Mobile health care: Where does the new IT intersect with medicine?

A rural Georgia elementary school is using telemedicine to connect students with doctors. A Bluetooth-enabled stethoscope allows physicians to monitor vital signs remotely from their office miles away. Millions of Americans are sporting “wearable technology” that monitors their exercise regimen and even blood glucose levels of diabetics. These new devices soon could suggest actions we […]

Growing the life sciences economic sector in Indiana and why it’s important to you

Nearly a decade ago, Indiana’s business leaders identified the state’s health care and life science industries as a foundation for further economic growth. An organization, BioCrossroads, was established to serve as a catalyst and today provides funding and other support for this purpose, along with that from state government. Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business […]