What is the Uberization of Healthcare?
Jan02

What is the Uberization of Healthcare?

Heading full-speed into 2018 as a locum tenens physician makes it hard to deny technology’s role in healthcare. While most people agree that technology can make all of our lives better, not all industries respond the same way. Everywhere you look there’s a new app or device changing the way doctors interact and treat patients. If there’s anything we’ve learned so far it’s that convenience and professional medical services go...

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Net Neutrality and Healthcare: The Issue
Dec20

Net Neutrality and Healthcare: The Issue

Panic has set in after the Federal Communications Commission passed Chairman Ajit Pai’s proposal to scrap net neutrality rules. Net neutrality rules are the Obama-era regulations that prohibit broadband companies from prioritizing or blocking some content over others and prevent Internet service providers from charging additional fees for select services, such as high-quality streaming. This will affect millions of Internet...

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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare | Is This the Future?
Oct27

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare | Is This the Future?

With new technological advances making their way into the healthcare sector, will artificial intelligence be a blessing or a curse for this industry? Artificial intelligence in healthcare is a recent technological trend that is currently in the medical research and developmental stage. The medical industry hopes to incorporate AIs in various aspects of healthcare from the drug creation process to conducting drug trials, to name a few....

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Is 3D Printing the Future of Healthcare?
Sep29

Is 3D Printing the Future of Healthcare?

In this day and age where technological advancements are paving the way to societal development, is 3D printing the future of healthcare? There has been a lot of new technological advancements in the medical field. From the use of augmented reality to nanotechnology, is 3D printing catching up to the hype? 3D printing is a printer that allows its user to create three-dimensional objects using a modeling software. The invention of 3D...

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Augmented Reality in Healthcare?
Sep28

Augmented Reality in Healthcare?

Technology continues to shape the world around us rapidly. This is true for nearly every industry. The same can be said for healthcare. Medical breakthroughs continue to transform the way that physicians are able to treat patients around the world. While this has been true for decades, 2017 is already proving to be an incredible year for technology in medicine. Perhaps one of the most notable technological developments within...

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Can We Generate Electricity from the Bloodstream?
Sep14

Can We Generate Electricity from the Bloodstream?

The pace of technology never seems to slow, especially when it comes to advances in the field of medicine. As we move further into an age of alternative energy sources and the interfacing of biology and tech, scientists have reached an interesting crossover. Sure, we joke about how technology has become an inseparable part of our lives, but the researchers in China have brought this to a whole new, and bizarre, level. Here we’ll take...

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