Healthcare

June 06, 2017

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a natural fit for the smart cities movement. Just consider the billions of data points bouncing through a maze of intertwined city departments, magnified exponentially by all aspects of the Internet of Things (IoT).

April 10, 2017

For some, a power outage is a reminder of our dependence on aging infrastructure. For others, it can be life-threatening.

April 05, 2017

The House Energy & Commerce Committee on Tuesday held a hearing looking into ways to improve cybersecurity across the healthcare sector. In recent years, cybersecurity has been a growing concern in healthcare, with high profile cyber-attacks and vulnerabilities causing disruptions for... read more

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.

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