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AARP Launches AgeTech Collaborative

November 15, 2021

Source: AARP, Cision PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, On November 15, 2021, AARP launched the AgeTech Collaborative™, "a new platform to help AgeTech innovators generate big new ideas and send thriving products into what's now an $8.3 trillion economy driven by those who are age 50 and older."

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MeHI, Lever Announce Finalists for the first Massachusetts Digital Health COVID-19 Recovery Challenge

September 17, 2021

Source: MeHI at the MassTech Collaborative

WESTBOROUGH, MA — The Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (MeHI) and Lever are pleased to announce the eight finalists for the first Massachusetts Digital Health COVID-19 Recovery Challenge, a new program meant to identify and grow digital health tools that will help drive economic recovery from the pandemic.

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Massachusetts eHealth Institute Awards ‘Right Care 4 You’ Grants to Reduce Healthcare Costs

February 2, 2021

Source: Massachusetts eHealth Institute at the MassTech Collaborative

WESTBOROUGH – The Massachusetts eHealth Institute at the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative recently announced awards for the new Right Care 4 You grant program totaling $189,360 for two digital health companies to support pilot projects with Massachusetts employers to help reduce their healthcare costs. 

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Massachusetts Digital Health Sandbox Program Awards $105,500 to Boost Three Massachusetts Startups

January 19, 2021

Source: Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (MeHI)

WESTBOROUGH – The Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech (MeHI) has awarded new grants from the Digital Health Sandbox program to support three Massachusetts startups to test and validate their products and services at three different sandbox environments across Massachusetts. These three awards, totaling $105,500, will allow Lexington-based Keva Health, Cambridge’s Dynocardia, and Boston’s caresyntax to access the cutting-edge tools and staff at three innovative Sandbox R&D centers located in Massachusetts. 

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Massachusetts General Hospital Lab Joins Statewide Digital Health Sandbox Network

December 21, 2020

Source: Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI) at MassTech

WESTBOROUGH – The Massachusetts eHealth Institute (MeHI) at MassTech has added the Medical Device Plug-and-Play Interoperability & Cybersecurity Program (MD PnP) at Massachusetts General Hospital as the next sandbox in its growing Digital Health Sandbox Network. The program boosts digital health across the Commonwealth by connecting companies to a network of innovative test beds that bolster their research and development lifecycle.

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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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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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