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A Lesson In Interoperability With Malcolm Gladwell

Rajiv Leventhal | Healthcare Informatics | February 11, 2014

On Feb. 6 at the HCI-DC 2014 in Washington, D.C.—a public conference co-hosted by the Gary and Mary West Health Institute (WHI) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)—Malcolm Gladwell, journalist, bestselling author, and speaker, gave three lessons in culture, framing and consequence in relation to interoperability in healthcare. Read More »

BrainWriter Helps Graffiti Artist Suffering From ALS To Draw Using OPENBCI

Josh Pate | NEUROGADGET | September 16, 2014

...The Eyewriter was an open source wearable eye tracker that gave Tempt back the creative outlet he had lost. The system was able to trace Tempt’s eye movements and project them onto the side of a building...

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Early Career Researchers Making Their Own Luck – With Help From The Internet

Kathryn Eccles | Guardian | January 15, 2014

Launching our new blogging platform for early career academics, Kathryn Eccles, historian turned digital humanist, extols the career benefits of staying open minded and switched on Read More »

Going Mobile: How Mobile Technology is Evolving in Clinical Trials

Tim Davis | Applied Clinical Trials | May 12, 2014

...[M]obile communication has been leveraged to provide information and access to services across multiple industries, from simple applications such as checking train timetables to mobile banking with secure access to personal information in a highly regulated industry. Clinical research is no exception to this trend and indeed the pharmaceutical industry has seen an increasing movement to leverage mobile technology to engage with patients and collect their data during clinical trials...

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Google Glass Handed Out To Medical Students At UC Irvine

Dara Kerr | CNET | May 14, 2014

The California school thinks the device will help students with anatomy, clinical skills, and hospital rotations. Read More »

Peace Corps Sees Record Interest After Simplified Application Goes Online

Rebecca Carroll | Nextgov.com | October 8, 2014

Any holdouts thinking it doesn’t matter how government does its business in a digital age should consider this: The month Peace Corps put its simplified application online, the number of applicants rose 400 percent over the previous year...

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Redefining Medicine With Apps And iPads

Katie Hafner | New York Times | October 8, 2012

The history of medicine is defined by advances born of bioscience. But never before has it been driven to this degree by digital technology... Read More »

Tech Fast Forward Families Are Ripe For Health Care Self-Care

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Health Populi | October 21, 2011

...I’ve dug into the demographic of the tech fast forward segment, and am interested to find a bifurcation within the income segment: while the most affluent households with over $150K annual income over-index by 2-fold for tech fast forwards, I note that the population with less than $49K a year also over-indexes (at 113) – higher than people $50-99.9K (indexed at 84) and families with $100-$1 Read More »

What Is The Future Of The Library? Bright When Digital!

Mercedes Bunz | Hybrid Publishing Lab | August 8, 2013

To sum it up: while all those libraries define their role quite differently, one thing is certain: digital technology is getting more and more important. This is what their plans are... Read More »