Ryan Amin

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Biomed teams from Rice, UCLA, and Dartmouth win first NIH undergrad competition

Three teams were announced as winners in the recent Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams (DEBUT) challenge, a biomedical engineering design competition for teams of undergraduate students. The three categories addressed the critical needs in biomedical technology, focusing on devices for diagnostics, therapeutics, and technology that can aid underserved populations and individuals with disabilities. The challenge […]

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CONVERGE day two buzz: Funding, compliance, and underestimating patients

Entrepreneurs, investors, and healthcare executives talked about strategy vs. innovation, the future of advance directives, and personalized medicine on day two of CONVERGE. [View the story “Best social media coverage from #mcconverge day two” on Storify] To see what else CONVERGE attendees were talking about, check out the favorites below and then a full list […]

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Innovators united: CONVERGE Day 2 in pictures

The second day of CONVERGE still had buzz over the Startup Showcase, speakers and focused panel sessions. Brian Sivak, CTO, US Department of Health and Human Services Brian Sivak delivers the Keynote speech to kick off day 2 of CONVERGE   Russ Graney, Chief Executive Officer, Aidin CEO of Aidin, Russ Graney discusses the importnance […]


Best #mcconverge Tweets from day one

Great questions, comments and reactions were found on twitter with the hash tag #mcconverge.┬áTo see what else CONVERGE attendees were talking about, check out all the tweets from the event here. <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet”><p>Adrian Rawcliffe: &quot;Innovation will be rewarded if it delivers true value&quot; <a href=”https://twitter.com/search?q=%23mcCONVERGE&amp;src=hash”>#mcCONVERGE</a></p>&mdash; Sandeep Pulim (@SPulim) <a href=”https://twitter.com/SPulim/statuses/354672595989315586″>July 9, 2013</a></blockquote> <script async src=”//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js” […]

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Last chance (and 4 good reasons) to attend MedCity CONVERGE

MedCity CONVERGE is a day away. Leaders from throughout healthcare — from UnitedHealth to Pfizer to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to Mayo Clinic and beyond — will gather Tuesday and Wednesday in Philadelphia to outline what’s coming next in some of the biggest opportunities in healthcare. This is your last chance […]

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5 conversations that will change your thinking about healthcare

From successful entrepreneurs to doctors turned innovators, MedCity CONVERGE on July 9-10 in Philadelphia offers an opportunity to hear and engage with specialists who have vital insights on the healthcare industry. They will discuss innovation, digital health, entrepreneurship, healthcare delivery and more obstacles and keys to better healthcare. Five select industry leaders will get a […]

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Meet the amazing healthcare startups on display at MedCity CONVERGE

A pill bottle that informs doctors of medicine intake. Cloud-based software improving patient and doctor communication. Ice packs that instantly take away pain. Those are just a few of the products that will be on display by nearly two dozen early-stage companies in the Startup Showcase at MedCity CONVERGE, MedCityNews.com’s executive summit on innovation and […]

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The lineup is set. Meet all members of ENGAGE’s Innovation Showcase

A facility where each patient has a personal bed-side tablet pre-loaded with customized health information. Patient simulators to improve diabetes management A cloud-based platform for doctors, caregivers and patients to communicate before, during and after treatment. Those are just three of the 21 solutions companies will demonstrate to help patient engagement during MedCity ENGAGE, MedCityNews.com’s […]