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Does Moore’s Law Make Better Health Care Inevitable? Don Rucker of Siemens Thinks So

Yesterday’s jammed-packed day at TEDMED has been outstandingly summarized and diarized by Patricia Salber. The recurring thread that I noted throughout a fruitful day of talks was that Moore’s Law, the formula for the exponential growth of computing capacity, was invoked, I counted, at least three times during the day, and has given American medicine a sense of inevitable optimism.
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Do-It-Yourself Health Care

Industries / Medical : The Health Care Blog (4 years ago)

By PATRICIA SALBER I was debating merits of DIY healthcare with my buddy, Brian Klepper, PhD -healthcare analyst and pundit extraordinaire - the other day. He is not a fan, preferring instead to have better, stronger, more informed,... Read Post

Lawsuit claims health care union hired law firm of president’s boyfriend

Industries : (1 hour ago)

By Susan K. Livio, The Star-Ledger An ongoing lawsuit against the state's largest health care employee union has taken a personal turn, with the plaintiffs alleging the union president had a role in awarding legal contracts to her l... Read Post

Moore's Law Doesn't Apply to Health Care Technology

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (2 years ago)

The recurring theme at the TedMed conference earlier this month was the application of Moore's Law to health care. As Robin Carey noted after the conference on Social Media Today, the idea that Moore's Law could be driving health ca... Read Post

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