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The Impact of Augmented Intelligence on Healthcare Communications

There are many different types of smart machines. Most people are more familiar with the term “artificial intelligence,” or building human-like intelligence in autonomous technology. However, “augmented intelligence,” which is information technology that augments human intelligence, is progressing rapidly and...

November 6, 2014

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#digitalHx: Digital Digest

Follow our tweets at #digitalHx #alexfromtarget: The Power of a Hashtag Written by Sarah Campbell Last week Alex (last name unknown) was just a regular teen working at Target after school. When someone snapped a photo of him in his...

The Health Wearable Technology Revolution – Who Will Lead the Charge?

The average person may associate wearables solely with fitness junkies. The evolution of personal tracking has brought about a wave of products that are perfect for fitness-conscious consumers, including daily activity trackers such as Fitbit and Jawbone, and even “smart...

PRimeCut Issue 21: Technology’s Impact in Health Communications

It’s hard to believe we’re more than halfway through 2013. While rapid change is the “new normal,” we can count on technology to continue to redefine how we connect and communicate. IBM estimates that 90% of the data in the...

August 22, 2012

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The Social Surgery Room

Recently, hospitals have been taking social media into the operating rooms. Don’t worry, the actual surgeons are not doing the Tweeting or posting – they use a dedicated social media team for that. But what the surgeons are doing is...

March 13, 2012

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Ray Kurzweil’s Future of Health and Medicine

The keynote speaker and Monday’s highlight was Ray Kurzweil, the scientist, futurist and author, who Forbes called “the ultimate thinking machine.” For the last 40 years, Kurzweil has been right most of the time in his predictions and even when...

March 10, 2012

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Brains, bytes and biology – Day One of SXSW Interactive

The first day of SXSW Interactive is always a bit overwhelming with 250,000 enthusiastic festival goers descending on the Austin Convention Center fueled by Starbucks and hope. Today was no exception and the bedlam was compounded by winter finally arriving...