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Below you can find digital health industry news, including recently published articles, announcements, opinion pieces from industry thought leaders, event recaps, and profiles of featured Massachusetts digital health companies.
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Source: Becker's Health IT & CIO Review
By: Max Green
The following nine cities are likely to play important roles in changing the face of digital health as we know it today in just few short years.
Source: MedCity News
By Stephanie Baum
MassChallenge, a Boston-based accelerator, has launched a digital health accelerator, PULSE@Mass Challenge, and is seeking applications. The new program at Mass Challenge is part of a push to make Boston a digital health hub.
Source: Boston Business Journal
By Jessica Bartlett
General Electric Co. is sponsoring five groups of innovators working on potential solutions to the opioid crisis.
Source: Boston Globe
By Priyanka Dayal McCluskey
IBM is making a big bet on health care, and it’s doing it here in the technology and life sciences hub of Massachusetts. Since IBM Watson Health was launched in 2015, the company has made four acquisitions worth about $4 billion and forged numerous partnerships with major hospitals, drug makers, and other companies.
Source: Governor's Office & Housing and Economic Development
Research and Development Grant from Massachusetts Technology Collaborative will Support Regional Growth in Data Science, Cybersecurity, FinTech, and Digital Health InnovationLearn More
By Michaela N. Vincent, CNN
It may not be Silicon Valley but it's where many tech companies of the East want to be.
Kendall Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is home to 800 companies, from startups to MIT. Even Google and Microsoft have satellite offices there.
Source: Boston Business Journal
By: Sara Castellanos, Technology Editor
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker has signed a $1 billion economic development bill into law that is expected to have wide-ranging impacts on the Bay State's startup and innovation economy.
Source: HHS.gov U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
Speaking at the annual Health Datapalooza conference today, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M.Learn More
Arsenal Health was athenahealth’s first investment via the ‘More Disruption Please’ (MDP) Accelerator and benefitted from direct access to athenahealth’s internal resources, expertise, and network of over 75,000 providers. The acquisition will make Arsenal Health’s schedule optimization solution widely available as a native part of athenaNet – moving Arsenal Health from third-party service delivered via the athenahealth® Marketplace to a native capability that will be available to customers via athenaCoordinator.Learn More
Source: Massachusetts Digital Health Initiative
We recently shared an announcement of the new Boston-based innovation hub for digital health startups.
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