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NuEyes Launches Pilot Study in Collaboration with Mass. Commission for the Blind & MeHI

July 28, 2020

Source: Press Release

Newport Beach, CA – July 28th, 2020 –NuEyes, a leader in augmented reality (AR) smart glass solutions that empower those that suffer from severe vision loss, today announces a new pilot study in collaboration with the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind (MCB) and Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI). The pilot is being conducted as part of the 2020 MassChallenge HealthTech program, an effort to boost startups at the intersection of healthcare and technology supported by the Massachusetts Digital Health Initiative.

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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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Four Massachusetts Digital Health Events to Close Out 2019

December 3, 2019

Source: MassDigitalHealth editors

There are several digital health events happening in Massachusetts this December and each has something for everyone: startups, investors, job seekers, academics, you name it. In 2020, keep an eye on the Mass Digital Health events calendar to find more industry events – and discover why the world comes to Massachusetts for healthcare innovation. 

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There are 1,700 Digital Health Jobs Open in Massachusetts Right Now

November 26, 2019

Source: MassDigitalHealth.org editors

With over 1,700 digital health job openings, there’s something for everyone on the Massachusetts Digital Health Jobs Board! These jobs range from entry-level positions at established international firms to senior managerial roles at growing startups. Whether you are looking for a job in Boston, Cambridge, Pittsfield, or somewhere in between, you’ll find what you’re looking for at jobs.massdigitalhealth.org

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Massachusetts Expands Digital Health R&D Sandbox Program, Adds Sites in Boston, Cambridge, & WMass

November 12, 2019

Source: Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (MeHI)

The Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (MeHI) has selected three of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ leading healthcare R&D hubs to join the Digital Health Sandbox Network, which connects Massachusetts-based startups to cutting-edge R&D facilities and allows them the opportunity to apply for funding to test their innovations at one of the Network’s labs.

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Massachusetts Expands Digital Health R&D Sandbox Program, Adds Sites in Boston, Cambridge, & WMass

November 12, 2019

Source: Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (MeHI)

The Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (MeHI) has selected three of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ leading healthcare R&D hubs to join the Digital Health Sandbox Network, which connects Massachusetts-based startups to cutting-edge R&D facilities and allows them the opportunity to apply for funding to test their innovations at one of the Network’s labs.

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Active Season in the ‘Silicon Valley of Aging’

November 5, 2019

Source: MassDigitaHealth.org editors

Have you heard about the major wins that took place between the digital health and healthy aging sectors in Massachusetts? Learn more about the recent international aging conference that took place in Boston, plus two big wins at national aging pitch competitions! 

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How an International Organization Plans to Bridge the Digital Health Ecosystems of Boston and Europe

October 28, 2019

Source: MassDigitalHealth.org Editors

Interview with David Guez, MD, Executive Director Innovation and Scouting and founder of WeHealth Digital Medicine.

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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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