Healthcare

March 23, 2017

While the air transportation and energy sectors are undergoing dramatic shifts, it's healthcare that will experience the most sweeping changes from the IoT revolution. With connected things continuously exchanging and analyzing data in real time, healthcare will shift from a reactive to a... read more

March 01, 2017

State and local government agencies saw the number of bids and RFPs for improved medical equipment grow 21 percent in 2016, more than any other contracting area, fueled by high health care costs and an aging boomer population.

February 10, 2017

Think about how urban transportation strategy would change if citizens could travel by laptop or mobile device to a doctor visit.

December 20, 2016

Current health IT systems aren't equipped to adequately manage population health, prompting researchers to call on health leaders to close those gaps by expanding data collection efforts. To do this, healthcare leaders must embrace new data sources that integrate behavioral and social factors... read more

November 07, 2016

Nadia Morris, head of innovation at the AT&T Connected Health Foundry in Houston, Texas gave a session titled "Connecting smart hospitals with care at home," at this year's TMForum Innovation InFocus conference. She highlighted problems in the healthcare industry, spoke of how new... read more

October 20, 2016

The health care industry is a prime target for innovation, and improvements are being made in a wide range of areas.  There are new payment models, disease management programs, flexible care models and technology-driven cost reductions.

October 14, 2016

On Thursday, the White House announced more than $300 million in funding, through partnerships, for tech innovations that will help Americans live in smart cities, improve healthcare, and even make it to Mars-while also addressing what increased automation could mean for job security.

August 12, 2016

From the initial 911 call to the emergency response that follows, emergency dispatching is a well-choreographed process designed to ensure that each incident has the attention and equipment needed for saving lives. But even with constant practice and training, emergency response amounts to an... read more

August 18, 2015

Wearable devices, mobility and analytics are shifting the way people move through the health system. Who will be the next Amazon of health care? That's the question posed by PwC in a report that explored how the health care industry is innovating to meet the demands of the digital consumer, or... read more

July 13, 2015

Can asking people "How are you?" after a disaster make a city more resilient? It just might. The strong connection between urban planning, city resilience, and mental health may surprise some. Even before disaster strikes, many cities already have mental health preparations in place.

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