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HD1829: Advancing telemedicine in Massachusetts

Judy Wang, MS, is a program manager in the Telehealth Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. This post is a frank call to action. Massachusetts is one of the few remaining states in the country that does not provide coverage for telemedicine services through its Medicaid program, and credentialing and reimbursement issues have helped limit the […]

What we’ve been reading

Vector’s picks of recent pediatric healthcare, science and innovation news. Trial of 2 Ebola Vaccines’ Effectiveness Is Announced (New York Times) The first clinical trial of an Ebola vaccine is scheduled to begin in Liberia early February, testing candidate vaccines from Merck and Glaxo Smith Kline. Guinea’s Health Minister Says Ebola Situation ‘Improving’ ( “We […]

Who We are

The mission of the Technology and Innovation Development Office (TIDO) is to translate the excellence of the laboratory research and clinical care at Boston Children’s Hospital into lifesaving biomedical products, devices and procedures for the public benefit.

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Please join TIDO and a team from Pfizer CTI to officially launch the new funding cycle at Boston Children’s.

Five Expert Tips for Bringing Medical Devices to Market

“Anyone can be an innovator” was the guiding phrase of Pathways to Market: Focus on Medical Devices, a panel held at Boston Children’s Hospital on January 6, 2014. Co-hosted by the Hospital’s Technology & Innovation Development Office (TIDO) and Innovation Acceleration Program (IAP), the forum explored ways for entrepreneurs in the medical community to seek funding and strategic partnerships for pediatric medical devices.

Boston Children's long-lasting anesthesia is highlighted in the Boston Globe

In a feature in the Boston Globe on ten upcoming medical breakthroughs coming from the Longwood Medical Area, Drs. Chuck Berde and Daniel Kohane of Boston Children's are highlighted for their work on neosaxitoxin.

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