Innovative technologies can improve the physical and mental well-being of people who suffer from loneliness and lack of social connections. A new report highlights examples, such as Australia's InTouch Living system.
Upgrades at a San Juan, Puerto Rico VA hospital to enhance patient comfort and care will be delivered with no up-front capital investment, thanks to an energy savings performance contract (ESPC). Learn more about ESPCs.
Communities struggle to prevent more death and devastation from drug addiction. Governments put more money into the battle. And new tech strategies emerge. Get the latest insights from Deloitte, SAS, IBM and others.
With its new 500 Cities website, the Centers for Disease Control is helping public health professionals pinpoint chronic health issues and identify emerging health problems at a local level. Some call it a game-changer.
In a North Carolina county, the intersection of opioid abuse and child abuse and neglect threatens to overwhelm social services. A Florida agency works to protect the identity of kids in foster care from a new threat.
Connecting students in Mumbai with Australian retirees…Daily call gives peace of mind in Winter Park…Singapore standardization efforts support aging…Detroit DOT expands reduced fare program...Aging in Place in Hong Kong.
IDC predicts growth in the virtual reality headset market will occur at a breakneck pace in the next few years. One of the biggest beneficiaries will be healthcare, where we're already seeing some fascinating projects.
A house in Russia 3D printed on site in just 24 hours -- and costing just $10,134. Legally blind parents not able to see their baby on an ultrasound feel it instead. See more ways 3D printing could disrupt our world.
A pioneering healthcare organization serving Seattle's Asian community used a grant from the city's Technology Matching Fund to open its SmartLab. The goal: to improve seniors' tech literacy and fight social isolation.
In the UK, special Ubers will transport elderly patients to the hospital. Australian developers are trialing an avatar named Nadia to assist the disabled. Microsoft technology is helping ALS patients. Get the details.