SmartPlanet stories related to the diagnosis, treatment and medical prevention of disease, injury or impairment, as well as the institutions, systems and policy that enable and deliver it.
Tukey has a new boom in health tourism -- moustache transplantation.
1 | May 8, 2013 4:37am |
SmartPlanet columnist C.C. Sullivan assesses the trend toward high-tech, high-touch healthcare architecture. It's a growing market that's getting greener, say top firms, with some of the biggest...
1 | November 10, 2011 4:21am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about innovation in healthcare.
3 | December 14, 2012 12:58am |
The timeframe of the Obama administration's experiments with controlling healthcare costs drew disbelief from congressional lawmakers concerned about higher costs.
2 | March 21, 2013 1:05pm |
What do the stock market and brain trauma treatment have in common? Allow me to explain.
Sponsored | May 6, 2013 5:54am |
The majority of healthcare assistants in the U.K. want to see tougher regulations in place, according to a survey.
April 11, 2013 6:56am |
Bostech CEO Brad Bostic wants to bring cloud computing and CRM software to the healthcare business. It could be a matter of life or death.
1 | February 8, 2012 10:52am |
A new report suggests that the healthcare analytics market may be worth $10.8 billion by 2017.
2 | December 4, 2012 4:20am |
The new joint venture has upgrades to bolster its offering in a field for which -- in the U.S., anyway -- interest is growing.
2 | January 30, 2013 10:32am |
Hospitals are getting smarter, faster, and more efficient. But can technology get out of a doctor's way when caring for a patient? Siemens Healthcare's Luis Castillo weighs in.
5 | August 5, 2010 3:00am |
IBM and Aetna subsidiary ActiveHealth will roll out an on-demand clinical decision support suite aimed at medical practices, hospitals and government healthcare providers.
August 4, 2010 9:01pm |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about healthcare systems worldwide.
November 30, 2012 1:13am |
A recent project to retrofit low-income housing produced an unforeseen result: emergency room visits among residents who were helped fell by 67 percent.
11 | December 7, 2012 5:32am |
In the last four years, the size of the workforce has barely grown. Blame demographics, say two economists.
44 | May 11, 2013 10:56am |
A new survey suggests that financial advisors who discuss healthcare in retirement are more likely to keep their clients.
3 | October 29, 2012 9:39am |
Physicians will soon have a new tool to fight cancer: big data.
March 27, 2013 1:08pm |
GlaxoSmithKline will make raw data underlying its clinical trials available to researchers. Can this commitment to openness restore trust in the pharmaceutical industry?
1 | October 16, 2012 10:43pm |
Patient care may be taking an interesting turn as doctors can now treat you through a mobile robot.
1 | May 7, 2013 5:27am |
This July, the NYPD will be releasing invisible, odorless, nontoxic gases to better understand how contaminants will disperse in accidents and attacks.
5 | May 5, 2013 10:46pm |
The companies completed their joint venture agreement, receiving regulatory approval to form a new company that combines Microsoft's data platforms with GE's clinical applications.
2 | June 7, 2012 10:19pm |