News from Mass Digital Health - March 2020
Digital Health a Focus Area of MassTech Intern Stipend Program
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If you are hiring interns this summer you will want to take advantage of the MassTech Intern Partnership. Massachusetts companies can be reimbursed for up to 50% of an intern's hourly wage up to $8 per hour for a total of $3,200/year per individual intern . Digital Health companies may apply for up to 3 interns in 2020. All interns must be paid as employees, not contractors, with required payroll withholdings.  Read more.
Iora Health raises $126M in series F funding round
Boston-based Iora Health, a startup focused on the operation of primary care clinics, just completed a $126 million round of series F funding. To date, the company has raised over $346 million. In 2018 the company raised $100 million in a series E round. The company has doubled the number of primary care clinics it operates from 24 in 2018 to 48 today. Read more.
Health Data Analytics Institute raises $16 million for AI platform
The Dedham-based Health Data Analytics Institute raised $16 million for an AI platform that predicts a range of clinical and financial outcomes, from in-hospital complications and mortality risk to total cost of care and risks of developing chronic conditions. The model has been trained on data from over 100 million people in the U.S. and over 20 years of follow-up records. HDAI employs 25 people. Read more .
Explore the Mass Digital Health Jobs Board
The Mass Digital Health Jobs Board is the place to go if you are looking for a career in digital health. With over 1,700 posted positions from over 350 companies, it’s the only jobs board 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. Start your search today at

Don’t see your company’s jobs posted? Send an email to Paul Bosco ( ) to get started.   
Apply for the Digital Health Sandbox Program
Do you run a test environment for digital health startups? Is your startup looking for an R&D facility where you can further develop your product? MeHI is seeking applications for both Massachusetts companies and sandboxes through the Digital Health Sandbox Program.  Read More .
Price is Your Right Challenge Winners
In the final round of the Price Is Your Right Design Challenge, six finalists submitted video pitches to more deeply explain their designs for platforms that better present healthcare cost data to help patients make decisions on where to get their care . The Professional Grand Prize Winner, HSRI Data Miners, and the Student Grand Prize Winner, HealthyCent$, are both Massachusetts based teams and each received a $2,000 prize.  Read More and see their video pitches .
Mass Digital Health Roundup

  • 2020 On-site was profiled in Americaninno. The Boston-based mobile vision care firm has expanded its customer base to over 450 corporate clients and now has physical operations in Chicago and Atlanta.
Upcoming Events
Virtual COVID-19 Innovation Summit

Date & Time : March 25th,11:00 am - 1:00 pm

 MassChallenge HealthTech is convening a virtual gathering of public and private leaders from the Massachusetts digital health ecosystem working to address the COVID-19 pandemic. The Boston-based accelerator will stream the COVID-19 Innovation Summit live beginning at 11 a.m.
Health Experience Design Conference

Date & Time : April 14 & 15, 2020

HXD 2020 will be a 100% virtual conference!

 The annual HXD conference provides a unique crossroads for a diverse community of researchers, developers, creators, and practitioners to help humanize our health system and accelerate its transformation.
This newsletter is curated by the Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech as a coordinating entity for the Mass Digital Health Initiative, a public-private partnership building a stronger and more competitive digital health ecosystem across the Commonwealth. Learn more at .

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