Category: Health

Preview: Advocating VR and Gaming in Hospitals

JJ Bouchard is the Patient Technology Coordinator at CS Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. If you’ve never heard of the Patient Technology Coordinator profession, that’s probably because Bouchard is the first of its kind. Bouchard started as a Child Life Specialist with a role to help normalize the hospital experience for the patients...

Moonshots Through Failure

Today Astro Teller talked about how to shoot for the metaphorical moon by failing up. “I fear thoughts that fear technology. You have to approach the changing world with knowledge and confidence, not fear.” Teller talked about bringing the internet to the world with balloons designed to fail… … and self driving cars that learn...

BIG Health Data & HIPAA

When trying to understand the many different view points on Health data being at a place like SXSW is very helpful. The panel Why HIPAA Won’t Save You covered a verity of topics ranging from the patients, the health care companies to the scientific researchers who will use this data. How to keep everyone’s health...