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An Electronic Backpack: Helping Foster Youth Lighten a Heavy Load

Wendy Lazarus | Posted 07.16.2014 | Impact
Wendy Lazarus

As children and youth continue to age out of the foster care system, it's becoming increasingly important for public agencies to be forward-thinking and adopt new technologies that help foster youth make a smoother transition to adulthood.

Stop Unreasonable Electronic Searches and Seizures

Christopher Calabrese | Posted 06.23.2013 | Technology
Christopher Calabrese

Just before Tax Day, a Freedom of Information Act request by the ACLU revealed that the Internal Revenue Service claimed the authority to read emails, instant messages, and text messages -- all without a warrant.

The Value of High Tech Health Care

Deborah Stambler | Posted 06.09.2013 | Healthy Living
Deborah Stambler

The ACA isn't a perfect plan but if fully enacted offers a chance to make changes to the American health care system. Understanding the role technology plays will be an ongoing discussion with advances in technology and its creative application potentially improving care and reducing costs.

Health Care Waste: Is Technology the Answer or Part of the Problem?

Janet Dillione | Posted 12.30.2012 | Healthy Living
Janet Dillione

Mobile technology, telehealth, automation and data analytics -- what do they all have in common? Each helps solve specific problems associated with the increasing cost and inefficiency of health care. Additionally, they each tie back (some more indirectly) to improved patient care.

Can Cleveland Clinic Be A Model For Digital Medicine?

Huffington Post Investigative Fund | Emma Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

CLEVELAND--When Albert Giuliani wakes up each morning, he steps on a scale, takes his blood pressure and pricks his finger to test his sugar levels. T...

Switch To Electronic Records Getting Mixed Reviews At Hospitals, Clinics

Huffington Post Investigative Fund and American University's Investigative Reporting Workshop | Fred Schulte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

More than five years ago, one of California's leading hospitals decided to leap into the future of medical care by digitizing its patients' health rec...

Why the President Has Been Losing on Health Care, and What He Needs to Say

Drew Westen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Drew Westen

At this historic moment, the White House has determined that the best way to win the center is to tack right. But sometimes, the best way to win the center is not to move to the center, but to move the center.