Google Glass Enters Operating Room
Google Glass prototype lets surgeons view vital signs on a head-mounted display while performing operations, but Phillips isn't promising a commercial product.
Big Data, Better Health Tracking
Merck partnership with Israeli health system is another promising step toward using big data to improve the understanding of medical treatment.
Dignity, Box Launch Health App Contest
Dignity Health, cloud vendor Box and venture capital firm seek cloud-based app that will encourage patients to take active part in their healthcare. Winner gets $100,000.
Cerner, Intermountain Partner On EHRs
Healthcare IT vendor and Intermountain to collaborate on activity-based costing, expected to help accountable care organizations measure cost of care.
Will EHRs Ever Help Small Practices?
So far, evidence suggests that health IT benefits mostly hospitals and practices with deep pockets. That could change if small practices get more EHR training.
Tech Glitches Trip Obamacare Exchange Launches
Several state health insurance exchanges say their websites might not be 100% functional on Oct. 1 launch date because of bugs that incorrectly calculate policy prices, among other problems.
8 Wearable Tech Devices To Watch
From a wristband that replaces passwords to a device that helps you read on the treadmill, these wearable tech gadgets break new ground. See what they can do for you.
ACOs Need Claims Data For Analytics, Expert Says
Accountable care organizations will use data from payers to manage population health for next 10 to 15 years, predicts Jonathan Weiner, professor at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Medicine Must Get Social
Patients find a lot of good -- and bad -- healthcare information online. That's why doctors need to be as digitally literate as their patients.
Hospitals In Early Stage of Analytics Usage
Fewer than half of healthcare organizations have clinical and business intelligence tools, and most who do are still learning how to use them, says HIMSS Analytics survey.