Tech/IT

Advances in healthcare are strongly driven by information technology and (bio)engineering. We report on the development of next-gen diagnostic and imaging tools, biotech such as CRIPSR and other smart technologies that transform the delivery of care. We also cover the progress of digitalization and the creating of cutting-edge IT solutions – from using big data to predict therapy responses to using blockchain to to make sharing of medical data secure.

Solving the dilemma of not enough hearts

In the not-too-distant future, Dr. Jennifer Cowger envisions a cardiac transplant landscape where more donations are encouraged and utilized, genetically engineered organs can be created in a laboratory, and improved mechanical devices eliminate the need for an actual human heart.... Continue reading