Health’s Elusive Holy Grail

Everyone is claiming that we stand at the precipice of one of the greatest shifts the health world has ever seen. Big data is going to change everything; how we diagnose, how we treat, how we monitor, how we live, and how we die. Yet while optimism abounds among the tech community, many who have…

Printing Life

Article co-written with¬†Maryam Nabavi. While Maker culture continues to emerge as a dominant force in manufacturing and consumer interests, far bigger implications of the movement are on the horizon. What happens when we begin to apply the same DIY, hacker mentality to a field as sensitive as health? How much can we accomplish? Can 3D…

Paging Doctor R2

Co-Authored by¬†Paul Hartley It is undeniable that technology-enabled devices have had a great impact upon our ability to diagnose, treat and care for the sick and infirm. However, we must be cautious to not get caught up in the flashing lights, bells, whistles and web-integrated gadgetry of it all. Many people have a dangerous penchant…