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.
According to reports, a former Microsoft manager intends to launch a premium marijuana business in Washington.
7 | December 3, 2012 4:17am |
"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 |
Has the 3D printing revolution gone retail, or is Staples now in the contract manufacturing business? The lines are increasingly blurring between manufacturers, retailers, and software publishers.
2 | November 29, 2012 3:16pm |
General Electric begins its march to an "Industrial Internet" revolution with sensor-laden services for railroads, airplanes, hospitals, utilities and manufacturers.
November 29, 2012 7:20am |
Intelligent, connected, smart machines and a persistent industrial drive toward productivity gains will usher in a "revolution" worth some $15 trillion, GE CEO Jeff Immelt writes.
3 | November 28, 2012 7:08am |
Improvements to the Argus II eye implant could help blind people "see" Braille.
November 24, 2012 2:09pm |
Delta Air Lines is riding high after making a series of savvy decisions to out-maneuver carrier competitors.
November 16, 2012 11:42am |
China, India and Brazil will be the most competitive nations in the world when it comes to manufacturing over the next five years, topping the U.S., Germany and Japan.
November 16, 2012 9:46am |
For nurses, documenting and coordinating with others take up more than half of their time. Xerox's new system combines in-room displays with mobile technology.
November 14, 2012 3:09pm |
Innovation is no longer left only to the U.S. How can the country remain competitive as younger, more nimble nations out-maneuver it? Panelists debate at the Techonomy conference in Tucson.
5 | November 13, 2012 5:43am |
As labor costs rise, will robotics be the future of Chinese manufacture?
November 13, 2012 4:17am |
Building a smarter city rests on a solid business plan. But drafting a viable one is trickier than you might expect.
November 12, 2012 12:17pm |
MARANA, Ariz. -- Will a world of digitally connected people help or hurt society? Experts debate at the Techonomy conference in Tucson.
November 12, 2012 6:41am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about innovation across the globe.
1 | November 8, 2012 5:24am |
Putting genomic data on the cloud could enable physicians to deliver a whole new level of personalization to patient care. The Coriell Institute's Scott Megill and IBM's Dan Pelino explain.
Sponsored | 1 | November 5, 2012 8:04am |
Yahoo will soon begin selling home genetic testing kits for the general public to find out if they are susceptible to particular diseases.
2 | November 5, 2012 4:58am |
How does the American job market fare ahead of the election?
2 | November 2, 2012 1:01pm |
Cleveland Clinic will host IBM's Watson to help it develop skills related to the field of medicine.
2 | October 31, 2012 10:01am |
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 |
The advantages of real-time data from millions of other people will revolutionize the use of mobile computing in three major industries. IBM Research's Paul Bloom explains how.
Sponsored | October 29, 2012 7:00am |