News from the Mass Digital Health Ecosystem

March 2023

PracticePoint Announces New Equipment and ‘Medical Imaging Day’ Open House on 3/16

Mass Digital Health Sandbox member PracticePoint at WPI recently announced new equipment and services available to their members. To their MRI Imaging Suite, they've added:

  • NordicNeuroLab InroomViewingDevice Portable 40" LCD monitor;
  • MRI conditional anesthesia cart with ventilator and isoflurane vaporizer;
  • Stryker Aria MRI conditional surgical drill; and
  • Medtronic Visualase MRI-guided laser ablation system.

To the Patient Clinical Care Suites, specifically the ICU/NICU Suite, they've added:

  • GE LOGIQ E9 Ultrasound machine with a set of imaging features enabled;
  • Linear probe (L8-18i), Covex (C1-6), and 4D (RAB6-D) ultrasound probes;
  • NDI Aurora electromagnetic tracking system;
  • Rescue Randy bodyweight training mannequin; and
  • Juno clinical skills nursing mannequin.

Interested in seeing their facility? PracticePoint will host a 'Medical Imaging Day' open house on March 16 from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. You can also take a virtual tour by clicking here.

Additional information about PracticePoint's offerings can be found by visiting their website.

To learn more about MeHI's Mass Digital Health Sandbox Program and how your company can access the equipment and resources at PracticePoint and other Sandboxes, click here.

Focus on Jobs

The Mass Digital Health jobs board is the only free resource dedicated to digital health roles in Massachusetts. With over 2,000 open positions at 300+ companies, come find your next career move today.

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Mass Digital Health Roundup

  • Boston-area companies and hospitals are testing out how both AI and VR technologies can enable at-home physical therapy, help patients de-stress in the hospital, train doctors, and more. Read more from BostInno.
Upcoming Events

Innovations in Caregiving Webinar

Join MeHI, MITRE Corporation, and two innovative companies on Thursday, March 23 from Noon-1:00 p.m. for a discussion on developing and validating digital health solutions for family caregivers, part of the 'Innovations in Caregiving' series.

  • Power of Patients, an AI-driven app to help patients and caregivers track their brain injury symptoms and triggers;
  • Kinto, a provider of personal care coaching to family caregivers to support and guide them through one of life’s most challenging journeys; and
  • MITRE, a federally funded research and development center that specializes in bringing innovative ideas into existence.

As finalists in MeHI’s Innovations to Support Caregiving Challenge, Power of Patients and Kinto received grant funding to work with MITRE to further test and validate their solutions.

Join us to hear how MITRE leveraged their resources and subject matter expertise to support these companies in building and testing new features, conduct focus groups, and explore new markets.

Thursday, March 23

Noon - 1:00 p.m.


MIT Hacking Medicine Grand Hack

Are you an innovator, maker, design enthusiast, scientist, nurse, doctor, entrepreneur, programmer, engineer, researcher, artist, UX or CX professional, healthcare futurist? Or someone who's passionate about advancing healthcare?

Then the Boston Grand Hack from MIT Hacking Medicine is for you!

MeHI is proud to be a sponsor of this year's event, which will take place in-person from Thursday, April 20 to Sunday, April 23, 2023, on the MIT campus. The Grand Hack offers a unique opportunity to create something new to drive healthcare innovation forward. This is the weekend to meet, ideate, and hack with hundreds of like-minded entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, and healthcare professionals.

Thursday, April 20 -

Sunday, April 23

MIT Campus

77 Massachusetts Avenue

Cambridge, MA

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E for All Social Impact Pitch Contest

Entrepreneurship for All is hosting a Social Impact Pitch Contest on Thursday, May 1, 2023, from 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in Salem, Mass. The contest will help early-stage entrepreneurs gain valuable exposure and feedback.

The event is a great opportunity to network, validate a business idea, and compete to win a cash prize. A total of four cash prizes will be given out (1st place $1000, 2nd place $750, 3rd place $500, and a $500 Fan Favorite prize). The event is free for entrepreneurs to apply and free for all to attend. The deadline to apply is April 13, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 1

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Peabody Essex Museum

161 Essex Street

Salem, MA

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Three Events Under One Roof:

DeviceTalks, Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum, & Robotics Summit and Expo – May 10-11th, Boston, Mass.

This May, Boston is host to three great events for Massachusetts healthcare, innovation, and technology leaders, all under one roof: 

  • DeviceTalks Boston brings together the “innovators, engineers and executives who are creating life-saving medical devices in an increasingly challenging time.”

  • The Healthcare Robotics Engineering Forum provides attendees with “informed guidance, peer networking opportunities, and hands-on access to the latest robotics enabling technologies…”; &

  • The Robotics Summit & Expo is an “educational forum and expo dedicated to…the design, development, manufacture and delivery of commercial robotics and intelligent systems products and services.”

Massachusetts thoughts leaders are featured at all three events, showcasing the best of our digital health, healthcare, tech, and innovation communities!

Wednesday, May 10 -

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Boston Convention and Exhibition Center

415 Summer Street

Boston, MA 02210

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