NantWorks partnership with Vodafone is a very BIG DEAL

Another day, another deal struck by Patrick Soon-Shiong’s NantWorks hybrid incubator, sending the mHealth visionary well on his way to transforming Los Angeles into a so-called “Silicon Beach…building the world the way da Vinci saw it”.

Future Uses for the iPad in the Operating Room: a Game Changer ?

The built in sensors and communication capabilities of the iPad could lead to new types of assistive surgical instruments that could make the iPad a game changer in the operating room. The iPad could be brought directly into the operative field in a small sterile bag where the touch interface makes it possible to change settings even using gloved hands.