Distribution Resources


Clinical Innovation Programs

Gosnold Innovation Center
Innovation center at addiction/recovery treatment facility 
MGH Healthcare Transformation Lab
Innovation center for Massachusetts General Hospital 
Partners Center for Connected Health
Technology development and commercialization resource for the Partners Healthcare system 
Robert and Rene Belfer Office for Dana-Farber Innovation
Facilitates the transfer of research innovations from the laboratory to the clinic through timely commercialization, and helps Dana-Farber investigators create these innovations through external...
Innovation center for Baystate Health system 

Company / Product Development

Health IT Vendor Directory
The Vendor Directory provides a view on the array of Health IT products offered in the market. Users can use filters to search for HIT products by specialty and product type. 
MassTech Business Assistance Program
What the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative offers in business assistance to potential companies relocating here. 
MIT Innovation Initiative Healthcare Resources
Aggregated digital health resources from across the MIT community 
The Engine
The Engine at MIT offers comprehensive support for entrepreneurs committed to societal impact through scientific and technological breakthroughs. 

Data Resources

All-Payer Claims Database (APCD)
Comprehensive source of health claims, eligibility, product and provider data from public and private payers in Massachusetts, containing information on the vast majority of Massachusetts residents....
Audited Financial Information
CHIA collects quarterly and annual standardized financial information from hospitals. These filings represent cumulative, year-to-date data from the hospital’s balance sheet, statement of operations...
Case Mix (Hospital Discharge) Database
Comprehensive database of acute care hospital discharges. Information is segmented between ED, inpatient, and outpatient observation stay. Includes demographics, visit data (e.g., date, admission...
Chapter 55 Data Linkage
A novel data model that allows for simultaneous analysis of 10 datasets with information relevant to opioid deaths. Led by DPH with key partners including MassIT, CHIA, MassHealth, OCME, and DOC....
Health Policy Commission Cost Trends Reports
Cost Trends Reports present an overview of health care spending and delivery trends in Massachusetts, evaluates progress in key areas, and makes recommendations for strategies to increase quality and...
Health Policy Commission Registered Provider Organization Program
The Massachusetts Registration of Provider Organizations (MA-RPO) Program is a first-in-the-nation initiative to collect information about the corporate, contracting, and clinical relationships of...
HPC DataPoints
A series of online briefs created by the Health Policy Commission that spotlight new research and data findings relevant to the HPC's mission to drive down the cost of health care. HPC DataPoints...
Mass HIway Directory
The Mass HIWay Directory lists healthcare organizations enrolled in the Mass HIway, ranging from practices to hospitals, covering primary, ambulatory, acute, long-term, post-acute, behavioral health...
MeHI Consumer and Provider Health IT Research Study
The 2014 MeHI Consumer and Provider Health IT Research Study provides a look into the ways that health IT is used and perceived by Massachusetts healthcare providers and consumers across various...
MeHI Digital Health Caregiver Survey
Sponsored by MeHI and conducted by The MassINC Polling Group, this report identifies key challenges faced by Massachusetts family caregivers and offers insight to help entrepreneurs develop solutions...
Provider Cost Reports
CHIA collects annual cost reports from a variety of health care providers (e.g., hospitals, community health centers, nursing homes and their realty/management companies, and adult day health...
Standard Statistics
CHIA regularly reports on a variety of standard statistics that measure the performance of the Massachusetts health care system. Included among these are statewide health care spending, provider...
TechSpring Analytics
Provides data analytics resources in a community healthcare setting 

Events / Networking

Mass Digital Health Events Calendar
Community digital health conference and events aggregator 
MassChallenge Calendar of Events
Stay connected by frequently visiting the upcoming events listed on MassChallenge's website. 
MassChallenge HealthTech Calendar
Calendar of events organized by MassChallenge HealthTech
Medtech Boston Events Calendar
Curated digital health events calendar 
Monthly digital health meetup events organized by PULSE@MassChallenge 
Tap Into TechSpring
Monthly digital health meetup events 

Funding Resources

New England Venture Capital Association (NEVCA)
The NEVCA is a network, a catalyst, an advocate, and a resource – working to make New England the best place in the world to start, grow, and invest in companies. 
SBIR/STTR Health-Related Funding Opportunities
SBIR and STTR funding opportunities for healthcare related technologies 

Interoperability / Integration

1upHealth FHIR Platform
1upHealth facilitates access to both clinical and claims data across systems by converting it into the FHIR® format. 
The Mass HIway
The Mass HIway, operated by EOHHS and overseen by the Health Information Technology Council, is a secure health information exchange accessible to all healthcare systems statewide. It provides a...

Piloting / Validation

TechSpring Projects Program
Offers piloting / clinical validation opportunities through the Baystate healthcare system 
The Digital Health Sandbox Network and Grant Program
Massachusetts is home to a variety of cutting-edge research and development facilities, or ‘sandboxes.’ These organizations provide a wide range of services supporting the lifecycle of validation and...

Simulation / Labs

Carl J. Shapiro Simulation and Skills Center
Surgical simulation center at Beth Israel Deaconness Medical Center 
Goldstein Simulation Center
Healthcare simulation laboratory at Northeastern University 
Harvard Center for Medical Simulation
Simulation training at CMS gives healthcare providers a new and enlightening perspective on how to handle real medical situations. Through high-fidelity scenarios that simulate genuine crisis...
An independent, non-profit organization serving as the innovation hub for robotics and connected devices. Through programming and events, they help bring together innovative startups and existing...
The Medical Electronic Device Research Center at MIT establishes a partnership among the microelectronics industry, the medical devices industry, medical professionals, and MIT. Working together,...
MIT Age Lab
The MIT AgeLab is a multidisciplinary research program that works with business, government, and NGOs to improve the quality of life of older people and those who care for them. 
NERVE Center at UMass Lowell
The New England Robotics Validation and Experimentation (NERVE) Center at the University of Massachusetts Lowell is a dedicated research, testing, and training facility. The mission of the NERVE...
STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation
The Neil and Elise Wallace STRATUS Center for Medical Simulation is one of the most comprehensive and technologically-advanced medical training centers in the world, backed by the world-class...
The Medical Device Plug-and-Play Interoperability & Cybersecurity (MD PnP) Program
The MD PnP Program is based at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), one of the nation’s best clinical, research, and teaching hospitals; and affiliated with Mass General Brigham (MGB) health...


MassEcon Location Search Support
MassEcon works cooperatively with the Massachusetts Office of Business Development, real estate brokers, site location consultants, and state, regional, and local economic development officials to...


MassTech Intern Partnership
State program offering matching funds for digital health startups to hire local interns