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Health Care Is Going Digital -- Who Is Making Sure It's Put to Work for Underserved Children?

Wendy Lazarus | Posted 11.11.2015 | Impact
Wendy Lazarus

For children living in underserved communities who often can't get the preventive or specialty care that they need, health care technologies mean a child with autism living in a rural town could visit with a specialized behavioral therapist via videoconference instead of driving hours on end.

The Future of Care

XPRIZE | Posted 08.25.2015 | Healthy Living
XPRIZE

Advances in research, drug development and technology have evolved the practice of medicine bringing us new treatments, new cures and new ways of collaborating. Scientists, researchers, engineers and others are paving the future of health care in labs across the globe right now.

Leveraging Mobile Technology for Improved Public Health: Empowering Communities With Increased Access and Connectivity

Dr. Garth Graham | Posted 05.26.2015 | Impact
Dr. Garth Graham

Health care organizations, regional hospitals and grassroots intervention programs across the country are already experimenting with ways to leverage mobile technology to impact public health.

Just Say "No" to Novelty Medicine

Dr. Lawrence 'Rusty' Hofmann | Posted 02.19.2014 | Technology
Dr. Lawrence 'Rusty' Hofmann

Technology can be a wonderful thing. We can find the best Thai restaurant in our neighborhood, check traffic and find alternate routes when necessary, and even make a $30,000 jewelry purchase, all within seconds, all from our phones. But sometimes technology overreaches, like it did this year with novelty medicine.

Innovating the Business of Healthcare

Faisal Hoque | Posted 06.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Faisal Hoque

Although some progressive healthcare providers have begun to transition to digitization, enabling faster and more complete access to patient data, we still have a long way to go toward achieving seamless process and business innovation in healthcare.

How to Read a Doctor Review (It's Trickier Than You Think)

Oliver Kharraz, M.D. | Posted 06.04.2013 | Technology
Oliver Kharraz, M.D.

In the developed world, we've come to depend on online reviews for almost every consumer decision we make. When choosing anything from apparel to electronics, hotels, and restaurants, we seek out the opinions of our peers online.

How Digital Technology Can Personalize Health Care

Ralph Snyderman, M.D. | Posted 04.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Ralph Snyderman, M.D.

Personalized health care on a digital platform can reconstruct our current expensive and inefficient sick-care approach into a cost-effective, health-enhancing system with individuals at the center of their care.