Fall 2006

Volume 23 Number 3

Gizmos a-go-go
Medical technology: Fixing our bodies, busting the budget

Tech tonics

Everyone wants the most advanced medical care. But as costs continue to rise, many experts wonder whether we can afford to give all patients the high-tech care they desire. Read Story »

Hit list

Ten great Stanford inventions Read Story »

It's the pits

Turning surgery inside out Read Story »

Re-inventing invention

Video Do-it-yourself medical device course Read Story »

Radio Ethiopia

Health information transmissions go live Read Story »

The paperless chase

Your medical documents — coming soon to a computer screen near you Read Story »

Gurus' gadgets

A pantheon of medical device inventors reveals the best of the past, present and future Read Story »

The next big nano thing

Will tiny tubes pull off medical miracles? Read Story »

Now playing

Real doctors! Real drama! Faux trauma! Read Story »


More Stanford Medicine

Letter from the Dean

Letters to the editor

Upfront: A quick look at the latest developments at Stanford University Medical Center

Ask the bioethicist: Mercy or murder — That's the question in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina

Short take: Gutless and glad of it — How one family has broken its curse of stomach cancer

In brief: Shock doc — Going beyond blood transfusions

The backstory: Plop plop fizz fizz — A more palatable route to heartburn relief