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.
asynchronicity. It's just very different. It's the biggest change in human, electronic communication since the phone replaced the telegram, since synchronicity began in other words, over a century...
May 20, 2010 11:43am |
The authors said salt and nitrate preservatives are the most likely cause of the difference.
25 | May 18, 2010 9:09am |
Cost-effective, high-quality health care is Donald Berwick's life mission. Health reform can still be killed, before it's born, by stopping him from doing the job we need him to do.
17 | May 14, 2010 12:04pm |
The next phase of Cisco's networking innovations will focus on making communities smarter -- maybe even smarter than the business world.
3 | April 30, 2010 10:21am |
New report predicts that by 2015, many IT departments will only be a quarter of their current size, and eight out of ten application IT dollars going to outside service providers.
April 29, 2010 8:59pm |
20 million OLPCs; Toronto's smarter airport; brain-inspired computer; Saudi Arabia meets GE; EPA 'Biggest Loser.'
April 29, 2010 12:08pm |
Dihydrocapsiate, a capsinoid too big to register as hot, was offered as a supplement and increased the metabolism of fat. A Japanese company has already begun marketing it as a pill.
7 | April 29, 2010 7:07am |
MDMA or "ecstacy," may help veterans process their PTSD memories and find relief. The drug is taken before a therapy session, during which the veteran goes back to the memories and describes them,...
April 23, 2010 8:28am |
I lost a great friend yesterday. Guy Kewney, England's pre-eminent computer journalist for three decades, died of liver cancer. Remembering people with fondness, talking about them, is one vital...
April 20, 2010 6:46am |
Cisco has been working on videoconferencing for years but such cutting-edge technologies don't really take off until disaster strikes and people are forced to depend upon them.
2 | April 19, 2010 6:34am |
Without open communication, and a willingness on the part of surgeons to admit possible mistakes, the toll will keep rising, says checklist pioneer Peter Pronovost
3 | April 14, 2010 8:38am |
Melanie Edwards knew there was a problem when market researchers had more information on the video game habits of American teenagers than on the populations of African nations. She launched Mobile...
8 | April 12, 2010 4:01am |
New survey finds most organizations lack a coherent strategy to deal with all the new data that is surging their enterprises, and don't know how to deal with resulting performance issues.
April 6, 2010 8:21am |
This is a drug that was originally thought to be an anti-fungal agent, then used on drug-coated stents. Now it's supposed to cure cancer, prevent Alzheimer's and extend your life by as much as 15...
April 2, 2010 9:43am |
The Carnegie Endowment is expected to recommend that all medical schools create three-year primary care programs.
1 | March 26, 2010 8:51am |
Japanese electronics giant Toshiba is in talks with a company backed by Microsoft chairman Bill Gates to jointly develop advanced nuclear reactors that can reuse their own fuel.
5 | March 24, 2010 4:43am |
When the history of our time is written, one of the biggest tech stories will be the revolution of 3D
5 | March 23, 2010 10:22am |
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown wants delivery of ALL government services to go online within four years. At the same time, he wants to shutter many if not most government offices. Is this...
March 22, 2010 3:00am |
Once some paperwork is done to get past HIPAA the rest is fairly automatic. The hospital's EHR becomes a PHR on the site. Communications are secured between members of your group and the caregivers.
March 18, 2010 10:17am |
Data is the real health reform. The legislation is just about who pays, and how. How much they pay is a market process, but that process has been hampered by the lack of a thumb on the buyer's...
7 | March 17, 2010 10:12am |