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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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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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Top Digital Health Industry Revolutionaries

July 8, 2019

Source: MassDigitalHealth.org 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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MassChallenge HealthTech Awards More Than $200K in Cash Prizes to Top Digital Health Startups

June 25, 2019

Source: MassChallenge HealthTech

BOSTON - MassChallenge, a global network of zero-equity startup accelerators, today awarded more than $200K in cash prizes to six elite digital health startups from the 2019 HealthTech accelerator.

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The Roles of Health Systems in Sparking Disruption in a Highly Complex Industry

June 6, 2019

Source: Inside Digital Health


By: Jared Kaltwasser

"If there’s one industry that’s ripe for disruption, it’s healthcare.

That’s what many technology and healthcare experts say. And yet there’s a problem. As Tulip Lim, a director for S&P Global Ratings, said in a brief last November, “the industry’s complexity will govern the rate of change.”

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Learn about Top Digital Health Collaborations across the Commonwealth

June 5, 2019

Source: MassDigitalHealth.org editors

Did you know that Massachusetts is home to over 350 digital health companies? While Boston is typically referred to as the biotech hub of the world, the digital health ecosystem is also booming in the Commonwealth. Since 2016, the Massachusetts Digital Health Initiative has been focused on supporting digital health companies, fostering the digital health ecosystem, and bringing jobs to the Commonwealth.

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Baker-Polito Administration Launches Digital Health 'Sandbox' Program for Innovative Startups

April 24, 2019

Source: Office of Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito - Mass.gov

WORCESTER — Governor Baker today announced a new grant program as part of the Administration’s Digital Health Initiative that will provide $500,000 in funding to open doors for healthcare technology startups to access research and development “sandboxes.” Governor Baker made the announcement during a visit with Digital Health Council members at WPI’s PracticePoint, one of the facilities supported by the program, where healthcare startups will be able to test existing technologies and develop new products and services.

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Baker-Polito Administration Funds Aging Innovation Hub in Cambridge

November 1, 2018

Source: Massachusetts eHealth Institute

BOSTON – During an event today at the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) in Kendall Square, the Baker-Polito Administration awarded a $100,000 grant providing seed funding for AGENCY, a new coworking innovation hub for collective impact where entrepreneurs, enterprises, elders, and experts can work side-by-side to explore and apply ideas for aging populations around the globe.  

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MeHI & European Alliance Sign Partnership to Drive Strategic Collaboration Around Digital Health

April 12, 2018

Source: MeHI

The Massachusetts eHealth Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative (MeHI) and the European Connected Health Alliance (ECHAlliance) today announced a new strategic partnership aimed at growing the digital health ecosystems in Massachusetts and Europe. The new agreement between MeHI and ECHAlliance will help advance collaboration, the exchange of ideas, and combine resources to drive the pursuit of real world digital solutions to address the world’s healthcare challenges.

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