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.
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 |
With crowdfunding, the masses could help spur development of a cure for the cancer that killed Steve Jobs.
2 | October 25, 2012 8:30pm |
Dean Kamen is teaming up with telecom to work on commercializing an alternative-energy machine that can run on virtually any type of fuel - from hydrogen, to methane, to beer.
4 | October 24, 2012 3:07am |
A 25,000-person planned community in Orlando, Florida hires Cisco to connect healthcare, real estate, retail, education and transportation with networked infrastructure.
2 | October 23, 2012 10:48am |
Google Ventures stood apart from its investing brethren in the third quarter, putting capital into more startups, and early-stage ones, at that.
1 | October 22, 2012 4:39pm |
Architecture firms are looking at India's emerging economy for help climbing out of the post-recession slump.
1 | October 17, 2012 8:00pm |
The rising 'Quantified Self' movement encourages self-awareness and analysis through a new generation of health monitoring devices.
October 17, 2012 8:36am |
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 |
New York and London top this year's list compiled by PwC, but Beijing is catching up fast.
October 15, 2012 6:27pm |