Industry News


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 Launches Applications for 2020 Accelerator

September 10, 2019

Source: MassChallenge HealthTech

MassChallenge, a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, today opened applications for the 2020 cohort of MassChallenge HealthTech. MassChallenge HealthTech accelerates innovation in the healthcare industry by connecting later-stage, digital health startups with industry champions to address some of our greatest healthcare challenges. Startups that have raised up to $10M in equity-based funding and have generated up to $10M in revenue are invited to apply by October 8, 2019 at 12:00PM (noon) ET.

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Baker-Polito Administration Releases New Report on Massachusetts Digital Health Initiative

September 9, 2019

Source: Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development

BOSTON - Monday, September 9, 2019 -- Governor Charlie Baker today officially released the results of a new report from the Massachusetts Digital Health Council during his remarks at MassBIO’s inaugural Digital Health Impact 2019 event held in Boston. The report tracks the progress of the Massachusetts Digital Health Initiative, a public-private effort launched in January 2016 to boost the rapidly growing sector that sits at the intersection of healthcare and technology.

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Accelerating Health Tech Innovation through Strategic Partnerships

September 3, 2019

Source: Mass Digital Health editors

MassChallenge HealthTech, MCHT, is one of the preeminent digital health accelerator of Massachusetts. Since 2016, MCHT has accelerated healthcare innovation by matching top digital health startups from around the world with industry-leading partners to solve challenges in healthcare. 

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Governor Charlie Baker to Deliver Remarks at MassBio’s Digital Health Impact 2019 During Biotech Week Boston

August 28, 2019

Source: Massachusetts Biotechnology Council

The Massachusetts Biotechnology Council announced that Governor Charlie Baker will deliver remarks at its upcoming Digital Health Impact 2019 conference which makes its debut on opening day of Biotech Week Boston on September 9th.

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Pharma and Digital Health, a Marriage Made in Mass.

August 20, 2019

Source: editors

Did you know that Boston holds an unparalleled record with more funding from the National Institutes of Health than any other city in the United States, for 24 consecutive years and counting?

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How Digital Health Solutions in Massachusetts and Beyond Can Save 3 Million Mothers and Babies

August 9, 2019

Source: editors

Massachusetts is the country’s leading innovation hub and, with the heightened interest and recognition of the value of digital technologies to advance health, digital health innovation is emerging as a powerful means to the end of infant and maternal mortality. So, the question is: How can digital health impact maternal and child health in Massachusetts, the United States, and the world?

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Top 5 Reasons to Move to Massachusetts for Digital Health

August 5, 2019

Source: editors

Exploring why healthcare and tech professionals are ‘shipping up to Boston’ and other Massachusetts towns to fill Digital health jobs. 

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Massachusetts: A Top Location for Digital Health Investment

July 23, 2019

Source: editors

Several reports from national organizations look into the funding landscape to provide intel on how Massachusetts and Boston in particular, are doing as a digital health investment hub, and point to some potential headwinds nationally. 

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Top Digital Health Industry Revolutionaries

July 8, 2019

Source: editors

We salute five leaders in venture capitalism, academic medical centers, digital health startups, health policy, and health insurance leading healthcare innovation in the Commonwealth.

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MassChallenge HealthTech Finale Winners React To Win

July 3, 2019

Source: MassDigitalHealth editors

We caught up with the award winners at the 2019 MassChallenge HealthTech Finale to get their reaction to winning, their thoughts on the Massachusetts digital health ecosystem, and find out what their experiencing in the latest MCHT cohort was like.

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