at the event. Photos by Jim Ryan. Samsung has landed in Boston. Samsung is making a big push into healthcare, putting their money and resources where their mouth is. Not only did they put up $6000 in prize money and give free Samsung Gear S…
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…
Wearables and Analytics Promise a Comprehensive Look at Parkinson’s

Wearables and Analytics Promise a Comprehensive Look at Parkinson’s »

6 Oct, 2014
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Andy Grove, a former Intel CEO, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease after retiring from the company. Recently, he brokered a collaboration between Intel and the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) with a goal of using big data analytics and Intel technology to better study and understand the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. “Intel has created a…
Google Glass at Pri-Med East

Google Glass at Pri-Med East »

15 Sep, 2014
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Yesterday I zoomed down to Boston for the second day of Pri-Med East. Pri-Med is a medical education company with conferences in over 30 cities in the US, online CME offerings, an electronic health record software, and more. Now I'm not a doctor (nor do I play one on TV), but I am the market research manager for Pri-Med. And I had…
7 Wearables You’ll See At Health 2.0’s Fall Conference

7 Wearables You’ll See At Health 2.0’s Fall Conference »

On September 21, 2014, healthcare innovators from across the country will come together in Santa Clara for four days of demos, networking, presentations and inspiration at the Health 2.0 Fall Conference. Attendees will have access to 80 speakers, 30 panels, workshops, discussion sessions and 150 product demos. We'll be there, but we got a sneak peak…
New Report Predicts MedTech Sector Growth

New Report Predicts MedTech Sector Growth »

29 Aug, 2014
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Photo via Pixabay. While the Pharma sector struggled during the first half of 2014, the MedTech sector came out on top, according to new reports from the Evaluate Group. "The most important turnaround for the MedTech sector comes in the form of mega-mergers and acquisitions," Elizabeth Cairns, author of the MedTech…
Google Glass in Medical Education: Tristan Gorrindo’s Perspective

Google Glass in Medical Education: Tristan Gorrindo’s Perspective »

27 Aug, 2014
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Google Glass photo via KevinMD. Tristan Gorrindo is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. As with many medical professionals, he has big hopes for Google Glass - but says that those hopes may be a ways off when it comes…
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…
Can we hack large academic medical center silos (#hackmed)?

Can we hack large academic medical center silos (#hackmed)? »

13 Jul, 2014
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Jennifer Joe, MD, and Timothy Peck, MD, are set to present at South by Southwest V2V this week, speaking on "Hacking Academic Medical Center Silos," also with Usha Periyanayagam, MD, MPH, and Eric Elenko, PhD.  MedTech Boston sat down with them to learn their thoughts. Q: Do you think truly disruptive healthcare solutions can be found…

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