Mass Digital Health News
MassChallenge HealthTech Celebrates Four Massachusetts Companies at Finale Event
Four Massachusetts companies took home prizes at the MassChallenge HealthTech Finale event. 1upHealth, a patient data aggregation platform, took home not one but two awards, including the big $100,000 Diamond Award. Other winners include Pixm, a cybersecurity startup focused on stopping phishing attacks and Marigold Health, a text-based group therapy app. Harvard Pilgrim Health Care received the inaugural “Champion of the Year Award”. Read more
How Women In Digital Health Are Leading The Charge To Revolutionize Disparities In LGBTQ+ Health
Digital health technology transforms healthcare every day, innovating the future of medicine, but LGBTQ+ health, as it exists today, is often left in the past. Take a look at some of the major strides Massachusetts digital health startups are making to improve the quality of care available to the LGBTQ+ community. Read more
Five Digital Health Startup Revolutionaries You Should Know
Massachusetts digital health companies are driving change in healthcare every day. Take a look at five of the Commonwealth-based digital health startups that are revolutionizing fundamental areas of the healthcare world. Read more
11th Annual mHealth and Telehealth World Summit
The 11 th Annual mHealth and Telehealth Summit will take place July 31 -August 1 in Boston. This is an exceptional opportunity to learn how leading provider and payer organizations use digital health to improve health care delivery and achieve the Triple Aim (and how you can, too). Learn how thought leaders from across the country are implementing innovative digital solutions to control costs, and improve access to care and care coordination. Learn More
Food as Medicine Gets a Scalable Software Solution
New software and services are being developed to enable healthcare providers, health systems, payers and employee health benefit providers to quickly generate a personalized nutrition program for a patient based on their health condition. Software developed by Lighter, a Massachusetts based company and part of the 2019 MassChallenge HealthTech cohort, can integrate with grocery delivery vendors such as Amazon, Instacart, and Peapod for added convenience. Read more
Explore the Mass Digital Health Jobs Board
The recently revamped Mass Digital Health Jobs Board is the place to go if you are looking for a career in digital health. With nearly 2,000 posted positions from over 330 companies, it’s the only jobs board solely dedicated to digital health in Massachusetts. Plus, it’s updated daily with new openings and allows you to search for openings in 12 different fields in the digital health ecosystem.

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Participate in Nationwide Startup Research by NYU
NYU School of Law is conducting a nationwide survey on the regulatory challenges faced by technology startups. This large scale survey, believed to be the first of its kind, will help inform policy recommendations and is open through July 8th. Take five minutes and participate here .
Mass Digital Health Roundup

  • UnitedHealth Group acquired PatientsLikeMe, a Cambridge based company. PatientsLikeMe’s online platform offers those with a chronic condition the opportunity to track and share symptoms and treatment experiences, contribute data for research and connect with others who are going through similar situations.Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. 

Upcoming Mass Digital Health Events
Tap into TechSpring: Aging & Caregiving - Easing the Burden
Date & Time: July 11, 2019 - 5:00 pm

This month, innovations in aging and caregiving will be highlighted, including how they’re shaping the future of healthcare. With an introduction from Laurance Stuntz, Director of the Massachusetts eHealth Institute, and the opportunity to learn from a community of caregivers, it'll be an inspirational and honest cafe-style evening where participants will explore the taboo subject of getting old and the burden of care.
Pop Health: Bridging Social Services & Healthcare
Date & Time: July 12, 2019 - 12:00 pm

Join TechSpring for an open door meetup to increase visibility and communication around projects that bridge the clinical-community divide as they work together to define and implement "Population Health" in Western Mass.
3rd Annual Nurse Practitioner Entrepreneurship Conference
Date & Time: July 19, 2019 - 8:00 am

This 2-day conference for nurse practitioners combines heavy-hitter panels and interactive breakout sessions allowing you to immerse yourself into pedagogy and conversation that will help you achieve your entrepreneurial goals.
AARP Innovation Labs Grand Pitch
Date & Time: July 25, 2019 - 5:00 pm

Hear high growth startups pitch their solutions for older adults that ease chronic health conditions associated with social isolation.

Vote on the top two startups who will compete at AARP Innovation Lab's Grand Pitch Finale in Washington D.C.

Network with peers and influencers in the AgeTech ecosystem who are fostering innovation for older adults worldwide.
New England Healthcare Executives Network 9th Annual Summer Social
Date & Time: August 5, 2019 - 7:30 am

This program features a number of snapshot presentations, or lightning pitches, from New England’s pre-venture and early stage Life Science and Medical Device companies.
2019 HCEG (Healthcare Executive Group) Annual Forum
Date & Time: September 9, 2019 - 7:00 pm

A forum for senior level healthcare executives to discuss the continuous innovation, evolution and transformation of the industry.
The 6th Annual Thought Leadership on Access Symposium (ATLAS)
Date & Time: September 23, 2019 - 7:00 am

The preeminent patient access conference for hospital and health system leaders, this year's event focuses on expanding boundaries and removing barriers in order to take control of change amid disruption.
NEHI's 2019 Innovators in Health Awards
Date & Time: September 25, 2019 - 7:00 am

NEHI’s Innovators in Health Awards recognizes individuals who have made lasting contributions in health and health care and inspired the community with their vision and achievements. Join NEHI to celebrate this year’s forward-looking leaders and thinkers.
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