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Jane Metcalfe speaking at TEDx San Francisco. Credit: YouTube

By Laura Lovett 04:50 am August 15, 2018
Metcalfe will keynote the Health 2.0 Annual Fall Conference in September, where she will be talking about ways technology and biology could alter the human race.
Seema Verma speaking at the White House Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference on Monday

CMS Administrator Seema Verma speaking at the White House Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference on Monday. Credit: Twitter

By Tom Sullivan 03:58 pm August 13, 2018
Speaking at the White House, she said the potential of what unleashed health data could do for the country is "really unimaginable."
apple sign on building
By Tom Sullivan 02:12 pm August 08, 2018
Tech, policy and an ecosystem of smartphone platforms are all cause to be very optimistic, says Ricky Bloomfield, MD.
Case Western Reserve develops app and sensors to help smokers quit
By Bernie Monegain 12:35 pm August 01, 2018
Technologies track arm and body motion to detect when to deliver video reminders about the benefits of quitting tobacco.
facial recognition technology
By Bernie Monegain 10:15 am August 01, 2018
Lawmakers take issue with the tech's potential impact on surveillance, privacy and civil liberties.
Nextflex invests in health monitoring systems

Credit: Facebook

By Bernie Monegain 10:47 am July 31, 2018
Skin-like health monitoring systems, epidermal sensors for robotic knees, and more are in development, according to the flexible hybrid electronics manufacturing organization.
Microsoft patent application

Microsoft patent application. Credit: WIPO

By Bernie Monegain 02:53 pm July 30, 2018
With a prototype medical device, the software giant aims to replace the traditional cuff monitor for tracking blood pressure.
HIMSS Connected Health Conference to focus on the human element of digital tech

Scott Kirsner and Carla Kriwet speaking at the Connected Health Conference last year.

By Jonah Comstock 04:15 pm July 27, 2018
The three-day event, during October in Boston, will include cutting-edge technologies such as social robots, voice interfaces and digital therapeutics.
NHS tests drones
By Lynne Minion and Leontina Postelnicu 10:28 am July 26, 2018
Early research says using drones could save $21 billion annually to the broader UK economy.
Mount Sinai opens biomedical blockchain research center
By Bernie Monegain 04:04 pm July 24, 2018
The center will focus on developing predictive apps from data in EHRs, wearables and other digital health tools.

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