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Biotech: Healing One Cell at a Time
Research into tissue and organ engineering using inkjet printers and 3D scaffolds has an undeniable sci-fi quality to...
Motorola MC75A0-HC device ready for hospital apps
Motorola has unveiled a new push-to-talk mobile device to withstand the drops and spills of a hospital environment...
Web Exclusive: Robots Stealing Healthcare Jobs?
It should be noted that most of the layoffs are probably not directly related to the decision to use robots...
Web Exclusive: iPhone set to replace the stethoscope
The stethoscope – medical icon, lifesaver and doctor's best friend – is disappearing from hospitals...
Tiny eye telescope brings back a world of sight
The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment that could help millions of older adults who are nearly...
Web Exclusive: Domo Arigato, Doctor Roboto
Telehealth and remote medicine are hot topics these days, widely regarded as fields that are about to explode. But...
Wheelchairs that listen
A robotic wheelchair operated by voice commands is being developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The...
100 iPads set for deployment at California Hospital
Nick Volosin, director of technical services at Kaweah Delta Health Care District in Visalia, CA, bought three iPads...
Point-of-Care Tool Helps Clinicians Answer Questions, Make Decisions
There may be no better way for a clinician to problem-solve than by analyzing all of the information at hand and making...
Apple's iPad: Tool, toy, or trap?
The iPad isn't ready to take a laptop's or a netbook's place—even if its touchscreen and speedy processor help it...