2012 – The Re-Think of Medicine Has Begun
Healthcare systems worldwide are imploding with run-away costs and lack of access to primary care. It is time to look at medicine as a reactive discipline more attuned to maintaining and preserving rather than to curing and healing. We deal with symptoms and intervene to mitigate symptoms. Continue reading
Smartphone health applications expected to exceed $400M annually by 2016
ABI Research (London, UK) predicts the sports and health mobile application market will grow to more than $400 million in 2016, up from $120 million in 2010. The report “Mobile Devices and mHealth” expects the ability Continue reading
UCSD unveils Center for the Future of Surgery
Every year, millions of patients undergo lifesaving surgeries. The outcome of each procedure is driven by dynamic factors such as the patient’s health, drugs and instruments used, team communication, and the wisdom of the surgeon’s hand. To advance safety and innovation Continue reading
Millions of dollars in federal broadband funds fail to reach rural health care providers.
Federal Communications Commission is coming under fire for not distributing millions of dollars intended for rural health care. Since 1997, Telecommunications companies have been required by law to collect Universal access fees Continue reading