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MeHI contributes quotes, articles and thought leadership pieces to various publications on eHealth topics. Equally important, MeHI promotes healthcare organization's Health IT progress and shares current industry events with our stakeholders. Below you will find a combination of articles in which MeHI has been mentioned, articles authored by MeHI, published pieces where Massachusetts healthcare organizations are highlighted, and other relevant Health IT news.

MeHI and partners launch the Massachusetts Caregiver Coalition during National Caregivers Month

December 5, 2019

Source: Massachusetts eHealth Institute

MeHI, in collaboration with leaders from business, health care, education and state government, recently launched the Massachusetts Caregiver Coalition, an initiative to assess and address the needs of unpaid family caregivers across the Commonwealth. Together, we are building a Coalition designed to help improve caregiver quality of life and encourage innovation and technology to support these family caregivers.

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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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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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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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What Can The National Weather Service Teach Us About Disseminating Health Care Price Information?

September 12, 2019

Source: Health Affairs

By: John D. Freedman, Linda R. Green, and Ateev Mehrotra

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the State of New Hampshire, the Massachusetts eHealth Initiative, the Donaghue Foundation, Harvard Medical School’s Department of Health Care Policy, and Freedman Healthcare are partnering to launch a data dissemination challenge that could put health care on the path to following the National Weather Service model of data collection and dissemination.

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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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PULSE@ MassChallenge Announces 2018 Cohort of Top Digital Health Startups

December 14, 2017

Source: PULSE@ MassChallenge

MassChallenge, the most startup-friendly accelerator on the planet, today announced the 32 digital health startups joining the 2018 PULSE@ MassChallenge cohort. Selected from more than 500 applicants from around the world, this year’s cohort represents the most-innovative technologies advancing healthcare and improving patient wellbeing.

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Podcast: “People Want to Get Older and Stay and Continue to Live in the Community That’s Home for Them."

November 28, 2017

Source: Continuum

By: Mike Dunkley, Ken Gordon

The Resonance Test 17 Podcast with Secretary Alice Bonner and Laurance Stuntz on innovations around aging and digital health.

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HUBWeek Panel Presents the Women Behind Digital Health

October 25, 2017

Source: MedTech Boston

As part of the HUB week series, the Massachusetts Digital Health Initiative hosted an Oct. 13 panel entitled “The Women Behind Digital Health.” The panel was moderated by Maeghan Welford, who is the Chief of Staff at Massachusetts Technology Collaborative and a Senior Advisor at the Mass Digital Health Initiative.

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Technology Can Lend a Hand to Family Caregivers

July 30, 2017

Source: Telegram & Gazette

By: Susan Spencer

John Dowd of Worcester moved back home a few years ago to care for his father, who had Alzheimer’s disease, while managing his own job in field service, a position that required him to travel. He relied on a panoply of technology to make it work: internet-connected security cameras, shoes with GPS tracking insoles, door alarms, medication dispensers with alerts, Google Calendar and lots of texting among his eight siblings for the “constant rotation” of people bringing in dinners.

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