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Why the Next President Won't Radically Change Obamacare Anytime Soon

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have talked a lot about their plans for the health care law, but making them a reality is much easier said than done.<p>The presidential candidates' views on the Affordable Care Act are well-known. Hillary Clinton would keep it but fix it. Donald Trump would repeal it …

12 of the most spectacular hikes in California

Mt. Whitney<p>Michael Shainblum<p>If you don’t have time for the John Muir trail you can still summit Mt. Whitney since the peak is accessible via a …

4 Proven Ways to Increase Your Motivation to Exercise

Workout motivation. You don’t have any. You know exercise is good… and you still don’t do it. You’re not alone.<p>We all want a magic pill that makes us …

How Big Data And Analytics Are Transforming Supply Chain Management

Supply chain management is a field where Big Data and analytics have obvious applications. Until recently, however, businesses have been less quick to implement big data analytics in supply chain management than in other areas of operation such as marketing or manufacturing.<p>Of course supply chains …

Big Data

The 3 Big Technologies To Watch Over The Next Decade -- Genomics, Nanotechnology and Robotics

Many people take it as an article of faith that technology is changing the world, but in his new book, <i>The Rise and Fall of American Growth</i>, economist Robert Gordon says otherwise. He points out—accurately—that productivity, which surged between 1920 and 1970, has stalled since then and is likely to …

Nanotech

Elon Musk hints that his next project could be an electric plane

Perhaps the most highly revered Silicon Valley engineer, Musk said he has been thinking about an electric jet with vertical takeoff and landing<p>Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, Tesla and PayPal, has hinted that his next project could be building a vertical takeoff electric plane.<p>Making a surprise …

Elon Musk

Here's Your No-Fail New Year's Eve Makeup Look

If you, like me, are forever running late for everything, then you simply don't have time to labor over the perfect feline flick, smoky eye, or …

Transforming health care with big data: Premier Healthcare Alliance

Doing a deep dive into customer data — analyzing and mining the vast stores of information now available to many enterprises — can yield profitable …

Healthcare's Big Problem With Little Data

Every year, the analyst firm Gartner publishes between 90 and 100 “Hype Cycles” with insight on about 1,900 different technologies. The Hype Cycle above is the one for Emerging Technologies for 2012 (published in August) and shows “Big Data” heading toward the “Peak of Inflated …

The Best Big Data Trends for Healthcare

<i>By Dr. Henry Johnson, Vice President/Medical Director, Midas+ Solutions, A Xerox Company</i><p>When I talk to clients about “big data” and analytics, their concerns and questions basically come down to this: how can their hospitals wade through a sea of information about patients and practices to find the …

How big data is infiltrating healthcare

• Financial/quality data: All tied to value-based purchasing, which holds healthcare providers accountable for both the cost and quality of care they provide. Healthcare providers need to monitor this almost in real time so they can respond quickly to events. <br>• Patient safety: And actionable quality …

Big Data

Big Data Technologies And Advancements In Healthcare

In August of 1854 there was a severe cholera outbreak in the Soho district of London. Within a month, several hundred people perished. Unable to ascertain the cause physician, John Snow, decided to plot all the mortality stats on a map. Once completed, it became easy to identify the cause. Looking …

Big data: enabling the future of healthcare

Healthcare Network,Data management,Patient records,Work practices,Hospitals and acute care,GPs and primary care,Big data<p>By collecting patient data, clinicians can use predictive analytics to prevent potentially deadly conditions

How Big Data Will Help Save Healthcare

More and more companies are talking about big data these days—but it’s more than a buzzword. It might just change the way healthcare works in the U.S. From better patient outcomes to a more transparent healthcare system to more accessible and affordable care, big data could change every inch of the …

Healthcare’s Big Data Opportunity

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>David Richards is the co-founder and CEO of WANdisco.</i><p>The hospitals where my grandchildren are born will be unrecognizable to those we know today; they’ll be safer, cleaner and more efficient. And what is considered world class in 2014 will tomorrow be viewed with the same disdain we …

How Big Data Is Changing Healthcare

If you want to find out how Big Data is helping to make the world a better place, there’s no better example than the uses being found for it in healthcare.<p>The last decade has seen huge advances in the amount of data we routinely generate and collect in pretty much everything we do, as well as our …

5 Emerging Technologies Every Hospital Will Have By 2025

Wearable fitness devices and smartphone health apps that generate continuous streams of data will be the biggest catalysts for change at your doctor’s office in the coming decades.<p>Investors seem excited about the potential. Digital health startups attracted investments of $6.5 billion in 2014, a …

Digital Health

Healthcare Is About Patients, Not Paperwork

When you’re in the hospital or recovering at home, what’s the one thing that you want more of? Personal care.<p>Nurses want the same thing. We want to spend more time tending to our patients, giving them more individual care. The challenge today is we end up spending a good chunk of our time tracking …

15 Sunglasses Brands You Might Not Know Yet, But Definitely Should

While we love our Ray-Ban and designer mainstays, these lesser-known sunglasses labels are worth discovering.<p>No matter what the season, we're constantly looking for new sunglasses to top off our look in the best way. While we love classics like Ray-Ban and luxury designer sunglasses, it's always …

Eyewear

FDA approves the first generic copy of a costly biotech drug

The copycat medicine is meant to increase competition in the field<p>For the first time ever today, the FDA approved the use of a copy of a costly biotech medicine, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports. The "quasi-generic" drug could be the first step towards shrinking the US's $375 billion in yearly drug …

Gartner Predicts Three Big Data Trends for Business Intelligence

Big data has given businesses a window into valuable streams of information from customer purchasing habits to inventory status. However, internal data streams give only a limited picture, especially with the growth of digital business.<p>Three trends Gartner has identified <i></i>describe information’s …

Big Data

The perfect date in Amsterdam - and why it beats Venice for romance

It’s hard to beat water when it comes to adding a touch of romance to a city, and Amsterdam’s canals bring charm, calm, and poetry to a town already laden with historical allure.<p>OK, so there’s Venice. But as the French man-of-letters Montesquieu said when he passed through in 1729: “I prefer …

Amsterdam Style

'60 Minutes' Just Called Obamacare A Disaster. Here's What They Didn't Tell You.

<i>60 Minutes</i> on Sunday ran an eye-raising exposé of the health law’s many shortcomings — or as correspondent Lesley Stahl called the segment, “What Obamacare Doesn’t Do.”<p>Unfortunately, when it came to telling a complete story about the Affordable Care Act, there was a lot that <i>60 Minutes</i> itself didn’t …

Health Care