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The do-it-yourself house call
  Technology that aims to keep congestive heart failure patients out of the hospital is gaining traction. The...
His ailing heart was in the right place
Jim Meis' survival following a heart attack in March is the story of a community with a rare combination of medical...
High-tech alternatives to high-cost care
There is another broad transformation in healthcare under way, and it is fueled in good part by technology that...
Web Exclusive: What Innovation Means to Healthcare
Contributor Jason Hwang, MD, offers examples of disruptive innovations that prove that value and affordability in...
A high-tech cure for health costs
Dozens of large and small companies are turning to wireless technology to help achieve the Obama administration's goal...
GlowCap device tells you if it's time to take a pill
Many people don’t skip prescribed doses on purpose, they simply forget. But Vitality Inc. says its new GlowCap...
Healthcare professionals look at baseball stats to question practices
An increasing number of healthcare professionals are looking at the "sabermetrics" revolution in baseball...
Robodoc: Surgeon of the future in theaters now
A mechanical snake that can enter the body through natural orifices to perform operations is just one futuristic device...
Radiology should lead healthcare towards adopting integrated systems
Centralized health information systems have long served key functions like billing and admissions well, but have fell...
Medical device companies on defense
In the face of rapidly increasing healthcare costs and the high number of uninsured, medical device companies are...