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In 1963, when I started in engineering school, there were two tracks that an electrical engineering student could choose from — electronics or power. Electronics was about solid state devices such as transistors. (The Intel microprocessor was not to come until 1971).

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Convenience Is Driving Telehealth

American Well is a private company based in Boston, MA. It has a mission to improve access to quality healthcare while making it more affordable for consumers. The company does this by using mobile and web telehealth to remove barriers such as distance, mobility,

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IBM Has Ideas for President Elect

Ginni Rometty,Chairman, President and CEO, at IBM Corporation sent an open letter to President-Elect Trump outlining a series of initiatives she believes would be helpful to the new administration and consistent with stated goals. As the leader of the nation’s

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What the Next President Should Do: Healthcare Common Sense

The 2016 election is over, and a top priority for the new administration and Congress is healthcare. The candidates discussed little substance about healthcare during the campaigns, despite the fact it is approaching 20% of our economy and touches every

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Watson, tell me about my doctor and turn down the heat

Jefferson hospital has launched a program with IBM to create cognitive hospital rooms powered by IBM Watson Internet of Things. Dr. Stephen Klasko is President and CEO at Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Steve and I

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