This is Part II of a two-part guest post.
The only hope to address the need for innovation in healthcare is to reshape how care is delivered and paid for. Among other things, it’s imperative that there’s greater efficiency — an area where technology has demonstrated it can play a role time and again.
Interestingly, in the transformative models described earlier, doctors consistently tell me… → Read More
Drivers in Pennsylvania between the ages of 50 and 75 will get to test out a new program by Allstate that’ll attempt to determine whether playing video games makes for better drivers. The pilot program will be open to 100,000 people who will be asked to play at least ten hours of memory-type games aimed at improving alertness. These drivers will then be compared to other 50- to 75-year olds who… → Read More
Good news for those of you that get angry and smash lose your PDA on a regular basis: AT&T is planning to expand their insurance options to include PDAs come June 2nd, 2008. Insurance will cost $4.99 per month, with two different pricing tiers for deductibles: Tier I: Most standard phones, $50 dollar deductible. Tier II: High end phones and PDAs, $125 dollar deductible. Contrary to some… → Read More
The BBC visited five UK-based Carphone Warehouse stores to see if rumors were true concerning customers being told that if they didn’t buy insurance on their iPhone and they happened to lose it somewhere, it would cost them at least £630 and a whole new contract to replace it. While it’s true that they’d have to buy a new phone, the 18-month contract would not start over. → Read More