Mass Digital Health News
Three Massachusetts Digital Health Collaborations
You Should Know About
Did you know that Massachusetts is home to over 350 digital health companies ? Since 2016, the Massachusetts Digital Health Initiative has been focused on supporting digital health companies, fostering the digital health ecosystem, and bringing jobs to the Commonwealth.

 Read More about three organizations that are driving digital health innovation in MA.
STAT News Launches Weekly Digital Health Newsletter
Mass Digital Health is sponsoring a new weekly Health Tech newsletter from STAT News . Launched in late May, the newsletter provides a weekly digest of what’s happening in the digital health sector here at home and around the world with coverage and analysis from reporters s Rebecca Robbins and Casey Ross. Sign up today to get the next edition in your inbox on Wednesday.
TODAY! MeHI and AGENCY Kick Off 5th Annual Summit with Special Pre-Summit Event
Transforming The Way We Care will focus on identifying key opportunities for the digital health industry to support the unique challenges of informal caregivers. Get to know fellow attendees, hear from experts and workshop your ideas in a collegial setting prior to the main conference. The summit is the only day-long executive conference that's big enough to attract c-suite decision-makers, yet intimate enough to forge meaningful connections. Prepare to elevate your understanding of 'disruptive innovation', hear from the boldest thinkers of our time, and collaborate across industries to shape the future of aging at 2019. 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.
Start your search today at
Nominations Are Open for MassTLC's Annual Awards
The Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC) is seeking nominations for its 2019 Leadership Awards, including an award for ‘Digital Transformation in Healthcare,’ which will recognize an organization that has developed or deployed technology(ies) within the last 12 months in a new or unique way that fundamentally transforms some aspect of their business operations or offerings within the Healthcare industry. Nominations close June 14, 2019. The winners will be announced at Fenway Park on November 6, 2019. Learn More
The Annual HLTH Conference is Coming to Boston in 2021
Jeff Leiden and his team at Vertex persuaded the organizers of HLTH to move the health care conference and its roughly 6,000 attendees from Las Vegas to Boston’s Seaport in October 2021 . The conference relocation was latest win for Leiden and other digital health boosters in the state.
MassMutual To Donate Space To MassChallenge Accelerator Program For Startups
MassMutual recently announced that they are providing an entire floor in their new Seaport office to MassChallenge rent free for five years after the building is completed in 2021. The Springfield-based insurance company is one of the original supporters of the MassChallenge program.
Mass Digital Health Roundup

  • WPI: PracticePoint was featured in a recent article on how health care systems are changing their approaches to digital disruption and innovation.

  • In STAT, Jen Goldsack, Beau Woods, and Eric Perakslis announce the launch of the Digital Medicine Society (DiMe), a professional organization for those from all disciplines that comprise the diverse field of digital medicine.

  • Madaket Health, a “cloud-based medical billing startup” is hiring several engineering positions this month. Interested? Check out their new Harvard Square office space in Boston Inno’s regular ‘Office Envy’ column.

  • Andover-based Capsule Technologies acquired patient safety startup Bernoulli Health

  • A new report from McKinsey finds emerging digital health innovation holds the potential to improve our understanding of patients, enable the delivery of more convenient, individualized care—and create between $350 billion to $410 billion in annual value by 2025.

  • In a recent SEC filing, Boston-based Medically Home Group, reported they raised $10 million in new funding.

Upcoming Mass Digital Health Events
HIMSS Machine Learning & AI for Healthcare
Date: June 13 - 14, 2019

It's here and it's now. The influence of machine learning and artificial Intelligence is being felt throughout healthcare. Whether through clinical use, payments, and more; it has the power to revitalize the industry. But with this comes challenges.Learn how others are addressing these challenges head on at the HIMSS Machine Learning and AI For Healthcare conference in June.
Tap Into TechSpring - America's Opioid Crisis: Innovations for Fighting a Taboo Disease
Date & Time: June 13, 2019 - 5:00 pm

Attend this event to learn about innovative programs being implemented here in Massachusetts, which ranks among the top ten states with the highest rates of opioid deaths in the US. A panel of experts will discuss myths, realities, challenges and opportunities in treating opioid use disorders and how to prevent patients from falling through the cracks during a national crisis.
Meet with… Philips Health Technology Ventures
Date & Time: June 13 , 2019 - 10:30 am

Philips Health Technology Ventures will present an overview of its fund, its investment strategy, primary areas of interest, and a few investment case studies. Plus, connect with them during the networking lunch!
Webinar: The C-section Epidemic
Date & Time: June 20 , 2019 - 2:00 pm

According to the World Health Organization, half of US c-sections are unnecessary, adding $3.4 billion to employer healthcare costs. Not only does that mean employers are paying for unnecessary c-sections, but their employees are facing serious surgeries with potentially life-altering health risks that could be avoided.

Join Dani Bradley, MS, MPH, and Paige Beauchemin, RN on Thursday, June 20 at 2pm EDT for a webinar to learn how a maternity benefits program that gives employees the tools and resources to make informed decisions about their care can dramatically improve outcomes, reduce unnecessary procedures and positively impact your bottom line.
MassChallenge HealthTech Finale
Date & Time: June 25, 2019 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

The 2019 MassChallenge HealthTech Finale brings together our global entrepreneurial community to celebrate the best ideas, technologies and entrepreneurs who are working to solve some of health’s massive challenges.
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