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Health Care Tech

Where There Is No Doctor

Socheata Poeuv | Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Socheata Poeuv

The FDA is going to have catch up with technology, doctors are going to have to practice letting go, the tort system is going to have to be reformed, and patients are going to step up if we're going to solve this health care crisis.

Health Care Opens Up

Morgan Fletcher | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Morgan Fletcher

The modern health care organization now faces a classic challenge: The rate of change outside the organization is outpacing the rate at which the organization is able to change internally.

Validating Mrs. X

Ali Ansary | Posted 07.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Ali Ansary

Reinventing health care begins with allowing patients to be part of the decision making process, as lab results become more meaningful than a set of numbers that can either fall below, above or in between the normal range.

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.

Of Mobile Apps, Movements and Men: Improving Men's Health

Oliver Kharraz, M.D. | Posted 03.05.2013 | Healthy Living
Oliver Kharraz, M.D.

To meaningfully engage men, we need to make it simple for them (and everyone else, of course) to get health care. There's no better way to do that than to deliver health information in an organic way that men are clearly fond of -- through their gadgets.

High Tech, High Touch: Why Technology Enhances Patient-Centered Care

Lawrence Rosen, M.D. | Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Lawrence Rosen, M.D.

We live and practice in an increasingly technology-driven society. Email and texting are default methods of communication, and our patients request that we friend them on Facebook and follow health advice delivered in brief 140-character bursts on Twitter.

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.

Is Health IT Going Mainstream?

Janet Dillione | Posted 09.26.2012 | Technology
Janet Dillione

In essence, health care app developers must wear two hats when designing for the clinical community -- everyday consumer wants and physician needs.

Please Have a Seat, Your Smartphone Will Be Right With You

Karthika Muthukumaraswamy | Posted 05.31.2012 | Healthy Living
Karthika Muthukumaraswamy

Doctors are nowhere close to being wiped out of hospitals by their robotic counterparts, but they could certainly use help in some areas, and swarms of little bots are more than eager to do their bidding.