Category Archives: Technology innovation

How puppies and muffins improve health care technology

Do a quick search for “puppies vs. muffins.” You’ll see a grid image of Chihuahuas and blueberry muffins. Scan through each image, and you’ll notice you’re sometimes second guessing which is which. Our brains can immediately register the characteristics (tan color with dark spots). But because the images are so similar, it can be difficult […]
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Back to school: UnitedHealth Group invests millions in black colleges

A lot of students will have more classes to choose from when they go back to school each fall. UnitedHealth Group (UHG) is investing $8.25 million in data science programs at historically black colleges and universities over the next five years. Up to now, only two of the more than 100 historically black colleges and […]
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4 ways to advance tech innovation in health care

The biggest tech companies are increasingly taking on the challenge of health care innovation. But health care companies have a distinct advantage that Big Tech can’t match. The health care system is highly complex. And leaders in health care have decades of experience working with patients, doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, labs, insurance companies, government agencies, IT […]
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