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A Bright Future for Digital Health Startups in 2014

Other sectors of health care innovation may be falling behind digital health. Underwhelming numbers showing health care’s share of venture capital funds have many people painting a grim picture of…
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Hospitals in the Digital Era Tap the Expertise of Nursing Informatics Pros

Nurses have long used data to manage and improve patient care. “Florence Nightingale used informatics,” said Patricia P. Sengstack, DNP, RN-BC, CPHIMS, president of the American Nursing Informatics Association and…
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Digital Cadavers Create Opportunities for Learning

A defining moment in many medical students’ academic career is their first experience handling a cadaver. For many doctors, the memory of feeling and touching human organs for the first…
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How Emerging Tech Brings Patients and Providers Together, with Dr. Chris Kuzniak

Stationed in Atlanta, Dr. Chris Kuzniak is a practicing surgeon turned entrepreneur with strong points of view on how technology advancements and adoption can complement the patient-provider relationship. Kuzniak frequently…
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[INFOGRAPHIC] Cleveland Clinic’s Top 10 Medical Innovations of 2014

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5 Technologies to Assist the Aging Population

Despite constant chatter on how technology is transforming millenials, the digital revolution does not discriminate based on age. Smartphones and tablets are marketed to the young and the old, and…
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Heads Up! What Buyers Should Watch Out for on the Exchanges.

As expected, the first week of open enrollment has been full of speed bumps. Buyers can explore a plethora of new insurance options on websites, ask an expert by phone,…
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Electronic Health Records Go Pro

NFL, NBA show the potential of EHRs for patient care by adopting cutting-edge technology. Amid all the talk about the promise of electronic health records (EHRs) for improving patient care,…
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Moving Through CT Scans, Sans Mouse

Dr. Charles Kuntz estimates that he has interpreted over 5,000 CT scans in his veterinary career. These scans are a common feature in his operating rooms, as well as those…
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3D Printed Casts Could Replace Plaster

It may look futuristic but the Cortex cast has been long-awaited Each year six million Americans will break a bone, according to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. That means…
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As FDA Eyes E-cigarettes, Opinions Abound

Marketing e-cigarettes in the U.S. has been a balancing act, and the biggest obstacles may still be ahead. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has a few questions to answer.…
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Preventing Childhood Obesity: Is There an App for That?

Fitness technology has come a long way since the stationary bike. These days, you can live-stream a spin class from across the world, lift weights in your living room with…