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The Use and Misuse of Information Technology in Health Care: Several Doctors Reply

One of them writes, "There is a very American tendency to look for technological fixes for significant problems. In general, technological fixes only work in the context of appropriate institutional structures."<p>Our new issue has an interview with Dr. David Blumenthal about why it has taken the …

BlackBerry Buys Stake In U.S. Healthcare IT Firm As It Shifts Focus To Niche Markets

BlackBerry has bought a minority stake in privately held U.S. healthcare IT firm NantHealth. The two companies told Reuters they are working together to develop a new smartphone tailored to the needs of the healthcare sector — with a launch pegged for late 2014 or early 2015, according to Jim …

IBM's Watson Supercomputer May Soon Be The Best Doctor In The World

"Watson, the supercomputer that is now the world Jeopardy champion, basically went to med school after it won Jeopardy," MIT's Andrew McAfee, coauthor of The Second Machine Age, said recently in an interview with Smart Planet. "I'm convinced that <b>if it's not already the world's best diagnostician,</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

The Week in Review: Obamacare For All

Inside Flipboard / April 18, 2014<p>Tuesday marked the deadline for most Americans without healthcare to sign up for coverage under the Patient …

Toward a circular economy: Philips CEO Frans van Houten

A new economic model is helping the Dutch manufacturer improve its resource efficiency and financial attractiveness.<p><b>Two years ago,</b> we decided to …

Do Americans know enough for health care reform? - Futurity

In a fall 2013 survey, 42 percent of Americans were unable to define "deductible" and 1 in 5 had not heard of the health care reform.

Google Zeitgeist 2013

What did the world search for in 2013? Watch the moments that made this year memorable. #Zeitgeist2013

The wealth of states in India

Which state in the country has gained the most from liberalization? Which are the ones that haven’t done so well out of economic liberalization? …

New evidence that plants get their energy using quantum entanglement

Obamacare December sign-up surge pushes enrollees to 1.1 million

• Of 1.1 million now enrolled, 1 million signed up in December<p>• Administration yet to provide update on states' exchanges<p>A December surge propelled healthcare sign-ups through the US government's rehabilitated website past the 1 million mark, the Obama administration said on Sunday, reflecting new …

2015 Kia K900 Review, Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos

2018<p>The Car Connection<p>The Car Connection Expert Review<p>John Voelcker Senior Editor<p>Likes<p>Comfortable interior<br>• Rear-seat room<br>• Quiet ride<br>• Inoffensive …

LA Auto Show: 2015 Kia K900

The new Kia K900 is deceptively big. From a distance, the design makes Kia's new rear-drive flagship appear to occupy the same footprint as a midsize sedan. And it looks like a cross between a Lexus GS and a Maserati Quattroporte. But this Kia is larger. It's within inches of the full-size Hyundai …

Los Angeles 2013: Kia K900, Kia Goes Further Upmarket

Following stablemate Hyundai’s move upmarket with the Genesis and Equus sedans, Kia is introducing the K900 to North America. Called the K9 …

2015 Kia K900 Sedan First Look at 2013 LA Auto Show

Rear-Drive Flagship Celebrates Kia's 20 Years in the U.S.<p>Kia has grown its market position over the last five years with vehicles such as the midsize Optima, Sorento crossover, and full-size front-drive Cadenza. Now, after nearly two decades in the U.S. market, Kia is finally ready to launch the …

Kia Motors

IRS to pay Obamacare political price

Obamacare’s rollout dented the Department of Health and Human Services in just the first month. Up next year: the Internal Revenue Service.<p>A key piece of the health care law gives Americans making less than 400 percent of the poverty line subsidies to buy insurance. But if buyers don’t alert the …

ACA overshadows cap and trade

Washington’s political atmospherics couldn’t be much worse for taking on big, complicated things after the bungled Obamacare launch. One unlucky and little noticed casualty: climate change.<p>A sweeping cap-and-trade bill, like the kind that died in President Barack Obama’s first term, remains the …