Health IT Data

Following the 2015 release of its cognitive computing platform, Iris, Silicon Valley based Apixio Inc. is now on the verge of receiving the necessary financial backing to push itself to the forefront of health...
Robotic Surgeries

It might sound like the stuff of science fiction, but scientists and doctors are working to develop a fully autonomous robotic surgeon that operates without human assistance. While robotic surgery has become more common, the...
video games and nutrition

Video games and nutrition are often placed at opposite ends of the spectrum, with most parents envisioning the typical gamer sprawled on a couch with a controller in one hand and a bag of...
Healthcare Technology

When people discuss innovations in technology, they tend to think about the latest advances in electronic devices, such as the latest-generation iPhones, curved televisions or kitchen appliances that can be controlled remotely. However, some of...
Healthcare Technology Trends

Healthcare executives have a generally positive outlook for the industry over the coming year, according to an April 2016 study from CIT Group, and are optimistic about mergers and acquisitions, increased revenue and advances...
Virtual Cancer Health Advisor

The American Cancer Society and IBM are developing the first virtual cancer health advisor, which is designed to assist patients, survivors, caregivers and advocates with a cutting-edge resource. The virtual advisor will anticipate the needs...
EHR Integration

Despite being a field that regularly produces advances in treatment, healthcare in some ways remains behind the curve in terms of sharing data. Case in point: Electronic Health Records, or EHR, is “a longitudinal electronic...
new kidney transplant procedure

The stark reality for many people waiting to receive an organ transplant is that they just might die before a compatible donor is found. But a new procedure for kidney transplants recently detailed in The...
ResearchKit for Former NFL Players

While the love of football is undiminished in the United States, an increasing chorus of health professionals and others are expressing concern for the present and future health of the men who play the...
3D Printed Drug

More than five million people in the United States have been diagnosed with epilepsy or other seizure disorders, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Three million people suffer from active epilepsy. Almost...