Understanding the Digital Revolution in Medical Devices (Apr 10, 2019)

By Matt Gross If a ride-sharing app can detect when a passenger is having a heart attack, should that app be allowed to notify clinical staff?  That scenario was among the challenging digital health topics tackled at a recent HTB Boston event by experts from Boston Scientific, Medtronic, Analytics 4 Life, and Outcome Capital. While […]

Innovation at the FDA & the MyStudies App (Feb 5, 2019)

By Matt Gross Nobody knows better than the FDA that gathering real world evidence is challenging.  A new initiative called FDA MyStudies offloads the burden of technology infrastructure while making participant engagement as easy as checking an Instagram feed or ordering an Uber. Last week at HealthTech Build in the Boston Seaport an interactive audience […]

NOVEMBER 2018 – Software as a Medical Device

Join us for our kickoff event for the HealthTech Boston group of Mobile Monday Boston. A new era for digital therapeutics:  Medical treatments that incorporate software running on patient’s personal devices are starting to gain widespread acceptance.  Several new companies are building treatment pipelines of mobile apps that can be prescribed and reimbursed by insurance.  Meanwhile […]

Recap of 5/23/16 Event: Mobile Technology for the Ebola Epidemic in West Africa

Here is a recap from our event on Mobile Monday May 23rd.  Many thanks to Microsoft for hosting us. Speakers: Dimagi CEO Jonathan JacksonPartners in Health, Specialists Ermyas Birru and Aaron WhiteVitalWave, Senior Technical Advisor, Jonathan Payne Some key use cases for mHealth are contact tracing over time, training health workers (quickly) in symptom identification, and data sharing […]