Hospitals Aren’t Ready for Big Data

Hospitals Aren’t Ready for Big Data

A new report released by MeriTalk reveals the results of a survey of more than 151 decision makers in U.S. hospitals. The study looked into the potential impact of Big Data, mobile, cloud, and social media technologies on the delivery of health care in this country....
Blue LEDs Relieve Psoriasis

Blue LEDs Relieve Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin condition that results in itchy, scaly patches that can be difficult to treat. It affects as many as 125 million people worldwide. Philips has announced a new wearable Health Tech product — the BlueControl — that helps relieve the...
Two-Way Wrist Video Communicator [video]

Two-Way Wrist Video Communicator [video]

Would you wear this? A new company called Arubixs is developing a new kind of smartphone that you wear on your wrist. The Portal smartphone is designed to be rugged, waterproof, and flexible so that you can carry your phone without worrying about damaging it in spite...
Tiny Battery to Power Health Tech Wearables

Tiny Battery to Power Health Tech Wearables

Digital devices run on electricity. For mobile devices — including wearable technology — this means that designers need to provide a way to store that electricity for use as needed. But at the same time, designers want to make devices that are small,...
Coffee, Tea, or Thync?

Coffee, Tea, or Thync?

Pop quiz: It’s 3:20 in the afternoon. It’s a busy day at the office, and you’re hitting the wall. And you’ve got another deadly staff meeting coming up in ten minutes. What do you reach for? A cup of strong coffee? A sweet¬†treat to spike your...
Answer: More Than Just Winning at Jeopardy

Answer: More Than Just Winning at Jeopardy

Health Tech for $500 and the win, please Alex. The question is “What is IBM Watson technology good for?” Three years ago, Watson won the TV quiz show Jeopardy! Its ability to process natural language and apply cognitive computing technology has proven to...