News from Mass Digital Health - 2020
Three Massachusetts Companies Recognized with Good Tech Awards By New York Times
Kevin Roose of The New York Times selected three Massachusetts companies for his annual list of companies that “don’t always make headlines but that improve people’s lives in tangible ways,” known as the Good Tech Awards. DynamiCare, BioBot Analytics, and Pear Therapeutics all received recognition for their work on the opioid crisis. Read more.
Berkshire Health Technology Challenge
Applications for the Berkshire Health Technology Challenge (BHTC) are now open and will remain available until January 26. The startup that presents the most scalable and investable healthcare products or services will receive $25,000 in equity-free seed funding. Read more about how to apply.
Banner Health Deploys Buoy Health AI-Powered Digital Triage Tool
Boston-based Buoy Health launched a new digital triage tool, Buoy Assistant, to provide Banner Health's patients with real time, personalized clinical decision support as they navigate their health care. 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 nearly 2,000 posted positions from over 330 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.   
The Right Care 4 You Grant Program
The deadline for Concept Papers for the Right Care 4 You Grant Program is fast approaching. The Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (MeHI)'s new grant program will provide $500,000 to pilot digital health technologies at employer organizations to help reduce healthcare costs. Through the program, MeHI hopes to both reduce healthcare costs for Massachusetts employers and for the Commonwealth as a whole, and develop success stories for Massachusetts digital health companies. Concept papers are due January 30th. Learn more .
Explore the Digital Health Sandbox Network
Is your startup looking for an R&D facility where you can further develop your product? Learn more about the four unique facilities in MeHI's Digital Health Sandbox Network and how they could support your company.  Read More .
Upcoming Mass Digital Health Events
Beyond Bits to Bytes: Looking to the Future in Imaging and
Data Science
Date & Time: Mon day, January 13, 2020 - 3:00pm

Hosted by the Mass Life Sciences Center, this event will feature a panel discussion covering a wide range of topics, including requirements and standards for generating useful data, patient privacy, barriers to adoption, and workforce training challenges.
MassChallenge HealthTech Opening Night
Date & Time: Thurs day, January 16, 2020 - 6:00pm

Network with top influencers including MassChallenge HealthTech alumni, partners, mentors, health tech startups and digital health innovation enthusiasts at this event celebrating the 27 startups in the 2020 cohort.
2020 Northeast Nurse Leadership Summit
Date & Time: Wednes d ay, January 22, 2020 - 11:30am

Meditech is bringing together nurse executives from New England, New York, and New Jersey for the Northeast Nurse Leadership Summit to share future plans for our solutions, solicit your feedback, and collaborate to help shape the future of nursing.
JP Morgan Conference Review and Winter Social with
Lightning Pitches
Date & Time: Mon day, January 27, 2020 - 7:30am

Make new connections and hear the latest industry updates at New England Healthcare Executive Network’s 6th Annual Winter Networking Social with Lightning Pitches.
Patient Safety in a Digital World - International Symposium
Date & Time: Tuesd ay, January 28, 2020 - 3:00pm

Join with fellow thought leaders for an international discussion on advancing healthcare via digital disruption and literally moving the needle on patient safety, significantly reducing the incidence of adverse events across the U.S. and Europe. 
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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