Where data and drugs intersect

Nov 13, 2015
Lizzie recorded this conversation onstage at the Fast Company Innovation Festival.
Posted In: data, medicine, drugs

Keeping medical IV’s safe

Sep 16, 2015
'The battle is that technology moves a lot faster than the agencies do.'
Posted In: medicine, smart pumps, medication

How the cost of a drug impacts the placebo effect

Mar 3, 2015
A recent study suggests telling patients a drug is expensive enhances the effect.
Posted In: medicine, pharmaceuticals, hospitals

We really are living in the (medical) future

Jul 28, 2014
Dr. Goel is trying to do for medicine what Google did for information technology.
Posted In: medicine, medical devices, The Big Ideas

Specialty drugs could fuel health care inflation

Jun 24, 2014
Why health care spending is projected to accelerate in 2015.
Posted In: health care costs, medicine

An ancient animal's blood is a modern medical miracle

Jun 17, 2014
The horseshoe crab's blue-colored blood is critical to modern medicine.
Posted In: horseshoe crabs, medicine, animals

FTC cracks down on weight-loss products

Jan 8, 2014
The Washington Post’s Lydia DePillis explains the deceptive advertising around weight-loss drugs.
Posted In: weight loss, Health, drugs, medicine, advertising, deceptive advertising

FreedomPop launches free WiFi beta, and "transient electronics"

Oct 1, 2012
A new service called FreedomPop hopes to go up against AT&T and Verizon, and a new kind of dissolve-able circuit that could change the field of medicine.
Posted In: Tech, wifi, electronics, medicine

Study: U.S. doctors are 'burned out'

Aug 21, 2012
A new study from the Mayo Clinic shows high burnout rates among physicians compared with the general public, especially for emergency room, family and general internal medicine doctors.
Posted In: doctor, medicine, Mayo Clinic

The effort to keep the small town doctor around

Mar 16, 2012
As more and more people move to urban areas, how do you keep doctors down on the farm?
Posted In: doctor, medicine, rural America