Self-Powered Pacemaker

Self-Powered Pacemaker

Implanted pacemakers have saved the lives of millions of patients with cardiac disease. These devices have one major drawback, however; they rely on a rigid battery to provide power and these must be replaced every six to ten years. The replacement procedure is not...
Never Sniff Another Milk Bottle

Never Sniff Another Milk Bottle

My sense of smell is mostly shot, which is a mixed blessing. I may not fully luxuriate in the wonderful aromas of well-spiced meals, but family members don’t ask me to, “Smell this to see if it’s still OK.” Opening and sniffing questionable...
Ready, Set, Gamify! Pediatrics Hackathon

Ready, Set, Gamify! Pediatrics Hackathon

If you’re seeking digital solutions for an important cause that has many moving parts, sponsoring a hackathon sounds like a productive approach. That’s what led The Innovation Studio at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) to sponsor the inaugural...