Alert
Close

Last chance – give now. Before 2014 ends, help struggling seniors. Donate

Bits & Bytes
Poll

Most Popular
Articles

Viewed

Inside E Street

Technological Advances in Mobile Health

New innovations in health care technology may soon change lives

The annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is a paradise for techno-geeks. Inside E Street’s Lark McCarthy finds that personal technology has permeated America and the world in the “information age.”


See also: CES 2012: Top entertainment trends
.


Smartphones and tablets
are the current obsession, but there have also been technological breakthroughs in health care. New mobile devices and apps have the potential to radically change the way patients interact with their doctors and give people the power to monitor their health in new ways.


Lark talks about the brave new world of mobile health care with experts including Reed Tuckson, M.D., chief of medical affairs for the UnitedHealth Group insurance company; Eric Topol, M.D., formerly of the Cleveland Clinic; and Joseph Smith, M.D., chief medical science officer at the West Wireless Health Institute, a nonprofit research group in La Jolla, Calif.


You may also like: 7 gadgets to improve your life.

Topic Alerts

You can get weekly email alerts on the topics below. Just click “Follow.”

Manage Alerts

Processing

Please wait...

progress bar, please wait

Tell Us WhatYou Think

Please leave your comment below.

Technology
Resources

Social Networking

Step-by-step instructions on how to use some of the Web's most popular networking sites. Go

 

How to Use Your PC

Guides covering everything from setting up your desktop, to getting the most out of Excel. Go

 

Protect Your Digital Life

Keep your computer secure, your web surfing safe, and your inbox spam free with these tips. Go

Discounts & Benefits

Geek Squad Computing

Members save on Geek Squad services with Geek Squad® Tech Support & Guidance for AARP® Members.

AARP Discounts on ADT Companion Services

Members get 20% off NEW installation and activation of ADT® Personal Emergency Response System.

AARP Discounts on Consumer Cellular Phones and Plans

Members save 5% on monthly service and usage charges with Consumer Cellular.

Member Benefits

Members receive exclusive member benefits & affect social change. Join Today

Featured
Groups

computer questions and tips

Computer Questions & Tips

Pick up some handy how-tos from this savvy group of techies. Discuss

 

Freebies Group

Favorite Websites & Freebies

Share your top sites for interesting information, helpful resources — and free stuff! Discuss