Healthcare

05.10.14
Health care outlets pay $4.8 million after 6,800 patient records leak on the web
05.10.14

Health care outlets pay $4.8 million after 6,800 patient records leak on the web

Want to know why health care institutions can be antsy about making their patient data available o...

By J. Fingas,   05.10.14
View
05.10.14
The US is opening up the Smithsonian's digitized art collection
05.10.14

The US is opening up the Smithsonian's digitized art collection

The White House promised that it would open up government data last year, and it's now expanding t...

By J. Fingas,   05.10.14
View
04.16.14
Better's mobile app lets you call a Doctor as if they were tech support
04.16.14

Better's mobile app lets you call a Doctor as if they were tech support

Technology problem? Easy, just hit the Mayday button (if you have one) or sign up for Google Helpo...

By D. Cooper,   04.16.14
View
04.10.14
Bloomberg: US Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to resign
04.10.14

Bloomberg: US Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to resign

The woman in charge of guiding United States health policy and the figurehead of Healthcare.gov, K...

By B. Gilbert,   04.10.14
View
01.23.14
Sony gets into genetic analysis with aim of helping docs pick better treatments
01.23.14

Sony gets into genetic analysis with aim of helping docs pick better treatments

We tend to forget that many companies celebrated for their shiny things also have significant inte...

By J. Rigg,   01.23.14
View
01.07.14
Live from the Engadget CES Stage: Scanadu CEO Walter de Brouwer
01.07.14

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: Scanadu CEO Walter de Brouwer

Health care devices are, once again, all the rage at this year's CES, and Scanadu's got one of the...

By B. Heater,   01.07.14
View
09.18.13
Calico: a new Google company focused on extending life expectancy
09.18.13

Calico: a new Google company focused on extending life expectancy

Google's making a long-term business bet that, at first glance, may seem out of the ordinary: it's...

By J. Volpe,   09.18.13
View
07.02.13
Telescopic contact lenses magnify sight 2.8 times, turn wearer into cyborg
07.02.13

Telescopic contact lenses magnify sight 2.8 times, turn wearer into cyborg

Interested in upgrading your eyeballs? Well, a team of DARPA-funded researchers led by Joseph Ford...

By M. Grey,   07.02.13
View