Connecting Body to Cloud

Connecting Body to Cloud

A combination of new technologies offer the potential for unprecedented change in healthcare. We have low cost sensors that can be incorporated into miniature devices to measure all sorts of vital body functions. We have low-power wireless technology that let these...
Wearables Keep Workers Safer

Wearables Keep Workers Safer

One important aspect of keeping people healthy is to help them avoid injury, whether due to a specific physical trauma, or due to environmental factors. This is a key concern for companies whose employees are exposed to difficult working conditions; how can you tell...
Watson Takes Aim at Diabetes

Watson Takes Aim at Diabetes

One out of every 11 adults has diabetes. That works out to 415 million people worldwide. 12 cents out of every healthcare dollar spent goes toward diabetes and related complications, for a total of $673 billion every year. If we can reduce those costs by just one...
IBM Watson Health Producing Big Savings

IBM Watson Health Producing Big Savings

  Can Big Data really impact healthcare costs and improve the lives of patients? At a roundtable event held by the IBM Curam Research Institute in Boston, MA last week, Rory O’Connor¬†made a presentation about IBM Care Management, which is the first business...
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...