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The all-digital Saint Clare's Hospital has provided caregivers with real-time access to patient information, and its information technology officer was able to design its technological profile from the ground up. Before St. Clare's treated its first patient, Tanya Townsend and a multi-disciplinary team were laying...

There has been much talk over the past couple of years about the risks and threats posed by the aging workforce in the U.S. and parts of Europe, notes Next Generation columnist Tony DiRomualdo. In this edition of Next Generation, he breaks down two new...

Neural progenitor cells derived from human fetal stem cells have been found to protect the vision of animals with degenerative eye diseases, similar to the kinds that afflict humans, according to a new study co-authored by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers David Gamm and Clive Svendsen....

Many real estate developments are technologically obsolete, and therefore diminished in value, writes columnist James Carlini. Do their appraisals even reflect this? Not always, and that's why due diligence must be performed on the power and connectivity issues. ...

The National Cancer Institute has awarded the Medical College of Wisconsin a $1.4 million renewal grant for continued development of medical imaging products used in the fight against cancer. Medical College professor Kathleen Schmainda, the principal investigator, said patients with brain tumors have responded well...

An ethanol construction project in the village of Necedah is the latest to receive state funding support. Gov. Jim Doyle has announced plans to allocate $200,000 from the Department of Commerce to help develop the plant, which will produce 50 million gallons of ethanol per...

The information technology talent pool is shallower than it used to be, and that's creating all kinds of challenges for companies in Wisconsin and beyond. In this first part of our series on IT workforce development, WTN looks at some unfavorable demographics that practically compel...

TomoTherapy may have its sales eye on the Orient, but the company still is a player in the European medical device and imaging market. This week, a French hospital named for Madame Curie announced that it has installed the TomoTherapy Hi-Art system, and two more...

The State of Wisconsin plans to capture 10 percent of the national renewable energy market by 2030, and biodiesel production will be part of the mix. The state has committed $250,000 to the development of a 62,000-square-foot biodiesel plant in Evansville, but investors have stepped...

Chris Shipley couldn't wait to be disconnected as she headed for a vacation to the tiny island nation of Maldives, a beautiful and surprisingly tech-savvy spot in the Indian Ocean. Much to her chagrin, the author of DEMO Letter wasn't as "off the grid" as...