Tech to peek inside

Medicine was revolutionized in modern times by technologies that let doctors “see” inside their patients.  It began in 1895 with X-Ray[i] pictures (X-Rays) that revealed skeletal structures, the presence of bone fractures and solid objects in the body.  Improvements followed, but fundamentally new technologies and techniques took decades to emerge.  Medical ultrasounds[ii] began in the…

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The tech behind the healthcare revolution

  The emerging healthcare revolution would be impossible without cutting edge technologies that were unavailable just a decade ago.  These include miniature sensors, wearable and portable connected devices, remotely accessible big data storage systems, and a growing family of analytical methods and machine learning software.  Together they are providing increasingly sophisticated health monitoring and assessment capabilities…

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