Next year is going to be the year of “collaborative health.” We will see exciting new combinations of technology, data, and people that elevate the impact each has on the outcomes, costs and quality of care delivery.
Read MoreTo track a killerVecna tests Ebola technology in Monrovia
A Cambridge builder of health information systems is testing two pioneering medical technologies in West Africa that could help limit the transmission of Ebola from patients to doctors.
An electronic health record system and a robot with a two-way communication system — basically an iPad on wheels — are among the tools Deborah Theobald, co-founder of Vecna Technologies, brought to Monrovia, Libera, in late November. Read MoreSurvey SaysPartners HealthCare announces new platform to help companies survey patients
The Center for Connected Health at Partners HealthCare has created a secure survey tool to help medical product makers and investors get feedback from patients and customers. The new mobile app and Web-based survey tool called cHealth Compass will charge companies for the service and pay survey takers for their time.
Giving thanks is fine, Giving a Sh$t is better, but giving up some of your health data will make a difference.
That's what Jamie Heywood and his team at Patients Like Me hope. On Tuesday, the health data portal for people with chronic conditions launched a 24-day drive to encourage new patients to sign up and share their health data before Christmas Day. Read More
Get your tissue boxes ready: It's just a few weeks before we hit peak flu. In preparation, a group at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital are testing a novel way to track the virus in real time, and are calling on sniffly and sneezing New Englanders for help. Read Moresmall wondersKid-friendly health apps emerge at Boston Children's hackathon
A robotic doctor built for space travel and a camera that can track your body’s health by peering into your retina are two finalists in the Nokia Sensing XChallenge. Both technologies are built in Cambridge.Read More
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