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News: Social Engagement

Entrepreneur of the Week: Jay Newton-Small, MemoryWell

MemoryWell aims to harness the power of storytelling to build empathy and understanding in senior care, and in the meantime, […]

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Mental Health App for Seniors Among 3 MassChallenge Digital Health Winners

PULSE is the component of MassChallenge dedicated to accelerating digital health startups. Last week they selected 3 startups to receive […]

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3 Ways the Tech Revolution is Gaining Traction with Seniors and Caregivers

“Aging-in-place technology is helping to improve the aging experience for seniors and family caregivers,” say Sally Abrahms, in a new […]

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FDA Commissioner Announces Pilot for Expediting Approval of Digital Health Products

Just a few weeks into his role as the US Food and Drug (FDA) Commissioner, Scott Gottlieb has announced that […]

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Chatbots Reach New Benchmark in Mental Health Treatment with Woebot

In the broader news sphere, chatbots mainly get press for their futuristic sexiness—their joke-telling, weather-checking, and thermostat-managing functions. In the […]

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18-Year-Old EMR Provider eClinicalWorks Adds Telehealth and Patient Engagement Tools

With an already well-established customer base, eClinicalWorks is looking to meet increasing demand—among consumers and by extension providers—for telehealth services. […]

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There’s a New Health Care Incubator in Silicon Valley, Funded with a $20M Donation to Sutter Health

Human-centered care will be the focus of the new incubator—named Innovation Hatchery—and through its affiliation with Sutter Health’s not-for-profit healthcare […]

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New App Curatio Looks to be the Tinder of Social Support for the Ill

Curatio is not setting out to help manage chronic illness or coordinate care. But it is looking to improve patient […]

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Smartphones Have Adapted to the 50+ Market—And it’s Working

Smartphones Have Adapted to the 50+ Market—And it’s Working Older adults—50 and above—are adopting cell phones rapidly, according to AARP’s […]

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Looking for the Next Hot Innovation in Senior Living Tech? Check out…Milwaukee

In 2015, far from Silicon Valley, downtown Milwaukee became home to the Direct Supply Innovation Center, a large, neo-Gothic building […]

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