Digital Accessibility in Healthcare (Feb 11, 2020)

Last week  HealthTech Build examined digital accessibility in healthcare.  The event was generously hosted by ASICS Digital. To start the event, Geoff Freed from Perkins Access presented about digital accessibility for healthcare apps and services. Perkins Access, the consulting division of Perkins School for the Blind, provides professional services to organizations around the world who wish […]

Trends in Telehealth (Dec 10, 2019)

The HealthTech Build event on telehealth was hosted in the beautiful new Well-B innovation space in the Prudential Mall in Back Bay, part of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts.  As part of the event, Well-B offered extended viewing hours for their very relevant exhibit on the Connected Home. In the midst of a circle […]

Clinical Trials Technology (Nov 5, 2019)

We had a great event last week on clinical trials.  A big thanks to our speakers:  Carrie Northcott of Pfizer, Melissa Naylor of Takeda, and Wendy R. Sanhai of Deloitte.  Also thanks to our host RightPoint Boston and our event partner the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association. Here are ten takeaways from the discussion: Digital endpoints have […]

Digital Care for Chronic Care Conditions (Oct 1, 2019)

Event hosted by HealthTech Build on October 1st, 2019 Michael Sturmer, SVP Health Services Segment, Livongo Maria-Louisa Izamis, Innovation Program Director, Philips Piali De PhD, Founder & CEO, Senscio Systems Patricia Bloom MD, Clinician Investigator, Massachusetts General Hospital Jonah Comstock (Moderator), Director of Content & Editor in Chief, HIMSS Media A little nudge can dramatically […]

Summer Liquidity Networking Event (Aug 13, 2019)

Join us to raise a glass for this summer’s recent healthtech IPO successes. 2019 has been a milestone year for the healthtech sector, and we look forward to this trend continuing. The companies going public this summer include: Livongo – Technology for personalized tracking and actionable feedback for people with chronic conditions. LVGO (NASDAQ). Phreesia – Automation […]

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 […]

FEBRUARY 2019 – Innovation at the FDA: Introduction to MyStudies, An Open Source App and Platform for Patient Research

Join us for our kickoff event for 2019! When: February 5th, 5:30 – 7:30PM Where: WPI Seaport, 303 Congress Street, Boston Space is limited and pre-registration is required – Register Now Join us for networking and a cutting-edge discussion of the FDA’s new open source research app platform called MyStudies. This new digital platform, announced […]

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 […]