D CEO’s Wearable Tech to Track Your Health

There’s no shortage of wearable, health-tracking devices on the market that can sync with smartphones to receive alerts, buzz when you’ve sat still for too long, and make suggestions about how to be healthier. In 2012, the global wearable technology industry was valued at $2.5 billion—a number that research firm MarketsandMarkets predicts will soar to more than $8 billion by 2018. Full Story

Part II: Why Dallas Is Building So Many Hospitals

The 2010 enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act effectively killed the top-down approach of hospital design. Peppered throughout the reform law is the phrase “quality measures,” which refers to evidence-based patient satisfaction metrics that ultimately affect reimbursements from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Full Story