Trends & Predictions 2017: IBM’s 5 in 5 (Artificial Intelligence Helping make the Invisible Visible)

February 7, 2017

When it comes to interesting predictions, IBM’s 5 in 5: Five innovations that will help change our lives within five … Continued

Spice Up Your (Long) Life with Spicy Food

September 18, 2015

Most people want to live longer and healthier lives. Spicing up your life might be just the ticket to reaching … Continued

Big Data, Cognitive Computing, & Healthcare

April 23, 2015

Everybody seems to agree on two things when it comes to healthcare — it should be affordable and effective. Professionals … Continued

STEM in the Service of the Poor

February 27, 2015

Each year Bill & Melinda Gates publish a letter in which they express their hopes and dreams about a better future … Continued

Big Data, Cognitive Computing, and the Future of Electronic Health Records

February 17, 2015

“Sometime in the not too distant future,” predicts Jordan Novet (@jordannovet), “your doctor could write you a prescription for a … Continued

Food Security: A Growing Global Concern

February 16, 2015

Those of us residing in the United States consider ourselves blessed to be living in a land of plenty — … Continued

The Healthcare Industry is still Wrestling with How to Use Big Data

August 19, 2014

“It’s taken a long time for the health care industry to embrace Big Data,” writes Jason Millman (@jasonmillman), “but those … Continued

The Internet of Things: Saving Ourselves with Technology

July 23, 2014

I recently listened to a provocative presentation given by Gary Atkinson (@GaryA_ARM), Director of Emerging Technologies at ARM, entitled “Can … Continued

Patient Monitoring, Big Data, and the Future of Healthcare

July 22, 2014

I’m pretty sure that when you read the word “patient” in the headline of this article, your first thought was … Continued

Big Data can Help Reduce Healthcare Costs and Improve Care

June 10, 2014

We would all like to see healthcare costs reduced. As an employer, I know how important benefits are to my … Continued

Pharmaceutical Big Data Analytics Promises a Healthier Future

June 5, 2014

“Big data is transforming the way drugs are being developed and prescribed,” asserts Gail Dutton. “Among the innovations: drugs that … Continued

Big Data and the Pharmaceutical Industry

February 17, 2014

“Big data has grown to prominence in the pharmaceutical market over recent years,” writes Lucy Hill, “turning into a key … Continued

Big Data and Epidemics

January 30, 2014

Matthew Braga reports, “There exists an organization that, using nothing more than the cellphone in your pocket, can track where … Continued

Mobile Technology and Healthcare

January 22, 2014

Dr. Bonnie Feldman, Ellen M. Martin, and Tobi Skotnes report, “In healthcare, the data generated by mobile phones and sensors … Continued

Medicine and Cognitive Computing

January 14, 2014

Last fall an article in The Hindu reported, “Computer programs and algorithms developed in the last three decades are making … Continued

Big Data is a Big Deal in Healthcare

October 7, 2013

Sharon Terry, President and Chief Executive Officer of Genetic Alliance, asserts, “I find myself becoming increasingly optimistic that we are … Continued

Healthcare is Forecast to Get Even More Personal

September 10, 2013

Current debates about healthcare cover topics ranging from how to rein in costs to how to make it more personalized. … Continued