How MD Anderson Plans to Democratize Specialists’ Expertise

How MD Anderson Plans to Democratize Specialists’ Expertise »

With the help of IBM’s Watson Health, the Oncology Expert Advisor is leveraging clinicians’ knowledge, connected analytics, telemedicine and cognitive computing to reimagine a distributed healthcare system.

With Help from Hollywood, BCH Program Revamps Surgical Trainers

With Help from Hollywood, BCH Program Revamps Surgical Trainers »

But this isn’t the first time the hospital’s SIMPeds program has pioneered patient simulation–and likely won’t be the last.

From Daily Doubles to Doctors’ Sides

From Daily Doubles to Doctors’ Sides »

In the current era of Big Data, the challenge of consuming and analyzing an unprecedented amount of medical information regularly confronts physicians. Watson Health, IBM’s cognitive computing platform, is here to help.

Putting Thoughts Into Action

Putting Thoughts Into Action »

Cathy Hutchinson manipulated a robotic arm to take a sip from a bottle, 15 years after a stroke left her unable to move any of her limbs, with the BrainGate brain-computer interface (BCI) which allows paralyzed patients to control computer cursors and robotic limbs by simply thinking about moving their own hands.

To Cure Cancer, Targeted Therapies Best Future Bet

To Cure Cancer, Targeted Therapies Best Future Bet »

“Cancer medicine does not ask us to do precision medicine as a side note; cancer medicine ask us to do precision medicine as a basis,” said Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, at the opening keynote of the Boston Children’s Hospital Global Pediatric Innovation Summit on Monday.

Diagnostic Tool Captures Cancer With iPhone Camera

Diagnostic Tool Captures Cancer With iPhone Camera »

Smartphones already help manage chronic pain, facilitate meditation and even prescribe corrective lenses. But what if they could be used to diagnose cancer as well?

Looking Beyond Prescriptive Lenses

Looking Beyond Prescriptive Lenses »

Somerville-based EyeNetra’s tech could one day bridge gap in eye care need, revolutionize how we look at our screens

Not Just a Meditation Tool: The Muse Brain Sensing Headband In Neuroscience Research

Not Just a Meditation Tool: The Muse Brain Sensing Headband In Neuroscience Research »

Wearable’s low-cost and portability prove advantageous in university studies

To Develop Innovative Solutions for Type 2 Diabetes, Fellows First “Live” with the Disease

To Develop Innovative Solutions for Type 2 Diabetes, Fellows First “Live” with the Disease »

“I have so much respect for people who have to make these wide-sweeping lifestyle changes.”

Navigating the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age: A Q&A with Dr. Robert Wachter

Navigating the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age: A Q&A with Dr. Robert Wachter »

We sat down with the author of The Digital Doctor to discuss the benefits -- and unexpected consequences -- healthcare's digital revolution.

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