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Empathy: A Key Component in Health Innovation

Design driven by empathy allows “touchpoints between technology and people." This approach helps build a patient’s trust in a particular device or mobile app.

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CRISPR Strikes Gold with New Technique to Repair DNA

CRISPR, a technique that allows for the direct modification of nuclear DNA, has been making waves this year.

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Cracking the Mystery of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

More than 1 million Americans have faced the same frustrating medical problem: they have persistent flu-like symptoms, chronic inflammation, and are constantly exhausted.

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Plastic Overwhelming Landfills? Worms Might Be Part of the Solution

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A Smoking Intervention Leads to Lasting Results

In a recent study at the University of Liverpool, smokers underwent a CT scan and—regardless of what the scan showed—were more likely to quit than a control group.

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Geisinger Uses Epic to Identify a Genetic Disorder in Hundreds of Patients

Through a study of patients’ genes and Epic data, Geisinger found that one in every 256 people have a gene variant for Familial Hypercholesterolemia.

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Renown Health Combines 10 years of Epic Data with Genetic Data

Researchers will be able to analyze a wealth of new population health data after Renown Health in Nevada gathers genetic data from thousands of volunteers.

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CHOP Fights Cancer in Immunotherapy Trial

Immunotherapy treatments harness a patient’s own immune system to fight cancer.

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