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Why So Many New Tech Companies Are Getting into Health Care

A flood of new health care IT companies has been pouring into the U.S. health care market. The cause of this torrent: the recognition that as market and regulatory forces alter incentives in health care, IT companies will play a powerful role in combating the overemployment and declining …

Taking on the specialist shortage

The University of Virginia Health System is putting its EpicCare electronic medical record to work on a pilot designed to speed patients' access to …

Next Generation ACOs will be reimbursed for more telemedicine

This week, the Department of Health and Human Services announced that it would follow up its Pioneer Accountable Care Organization (ACO) Model with a …

New Geisinger Health Center Merges Telehealth, Genomics

April 24, 2015 - Geisinger Health System is bringing telehealth into the future of precision medicine by making the technology integral to its new …

Digital Health

Telehealth Pilot Shortens Hospital Stays By 24 Days

Fewer admissions and shortened stays are just two of the benefits of Banner Health's Intensive Ambulatory Care pilot program, according to a review …

Telehealth

American Well sues Teladoc for alleged patent infringement

Teladoc's road to IPO may prove to be a bumpy one thanks to a new legal battle with American Well. <b>American Well's lawsuit</b>, filed today in …

mHealth

Doctor On Demand Pulls In $50 Million To Continue Expansion Of Its Virtual Doctor Visit Platform

Telemedicine startup Doctor on Demand announced that it has raised $50 million in Series B funding and signed its 200th employer customer today. The funding will be used to continue to grow the service as well as sign up new partnerships.<p>Doctor on Demand provides customers one-on-one sessions with …

Startups

American Well to launch telehealth ‘exchanges’ for docs, patients

Telehealth service provider American Well is getting ready to launch telehealth “exchanges,” where patients can search for physicians able to provide …

Crowdsourcing

12 Videos of Adorable Animals Fighting

Do the animals we label as “cute” fight with each other? Most of the time, the answer is yes. Sometimes the fights are kerfuffles of snorts and …

Does Money Make You Mean?

<i>Part 3 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> The Money Paradox.<p><b>About Paul Piff's TEDTalk</b><p>Social psychologist Paul Piff describes how wealth changes behavior and how almost anyone's behavior can change when they're made to feel rich.<p><b>About Paul Piff</b><p>Paul Piff is a social psychologist at the University of …

Ultra Music Festival live sets from Eric Prydz, New World Punx, Flosstradamus and more [Updated]

It’s become a tradition for a series of live sets to emerge in the wake of any major festival. In the case of Ultra, the phenomenon is more popular …

2014 YotaPhone

The dual-screened Android smartphone is now available for pre-order in Russia and select European countries. Its 4.7″ rear touchscreen uses E-ink, …

Lucid dreaming made easier with the Aurora EEG headband

The system is two-part: a headband that circles around your forehead and an app which can connect to the Aurora via Bluetooth LE. The band is …

SnapRays Guidelight Will Light Your Night, Designed To Look Like Outlets

If you were ever afraid of the dark as a child, you know how important night lights are. But the thing with night lights is that they used up …

Will Anyone Under 30 Wear Apple's Health-Obsessed iWatch?

As rumors mount about a possible iWatch launch late in 2014, with attendant speculation that it will provide Apple with a boost to its sagging sales, I have to ask, who is this for? Tim Cook wears a Nike fuelband (as well as sitting on their board) and Cupertino has been on a hiring tear for those …

4 Things You Need to Know About Future NSA Director Michael Rogers

Vice Adm. Michael Rogers was confirmed as the new director of the NSA and the U.S. Cyber Command. He will succeed Gen. Keith Alexander, who's …

How Edward Snowden went from loyal NSA contractor to whistleblower

In late December 2001, someone calling themselves TheTrueHOOHA had a question. He was an 18-year-old American male with impressive IT skills and a sharp intelligence. His real identity was unknown. Everyone who posted on Ars Technica, a popular technology website, did so anonymously.<p>TheTrueHOOHA …

iPhone-controlled door lock market heating up as Openways announces Okidokeys

A company that makes smartphone-controlled door locks for hotels has announced its first home door lock system, going by the rather cringeworthy name Okidokeys.<p>Once fitted, you’ll be able to unlock your front door from your iPhone (or Android handset) via Bluetooth. The locks are also compatible …

iOptik augmented reality contact lens prototype to be unveiled at CES

We first learned of Innovega's vision for augmented reality back in 2012 when the company received a contract from DARPA to develop the iOptik …

Google Is Taking Android to the Car With Audi, GM, Honda and Hyundai

Google has just announced that it's joining forces with Audi, GM, Honda, Hyundai and Nvidia to create the Open Automotive Alliance. In other words, …

'Sherlock' interactive trailer: Clues, and a magnificent mustache

The new trailer for season 3 of the BBC's "Sherlock" debuts with never-before-seen video footage and photos embedded in the trailer itself. Be warned: Spoilers ahead.<p>Sherlock Holmes is back! Dr. Watson's Magnum P.I. mustache! New love interest! Mrs. Hudson screaming! This and many more moments …

TV

Sandy Hook Gun Maker Sales Soar

The iWallet Is Coming

<i>Post updated to reflect a misstatement about when Apple rolled out self checkout to its stores.</i><p>This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint identification system, may be another building block in building a …

The Self-Cleaning Silic Shirt Protects Against Spills

Doing laundry sucks. Wouldn’t it be nice if your clothes somehow magically self-cleaned? Well that’s exactly what you get with the Silic shirt! The …