MedTech Boston Covering the nexus of healthcare, technology and innovation in Boston and beyond 2018-08-21T19:46:14Z WordPress Bonnie Clipper DNP, RN, MA, MBA, CENP, FACHE <![CDATA[Meet Your New Colleague: the Service Bot]]> 2018-07-10T22:15:44Z 2018-08-01T15:45:34Z The use of service robots is a fairly new and dynamic aspect of the care environment.  Of the various types of robots, service robots are poised]]> 0 Dr. Tiffany Kelley <![CDATA[Nurse Led Innovation]]> 2018-07-09T23:40:34Z 2018-07-05T11:50:45Z Nurses solve problems every day, whether it is at the bedside, out in the community or within various parts of the healthcare system.]]> 0 MTB Staff <![CDATA[Voice-First Technology in Healthcare: A Glimpse into the Future]]> 2018-06-25T20:27:12Z 2018-06-25T18:39:00Z You’ve seen it on the news, and you’ve heard people talking about it: smart speakers, voice assistants, Amazon’s Alexa, Google’s Assistant, Apple’s Siri]]> 0 Emily McNeiece <![CDATA[Overcoming Medical Discrimination Against Transgender Patients in Healthcare]]> 2018-06-11T20:22:11Z 2018-06-11T20:21:33Z Over the years, modern healthcare in the U.S. has made a tremendous amount of progress, whether it be in regard to an increase]]> 0 Dr. Tiffany Kelley <![CDATA[Igniting the Innovative Spark in Nurses through Mindset]]> 2018-06-10T02:23:20Z 2018-06-09T16:52:46Z Every day we read about new technologies and emerging companies working to bring their innovative solutions to market and solve health care challenges]]> 0 MTB Staff <![CDATA[Innovation Booms at 2018 BIO Conference]]> 2018-06-10T02:24:35Z 2018-06-09T15:49:26Z Just this past week, from Monday June 4th to Thursday June 7th, Boston hosted the highly-anticipated 25th annual BIO International Conference. More than]]> 0 James A. Gardner <![CDATA[Pulse@MassChallenge Digital Health Startups Win $200k Cash]]> 2018-06-08T15:15:11Z 2018-06-08T12:21:44Z On Tuesday evening, over 30 digital health startups from Boston’s PULSE@MassChallenge accelerator competed for $200k in cash prizes and national recognition at]]> 0 Leah D'Sa <![CDATA[The Top Clinical Image Analysis Startups]]> 2018-05-29T15:59:13Z 2018-05-28T23:24:39Z Medical imaging is the technique and process of creating visual representations of the interior of a body for clinical analysis and medical intervention.]]> 0 Winnie Wong <![CDATA[Top 5 Gerontechnology Products (To Increase Social Engagement for Seniors)]]> 2018-05-22T23:01:48Z 2018-05-22T22:59:50Z As medicine advances and extends life expectancy, more people are living longer than ever before. Joseph Coughlin, the director of the MIT AgeLab,]]> 1 Leah D'Sa <![CDATA[Top Clinician Collaboration Tech Startups]]> 2018-05-22T02:45:50Z 2018-05-22T02:45:05Z In medicine, communication between clinicians is critical; however, advances in medical technology doesn’t always result in better communication. According to a 2015 NCBI]]> 0