Innovations: Health


Posted at 07:57 PM ET, 10/08/2013

Google wants to make you immortal (and Obamacare will pay for it)

The ACA may stimulate Silicon Valley to help unlock the types of healthcare innovation that has never existed before.

By Dominic Basulto  |  07:57 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 06/20/2013

A changing battlefield in the fight against fat

The AMA's recent decision could have far-reaching implications for health-care innovation.

By Dominic Basulto  |  01:57 PM ET, 06/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Health, Technology

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 06/11/2013

The government's path to irrelevance

Guest Post | The government breaks down problems into discreet chunks, and it's killing Uncle Sam's creative ability.

By Josh Kerbel  |  09:02 AM ET, 06/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Employment, Guest Post, health care

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 06/04/2013

Physician to developers: How to make Google Glass hospital ready

Venture Beat | Google Glass for health care will remain a concept — rather than a practice — until developers gain a better understanding of the medical environment.

By Dr. Paul Langevin  |  05:18 PM ET, 06/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  health care, Technology, Venture Beat

Posted at 02:59 PM ET, 05/31/2013

Wheat with engineered gene demonstrates challenges for researchers

While the extent of the contamination remains unknown, the discovery on the Oregon farm shows that the current system needs improvement.

By Max Ehrenfreund  |  02:59 PM ET, 05/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Agriculture, Health, Technology

Posted at 07:25 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Health-care training and data storage innovations featured at Silicon Valley conference

By Emi Kolawole  |  07:25 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Health, Technology

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 05/17/2013

When 'innovation' isn't enough

The same team that's bringing you the Jetsons and inviting Apple CEO Tim Cook to the State of the Union is also the same team that seems to be tripping over old-world politics?

By Dominic Basulto  |  03:21 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Health, Social Media, Space, Technology

Posted at 12:14 PM ET, 05/17/2013

Watson goes to Washington: IBM shows off latest health-care work to lawmakers

IBM demonstrated some new, proposed health-care related features of its Watson supercomputer to lawmakers on Capitol Hill.

By Emi Kolawole  |  12:14 PM ET, 05/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Health, Technology

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 05/14/2013

The doctor will see and know everything about you now

While a new facial recognition demo app and other breakthroughs highlight the potential for Glass and wearable tech to change health care, it also surfaces more of the challenges.

By Emi Kolawole  |  05:15 PM ET, 05/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Editor's Corner, Health, Technology, Video

Posted at 06:03 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Harvard's Ash Center announces 'Top 25 Innovations in Government'

The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation releases its Top 25 Innovations in Government list. See what made the cut.

By Emi Kolawole  |  06:03 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Education, Health, Social Media, Space, Technology