I write about consumer and enterprise technologies and the people and organizations that depend on them. Areas of focus include artificial intelligence, the IoT, healthcare, education, and government.
Digital Twins Gain Steam with Federal Agencies
NOAA and others are using virtual models to visualize and predict the behavior of physical objects and systems.
How Digitally Enabled Solutions Can Help with Healthcare Staff Retention
Healthcare organizations look to streamline HR and IT processes to improve employee experiences.
Research reveals gender and racial differences in cardiology patient follow-up
While public health campaigns like American Heart Month have succeeded at shining a spotlight on the perils of heart disease, there’s one key message about cardiac conditions that doesn’t seem to be getting across.
A new view on climate change using 3D real-time mapping
A LiDAR solution designed specifically for the forestry industry offers scientists a new way to track a changing environment.
The Digitally Enabled Physical Therapist
A foundational paper intended to provide APTA members with information on the current landscape of digital health in physical therapy.
The Ground has Shifted in the ‘Right to Repair’ Debate. What’s Next?
Healthcare’s advocates for the “right to repair” medical devices like what they’re seeing at the moment.
How Virtual Reality Improves the Pediatric Care Experience
Already seen in the medical arena as a safe and effective training tool for physicians, virtual reality is finding a new purpose: to help patients manage the pain and anxiety that can accompany a medical procedure or hospital stay.
Emerging physical therapy trends
Perspectives on value-based care from industry leaders.
Roundtable: What Makes a ‘Smart Hospital’ Run?
What makes a smart hospital so smart? You might think it’s the use of artificial intelligence and virtual care services, or strategic investments in IT infrastructure. Ultimately, however, the leaders at these healthcare organizations share one important trait: a commitment to technological innovation when it promises to positively affect patient care.
Data show inequalities in mental health diagnoses
The chance that a patient in primary care will be diagnosed with anxiety or depression may depend on their demographic group as much as it does on their state of mental health.
Successful Examples of Higher Ed Outdoor Learning Spaces
Outdoor learning spaces have become more common since COVID-19 hit the nation nearly a year ago. As colleges and universities plan to continue remote and hybrid learning this spring, many are considering bringing students back on campus to attend classes outdoors.
Colleges Leverage Pandemic’s Hard Lessons to Advance Cybersecurity Strategy
When the University of California San Diego campus emptied out because of COVID-19 in early 2020, Michael Corn could see right away that his job would never be the same.
How Tech Is Reinventing Arts Education
First, his students learned to make a meal. Later, they figured out how to build low-poly houses.
Q&A: Renee Tarun on How to Prevent Ransomware Attacks
First, the good news: In 2020, despite the shift to remote learning, the number of reported ransomware attacks on K–12 schools decreased by 20 percent compared with the previous year.
Comeback Time: Remote Learning Research and Solutions to Support Students
The time to get ready is now.
After more than a year of remote and hybrid learning, many parents, teachers and administrators are worried about student performance come fall.