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Fri, April 04, 2014 - Scientists are already 3D printing different kinds of tissue, from skin to livers, and someday they say it will be commonplace to simply print out a body part when needed.
Fri, April 04, 2014 - A joint report from the Office of the National Coordinator of Health IT, the Food and Drug Administration and the Federal Communications Commission provides guidance on how the government intends to regulate clinical healthcare applications without stifling innovation.
Thu, April 03, 2014 - Scientists are working with nanoballoons that are popped by lasers to target chemotherapy treatments directly at cancerous tumors.
Thu, April 03, 2014 - Doctors can add the device to their stethoscopes and send heartbeat data to their phones
Mon, March 31, 2014 - Technicians took the site down in order to fix a software bug
Tue, March 25, 2014 - Healthcare providers such hospitals, medical offices and clinics face an unsettling reality, according to a recent Forrester report: Embrace the cloud, big data, mobile and other emerging technology or get acquired by a healthcare organization that's successfully been there and done that.
Fri, March 21, 2014 - The report finds both Oracle's consulting team and state officials are culpable for problems with the site
Wed, March 19, 2014 - Nearly six months after the Obamacare rollout, the agency in charge of its website, Healthcare.gov, says it is reasonably secure.
Wed, March 19, 2014 - If you're worried about being out of shape, or suspect you might have a disease like diabetes, just breathe into this Toshiba tube.
Tue, March 18, 2014 - Today's healthcare IT leaders have a lot on their plates. The rush to digitize is hitting them hard -- but one CIO says it's shortsighted to simply focus on technology itself, not on the fundamental industry changes that tech will bring.
Tue, March 18, 2014 - Mobile health care has the potential to save billions, but is a complicated sector, analyst says
Mon, March 17, 2014 - Courts have generally tended to dismiss consumer class-action lawsuits filed against companies that suffer data breaches if victims can't show that the the breach directly caused a financial hit.
Mon, March 17, 2014 - Healthbook can reportedly track your vitals, which would position the iWatch light years ahead of other wearables.
Mon, March 17, 2014 - When Microsoft stops supporting Windows XP next month businesses that have to comply with payment card industry (PCI) data security standards as well as healthcare and financial standards may find themselves out of compliance unless they call in some creative fixes, experts say.