Can IoT Slash Healthcare Costs?
The Internet of Things in healthcare -- a profusion of IP-connected sensors on hospital equipment and patients -- has the power to drastically cut waste and save lives, says panel.
NASA Spinoffs: 6 Innovations In Health & Medicine
From solar-powered refrigerators that store vaccines to handheld diagnostic devices -- these technologies were originally developed for NASA missions and were later commercialized to make life better on Earth.
Shellshock & Why EHRs Need Updating
Nearly half of all security breaches occur in healthcare, and outdated medical records systems make data more vulnerable. An up-to-date EHR system can help solve security concerns, save money, and improve patient care.
Magic Leap Lands Google Funds
Virtual reality startup collects $542 million in first round of financing, plans to create images in the air similar to R2D2's projection of Princess Leia in Star Wars.
10 Robots Changing The World
Driverless cars are just the beginning. Take a look at the robots we will depend on for health, work, and entertainment.
Print Your Own Touchscreen
PrintScreen enables anyone to design and print ultra-thin touch-screens for mobile, wearable, and ubiquitous computing applications.
Eliminate The Waiting Room
As healthcare providers remodel the waiting room with virtual queues and better intake methods, patients get care faster and with fewer frustrations.
25 Years Of Health IT: Highs & Lows
IT has transformed the business of healthcare over the past quarter century. Take a look at some of the major consequences -- good and bad -- of health IT's growth.
Health IT's Future: 9 Issues To Watch
Expect the pace of innovation to pick up as healthcare providers increasingly leverage IT to improve patient care, make competitive gains, and save costs.
VA Implements Waiting Room 'Smart Chairs'
The Department of Veterans Affairs installs Vecna's kiosk-based Vitals Chair at some facilities, aims to give patients more control and insight into their healthcare while streamlining practitioner workloads.
Android Wear to Beat Apple Watch?
Smartwatches have a bright future, thanks in part to excitement about Apple Watch -- but mostly due to upcoming low-cost Android Wear devices, says Gartner study.