Electronic medical records and the industry's tech overhaul could cut costs.
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While the debate over who's going to pay for health care rages on, technology that will assist the diagnosis and treatment of patients is falling into place.
Scitable is an easy-to-use resource from the Nature Publishing Group. Currently, its focus is Genetics, but there is much more to come.
Patients at the London hospital will soon be greeted by a touchscreen computer that allows patients to notify hospital staff they have arrived and update their contact details.
Google has been sending a prototype of Google Health out to health professionals and advisors for feedback. Unfortunately for Google, screenshots of the still unavailable service have been leaked.
A prototype plant health monitor contains sensors for measuring factors that contribute to plant health.
Gadgetry from Matsushita could bring new strength to patients suffering from partial paralysis.
A WiMax tower on Parintins island connects two schools, a hospital, a community center and a university to a broadband network.
Newly discovered cells can develop into body tissue, potentially curbing ethical debates over the use of embryonic stem cells.
Patients attach a patch to their arm that wirelessly transmits heart rate and blood oxygen levels to a handheld.
Intel shows off prototypes of medical devices that could one day let doctors use voice recognition to access patients' vitals.
The operating room of tomorrow will have monitors that show a comprehensive look at the patient's physiology during surgery, among other details.
From starfish-like hairs on a leaf to a floating paperclip, winners of the 2005 Novartis and The Daily Telegraph Visions of Science Photographic Awards are eclectic and colorful.
The planned Bank of America headquarters will use "promote the health and productivity of tenants, reduce waste and assure environmental sustainability."
Doctors at Mt. Sinai Medical Center think so. They plan to issue these "smart cards" to thousands of patients next year.