Healthcare Unbound Conference Coming

The Tenth Annual Healthcare Unbound Conference and Exhibition organized by the Center for Business Innovation (TCBI) and the Collaborative Health Consortium (CHC) will be held July 11-12, 2013 at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in Denver. (more…)

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PCORI Names Challenge Winner

On June 3, 2013, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) announced the winners of the “PCORI Challenge’, a competition to find innovative ways to connect patients and researchers as partners to advance patient-centered Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER).  (more…)

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Company Launches New Product

Great Lakes NeuroTechnologies has just launched the Kinesia ProView™ capable of visualizing motor symptom severity response during programming of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for Parkinson’s disease. DBS represents a growing therapy for movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease as current estimates indicate a $500 million global market with projections to over $1 billion by 2020. (more…)

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10th Annual Connected Health Symposium Scheduled For October; Call for Demonstrations Announced

This year marks a significant milestone for the Partners Healthcare Center for Connected Health. The organization will be hosting its 10th Annual Connected Health Symposium with a theme of  “Collaborations and Innovations to Engage Patients and Elevate Care.”

The Symposium, which brings together leaders in the fields of health care delivery and design, academics, and technology, will be held October 24-25 in Boston at the Seaport Hotel and World Trade Center. (more…)

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Building the Medical Home

Appearing June 5th before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Health, Thomas J. Foels MD, CMO, Independent Health (IHA) in Buffalo New York, presented testimony at the hearing “Reforming SGR- Prioritizing Quality in a Modernized Physical Payment System”. (more…)

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Device for Paralyzed Veterans

The Technology Transfer Program at the VA is developing an adjustable mouth stick stylus to allow users to effectively use and control tablet computer devices. This technology could benefit individuals with paralysis including those suffering from a stroke or spinal cord injuries. (more…)

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HP Awarded $220 Million Medicaid Contract

HP Enterprise Services announced that it has signed a $220 million contract with the Indiana Department of Administration on behalf of the state’s Family and Social Services Administration. (more…)

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