The Quest for an Artificial Pancreas

More correctly, we are talking about an artificial pancreas system. Using technology, there have been some real breakthroughs in mimicking the pancreas for Type I diabetics recently. We have synchronized continuous measurement glucometers to track blood sugar levels now linked with pumps to administer the necessary insulin. The latest advancement is adding glucogon to the […]

Who knows how much it costs? University of Utah does.

It's pretty hard to reduce costs in healthcare if you don't know how much things costs. Really. Most hospitals do not have a handle on how much it costs to provide care for patients. That is astounding to most of us since we know how much the bills are when we get them. We also […]