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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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MassChallenge HealthTech to host virtual COVID-19 Innovation Summit with Massachusetts organizations and healthcare leaders

March 16, 2020

Source: MassChallenge HealthTech

MassChallenge, the Boston-based accelerator, is hosting a virtual COVID-19 Innovation Summit on March 25th from 11AM – 1PM EST. Register now to participate in this timely and thoughtful conversation with innovators looking to combat the outbreak. 

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How Boston-based Startups Are Tackling Loneliness, Food Insecurity, and Addiction

March 10, 2020

Source: MassDigitalHealth.org Editors

While the COVID-19 outbreak is the leading health issue today, the world is also facing ongoing challenges like loneliness, food insecurity, and addiction that need to be addressed. Get to know three Massachusetts-based digital health startups that are tackling the massive societal problems that will still be here long after we contain COVID-19. 

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Six Questions with MIT Hacking Medicine’s Freddy Nguyen

March 3, 2020

Source: MassDigitalHealth.org Editors

​MIT Hacking Medicine started small in 2011 but today its Grand Hack event in April attracts over 400 people from all over the world. What is it about this event and the Massachusetts digital health ecosystem that attracts so many people to Cambridge every year? We talked with MIT Hacking Medicine’s Freddy Nguyen to learn more about how this event started, how it has grown, and what we can expect at this year’s event in April.

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How One Massachusetts Digital Health Startup is Confronting the Coronavirus

February 24, 2020

Source: MassDigitalHealth.org Editors

Boston-based digital health startup Buoy Health and Boston Children’s Hospital are working together with the CDC to help everyday people better understand what’s real and what’s fake about the coronavirus. Read more about how these kinds of collaborations on major challenges happen every day in Massachusetts.

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The Future of AI in Massachusetts Healthcare

February 14, 2020

Source: MassDigitalHealth.org Editors

MassChallenge HealthTech recently convened entrepreneurs, developers, and AI enthusiasts from across Massachusetts to engage in a wide ranging discussion on AI and its growing role in health care. The event featured Boston University Professor Jayakanth Srinivasan and leaders from the Boston-based AI startups Vyasa Analytics and Posh. Read more about what they had to say about the future of AI.

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Why TEDMED Chose Boston

February 11, 2020

Source: MassDigitalHealth.org Editors

TEDMED is bringing their signature annual event to Boston for the first time this March. The theme of this year’s event is ‘Make Way For Wonder,’ something TEDMED COO Shirley Bergin said fits well with the energy and activity in the Massachusetts digital health ecosystem. “There is so much happening in Boston in the world of health and medicine,” Bergin said in a recent interview.

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Meet the 12 Massachusetts Companies in the 2020 MassChallenge HealthTech Cohort

January 28, 2020

Source: MassDigitalHealth.org Editors

Did you know that 12 of the 27 MassChallenge HealthTech startups are based in Massachusetts? Some of the world’s top health tech startups are headquartered right here in the ‘Commonwealth of HealthTech’. Learn about these innovative companies engaging in the Boston-based accelerator.

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Baker-Polito Administration and WPI Cut Ribbon on New Healthcare Technology R&D Facility in Worcester​

January 14, 2020

Source: Press Release

WORCESTER - Housing and Economic Development Secretary Mike Kennealy and Worcester Polytechnic Institute President Laurie Leshin joined leaders from across Central Massachusetts and the healthcare technology community to officially open the new PracticePoint facility at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI). 

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There are over 1,600 Digital Health Jobs Open in Massachusetts

January 14, 2020

Source: MassDigitalHealth.org Editors

Are you looking to kick off the New Year with a new job? With over 1,600 digital health job openings in Massachusetts, there is something for everyone who is looking to make an impact within the healthcare industry. Whether you are looking for a job in the Greater Boston area or the Berkshires, you will find your next opportunity on the Massachusetts Digital Health Jobs Board.

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Six Massachusetts Digital Health Events to Kick Off 2020

January 6, 2020

Source: MassDigitalHealth.org Editors

January is a busy month on the Massachusetts digital health calendar so get up to speed with these six handpicked events happening around the state. Remember to keep an eye on MassDigitalHealth.org for more industry events and discover why the world comes to Massachusetts for healthcare innovation. Remember: If you don’t see your event listed you can submit it on your own here.

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