Tracking the Flu

Many of you may have seen this article last week about Google’s newest venture.  As the flu season begins Google has launched a tracking device for the winter bug.  By tracking searches, they can follow influenza outbreaks as they occur across the country.  This technology was tested in 2007 when Google researchers found that they […]

Improving Health Care Costs through Knowledge

The cost of health care has been at the forefront of both political discussions and dinner table conversations for months. Those discussions usually center around financial solutions to the problem, usually through some form of taxation. However, throwing money at a problem rarely solves it. The roots of high health care costs run deep. They […]