Boston Scientific, Google Look to Jumpstart Digital Health Startups
December 29, 2016
Source: Boston Business Journal
By: Don Seiffert
Boston Scientific has made a name for itself with devices that are implanted into the body to prevent heart attacks. But through its Connected Patient Challenge, launched last month, the company is looking to get more involved in the kind of preventative medicine that’s based on the data generated by doctors, patients and the growth of wearable devices.
Here are the Most Innovative States in America in 2016
December 22, 2016
By: Michelle Jamrisko and Wei Lu
Massachusetts stole a second straight victory in Bloomberg’s ranking of the most innovative U.S. states, a testament to how much the economy’s wheels are greased by investment in higher education and research.
Why Boston? An Interview with American Well Co-Founder Dr. Ido Schoenberg
December 8, 2016
Source: Webside Matters - The Telehealth Report
By: Amanda Guisbond
If you’ve heard of American Well, you know we are a Boston-based digital health company and a leader in the telehealth space. However, many may not realize that our American-born company was founded by two Israeli brothers who still maintain close ties with the Israeli innovation community.
Why Israeli Entrepreneurs Keep Choosing Massachusetts
December 7, 2016
Source: The Boston Globe
By John Harthorne and Ron Liebowitz
When it comes to attracting Israeli entrepreneurs, Boston has proved to be a premier destination for leading startups. As active participants in Boston’s innovation ecosystem, we know from experience that our successes cannot be taken for granted. Each month, more states are sending economic and political delegations to Israel, hoping to attract promising startups — so it’s particularly good news and good timing that Governor Charlie Baker will bring a delegation there this week. While there is much to celebrate, there is even more work for us to do to ensure that we continue to keep our competitive edge.