News Release: athenahealth Announces Acquisition of Arsenal Health, formerly known as Smart Scheduling, Inc.
April 14, 2016
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.
Mass. Digital Health Initiative: Progress Update
March 8, 2016
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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Medical technology meets plastics innovation during Massachusetts Medtech Week
March 4, 2016
Source: Plastics Today
By Norbert Sparrow
Massachusetts Medtech Week returns to Boston next month, when the BIOMEDevice Boston conference and expo, co-located with PLASTEC New England, Design & Manufacturing New England and the Embedded Systems Conference, brings together medtech engineers and innovators with hundreds of suppliers of products and services. Two conference tracks will explore medical device design and biomedical innovation in the company of industry experts, while Center Stage and Tech Theater hold court on the show floor hosting technology and product briefs. For the second year in a row, the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC), the largest regional medical device association in the country, is holding its annual conference in conjunction with the event.
UnitedHealth unit to hire hundreds for new Fenway office
February 10, 2016
Source: Boston Business Journal / Healthcare Inc.
Boston - A subsidiary of health care giant UnitedHealth Group is taking a giant leap from the suburbs to relocate to Boston’s Fenway neighborhood, with plans to move 400 employees to new office space and hire an additional 400.
Philadelphia health tech firm sets up Charlestown innovation lab
February 5, 2016
Source: Boston Business Journal
Charlestown - When pharmaceutical and biotech companies are developing drugs, they reach out to ERT to help manage the clinical trial process.
But the Philadelphia-based company is going a step further starting this month, opening a 5,410-square-foot innovation lab at its existing Charlestown campus to encourage partnerships with other companies. The goal is to collect data for clinical trials in a more streamlined way, using upcoming technology and integrating with existing technology to study drugs and their effect.