IT in Healthcare

IBM's 5-in-5 foretells life-changing tech in five years

Digital farming, radical recycling and mapping the microbiome have the potential to change the way people work, live and interact, says IBM.


Obsessive selfie perfection leads to 'Snapchat dysmorphia

The rise of picture-perfect photo-editing apps and social media filters drives users to drastic measures to achieve the "perfect selfie" look, resulting in a mental disorder.


A modular approach to better healthcare

The healthcare sector can make the most of its investments in technology by adopting solutions that are modular and can be easily integrated into existing systems.


UCT, Indian university develop drug dispensing tech

The Internet of things device allows doctors to remotely administer medication to hospital patients.

25 Jan

IBM creates blockchain network for medical industry

The computing company and its partners establish a blockchain network to drive digital transformation in the healthcare industry.

Jan 15, 2019

Healthcare spend on wearables to reach $40bn: Juniper

Health trackers and remote patient monitoring technology are set to become `must haves' in delivering healthcare.


Excessive social media use similar to drug addiction

Around one-third of people on the planet are using social media, and some display excessive use tendencies towards social media sites, a study reveals.

Jan 11, 2019

CES 2019: First commercial quantum computer

ITWeb highlights announcements from the Consumer Electronics Show that set the tone for tech trends to follow in 2019.

Dec 12, 2018

Robotics, drone spend to reach $115.7bn in 2019

Robotics systems will have a larger share of spending compared to aerial drones throughout the five-year forecast period, says IDC.

Dec 12, 2018

Creating accessibility for all: Empowering persons with disabilities

There is no physical disability that should dampen the spirit of ability and perseverance in humans, says Microsoft.

Dec 6, 2018

New mobile app helps users optimise lifestyle through genetic data

Global wellness genetics firm DNAFit partnered with creative technology company Bluegrass Digital to develop a mobile app to help clients optimise their health.