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Do Cells Have an IP Address Yet?

Ali Ansary | Posted 06.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Ali Ansary

Growth in this field, like anything else in medicine in the 21st century, will need to be not only through adoption by the e-patient, but also via tech-savvy health care providers.

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.

Will Mobile 'Virtual Assistants' Propel the Future of Medicine?

Jonathon Dreyer | Posted 05.19.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathon Dreyer

The future of a quality, efficient health care system rests in our ability to press industry players to embrace collaboration and push for the creation of a connected ecosystem where, from patient to payer, mHealth technology acts as the ember to spark ongoing innovation.

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.

Putting All Our Eggs in the Digital Basket: Health Service Resilience in the Digital Age

Dr. Layla McCay | Posted 05.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Layla McCay

Is our increasing reliance on technology and efficiency crowding out our capacity for resilience in health service delivery?

Is Gaming Changing Health Care and Helping You Live a Healthier Life? Part 2

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 05.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Do you think gaming is changing the landscape in health care? Do you think it can help you live a healthier life?

Is Gaming Changing Health Care and Helping You Live a Healthier Life? Part 1

Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA | Posted 05.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA

Gaming is popular, so can the momentum continue if the games played are with the intent to encourage a healthier lifestyle?

How New Technology Drives Up Health Costs

Posted 06.26.2011 | Home

Heart devices known as drug-eluting stents have added as much as $1.57 billion to U.S. health costs since their introduction in 2003, U.S. researchers...

Text-Messaging Surgeon Saves Boy's Life In Congo

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A British doctor volunteering in DR Congo used text message instructions from a colleague in London to perform a life-saving amputation on a boy. V...