Mobile Health App Design: 5 Tips
Mobile apps for doctors and patients hold the promise of better health management. Here are five things app designers should keep in mind.
Healthcare's New Friend: Avatars
Healthcare providers use avatars in videos, portals, and other educational and support materials for patients and their families.
Samsung Eyes Health Wearables
Samsung debuts software and open hardware platforms for wearables, aims to foster development of new products while helping people take charge of their health.
UAE National ID Program: Model Worth Watching
United Arab Emirates officials are laying the foundation for a national identity verification system that could change how people are ID'd for everything from passports to employment documents.
Data Pros' Salary Showdown
Our 2014 Salary Survey shows the typical analytics expert's salary is just keeping up with inflation, even while they're working harder on more diverse teams. What gives?
Better Healthcare Through Analytics
Analytics can help healthcare providers reduce costs and save lives, say attendees of Crimson Clinical Advantage Summit 2014 -- but they must be implemented thoughtfully.
Surgeon Cuts Vendors Out Of EHR Quest
When spine surgeon Dr. Lloyd Hey couldn't find commercial EHR software that met his needs, he hired a full-time programmer to build a custom EHR system using FileMaker.
Hortonworks' Hadoop Security Buy
Hortonworks acquires startup XA Secure and will bring its Hadoop access, authorization, and audit policy layer into open-source.
Google Glass Sale: It's On
US consumers can once again buy Google's $1,500 Internet-connected eyewear, still in its "Explorer" beta version, while supplies last.
How Meaningful Is Meaningful Use?
The government's Meaningful Use program mandating electronic health records is out of touch with reality. EHRs bog down process and can even worsen care.
Healthcare Dives Into Big Data
Healthcare organizations hope big data and analytics projects can help reduce costs and improve care. Consider these innovative examples.
Google Ordered To 'Forget'
European court rules Google must remove "irrelevant" links in certain situations to comply with EU law that gives people a right to be "forgotten."