February 15, 2019
Business Finland is setting up a four-year programme to support the country’s companies and research organisations create novel services for health and wellbeing and expand internationally, offering a total of €80m-€100m in funding for research, development and innovation projects.
It is the agency’s second initiative in this space, following a programme that aims to create new opportunities for...
Basic heart monitoring on mobile devices is developing into better telemonitoring programs for LVAD patients.
October 2, 2018
Heart failure is a major public health problem. For terminal heart failure the treatment of choice used to be heart transplantation during the last three decades. But this is changing, largely due to a decreasing supply of donor organs: “The alternative therapy nowadays is the implantation of a left ventricular assist device (LVAD),” states Prof Dr Nils Reiss, Head of Clinical Research at...
February 21, 2018
About the author: Naomi Fried, PhD, is the CEO of Health Innovation Strategies, which provides digital health strategy and innovation-program design and optimization consulting to healthcare stakeholders including pharma, payers, and providers. Her previous positions include the first Chief Innovation Officer at Boston Children’s Hospital, Biogen’s VP of Innovation and External Partnerships, and...