It's well known that scores of military veterans face a difficult transition upon returning from battle zones, often manifested through mental health conditions that can lead to isolation and desperation. In an attempt to reach those veterans that are struggling , a group of developers in Los Angeles is launching a free mobile app that offers support.
Current healthcare literature says that without robust analytics technology, healthcare organizations can't fully achieve the goal of affordable, high-quality care, good intentions notwithstanding. The data is there, but the healthcare industry does not have an evenly distributed knowledge of how to use it effectively.
Healthcare needs leaders in the network neutrality debate who can bridge the needs of clinical practice and technology to ensure the Internet continues to serve the public good, according to a blog post at Health Affairs.
When you think about how an “advanced persistent threat,” i.e., a hacker, works, think of a professional quarterback like the Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers. Smart, capable and most of all flexible, a pro QB will read a defense and exploit whatever weakness it offers. He might look first for a 50-yard TD strike to the split-end running a fly down the sideline. But if the cornerback has that guy covered, he'll look next for the flanker on a cross 20 yards deep. If the safety is blanketing the flanker, the wily QB will take what he can get, either dumping off to a halfback sneaking in front the linebackers in the hook zone 7 yards downfield or, if the tackles are split and he's fleet of foot like Rodgers, running the ball himself.
Google’s new facilities are primed for innovation. All photos by Jenni Whalen. In a city bursting with colleges, startups, and medical facilities, there’s a new kid on campus: Google campus, that is. On August 5, Google unveiled its renovated office space in Kendall Square, a hub of technological innovation in the Boston area. The campus at 5 Cambridge Center connects three previously independent sections of Google... #glasschallenge #google #googlecambridge #googlefacilities #googleglass
Women tend to launch businesses with less financing than men and have more difficulty raising funding. But early data suggest that women are outperforming men in raising money via crowdfunding sites, such as Kickstarter and Indiegogo.
Amid a sea of companies creating mobile medical devices, a Philadelphia startup hopes to set itself apart and deliver an innovative product that provides quick, at-home lab diagnostics on a smartphone.
Researchers at the Institute of General Physics at the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology said their advancement in biocomputing using nanoparticles is a step towards creating drug-delivering nanorobots.
If your phone automatically backs up, you may be leaking patient information. Photo via Creative Commons. “In May 2013, an Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine faculty member discovered residents [were] using Internet-based services to maintain a spreadsheet of patients. Their intent was to provide each other up-to-date information about who was admitted to the hospital under the care of their... #americanresidentproject #cloudstorage #data #datasecurity #datastorage