Scientists have created a device for the ultimate medical record convenience, and it’s as thin as a temporary tattoo. Researchers at the Institute for Basic Science in South Korea, Seoul National University and the University of Texas at Austin have partnered with MC10, Inc. to develop the first electronic tattoo that can store data and… Continue reading New Smart Tattoos Could Revolutionize Healthcare Technology
Technology plays an integral, innovative role in healthcare, from improving diagnoses and medication allocation to changing the entire science of transplants and surgeries. Some advancements benefit a select few in seemingly unbelievable ways while others affect the care of almost every patient. Electronic Medical Records Electronic medical records are changing healthcare for the better even… Continue reading How Technology is Changing Our Healthcare
The deadline to sign up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is Monday, March 31. To encourage as many people to sign up as possible, President Obama has been reaching out to the American public, particularly younger generations, by appearing on popular programs and by developing a larger online presence. Earlier this month… Continue reading Would President Obama Make Out With Justin Bieber to Promote HealthCare.gov? SNL Thinks So
Did you know that art in America was more popular than major league baseball? Arts and culture organizations get visited by 850 million people and generate $135 billion worth of commerce in the Unites States each year. Every city and town has its own unique set of popular art and culture, though, making that often… Continue reading How Supporting Arts and Cultural Organizations Makes a Huge Impact
A month after its launch, Healthcare.gov is still more of a hindrance than an aid to people who want to opt into a new health insurance plan using the Obamacare marketplace. The $400 million project might be the biggest internet fail in history, especially considering the political upheaval (aka the government shutdown) Obamacare opponents have… Continue reading The Backwards Evolution of American Technology
In a followup to his latest infocomic exploring “What it means to be poor in America,” graphic journalist Andy Warner illustrates the idea behind “the poverty line” on KQED and the origins of the important measurement used for determining citizens’ eligibility for financial aide. According to the Poverty Threshold, 46.5 million American’s were living in… Continue reading Poverty Line Problems: The History of an Outdated Measurement
With the new Affordable Healthcare Act in place, how are you going to be covered? Many Americans are wondering this and have taken to the Health Insurance Marketplace, which opened on October 1, to find out. The Health Insurance Marketplace is an online shopping center to find the best coverage for you. According to a… Continue reading Healthcare.gov Reaches 2.5 Million People on Its 1st Day: What Issues Do American’s Care About Most?