Automated health systems are designed to help cut costs, reduce medical errors, improve care and enhance diagnoses – all of which is very good for health.
01 July 2013
National HIV Testing Day is upon us and although we have made giant leaps against the epidemic in the last 30 years, there is more we can do to reduce incidence and improve linkage to care.
26 June 2013
What if, in our increasingly gamified, social networked world, we received badges for adopting and sustaining healthy behaviors, and what if those badges mattered?
25 June 2013
How did wetsuits inspire a device that helps stabilize a woman who is at risk of life-threatening shock from a leading cause of maternal death worldwide – postpartum hemorrhage?
24 June 2013
Father’s Day brings with it increased attention on the important and irreplaceable role that dads play in our lives. But one role stands out as both underappreciated and under-encouraged: maternal health advocate.
20 June 2013
Three cheers for Spelman College for dropping its expensive athletic program and instead focusing on a fitness effort for its students. Other colleges should follow Spelman’s lead.
19 June 2013
How can technology developers distill the consumer engagement principles of social media and put them to work to keep people involved in improving their own health?
18 June 2013
Bridge2care.com integrates two emerging trends in healthcare e-learning to enhance training and motivate participation.
13 June 2013
Open data can represent a tipping point in U.S. health care, but only if it is informative, usable and actionable.
06 June 2013
This week marked Health Datapalooza IV, a conference organized that brings together data analysts, entrepreneurs, policy makers, investors, medical professionals and representatives from large health care companies to exchange ideas about the future of health data.
05 June 2013