Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Technology)

2019
January
09,
2019
A special edition of National Geographic on "The Future of Medicine" highlights the innovative stem-cell science of Cedars-Sinai, showing how investigators are seeking to use stem cells and Organ-Chips to tailor personalized treatments for individual...
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2018
October
11,
2018
The eight health-tech companies that completed Cedars-Sinai Accelerator's fourth class have announced new contracts and partnerships to bring their leading-edge technologies to health systems and their patients. The companies, chosen from more tha...
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August
23,
2018
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti highlighted Cedars-Sinai's groundwater conservation program Thursday, citing it as an example of innovative conservation as the city seeks to reduce water consumption. The project has slashed the medical center's us...
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August
15,
2018
When physicians follow computer alerts embedded in electronic health records, their hospitalized patients experience fewer complications and lower costs, leave the hospital sooner and are less likely to be readmitted, according to a study of inpatien...
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July
24,
2018
Fitness trackers can be valuable tools for assessing the quality of life and daily functioning of cancer patients during treatment, a new study has found. The trackers, also known as wearable activity monitors, include commercial devices worn on the ...
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July
10,
2018
Nine health-tech companies have joined the newest class of the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator as they look to develop and refine solutions to some of healthcare's most pressing challenges, particularly those affecting the experience of patients. The com...
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July
03,
2018
A Smidt Heart Institute patient is the first in the country to receive a new device to fix a leaky heart valve. The patient, Sheldon Kardener, MD, received the device June 30 during a 30-minute minimally invasive procedure in Cedars-Sinai’s Cardia...
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May
29,
2018
  Physician satisfaction scores on online third-party review sites tend to be skewed and can easily mislead patients, according to a new study by Cedars-Sinai investigators. This distortion may have significant consequences as consumers rely in...
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May
11,
2018
Anne Wellington, a highly regarded healthcare executive with extensive corporate management experience, has been named managing director of the Cedars-Sinai Accelerator. The accelerator provides mentoring and financial support for early-stage heal...
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January
15,
2018
Wearable biosensors have grown increasingly popular as many people use them in wristbands or watches to count steps or track sleep. But there is not enough proof that these devices are improving patient outcomes such as weight or blood pressure, acco...
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