Current Issue

Emergency Preparedness
Cover Story

A man walks into the Emergency Room at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, MA. He has just returned from Liberia, where an Ebola epidemic rages. He has a fever, is nauseous... Read more

Call for applications: Director and Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Call for applications: Director and Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Editorial Blogs

Editor's
Pick

Where Technology and Patient Care Intersect

Where do patient satisfaction, medical advancement, and innovation meet? The answer is here—right in this issue as we ...


Read more

MedImage 2014 at the 9th Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing

The 3rd edition of the day-long workshop MedImage 2014 was held December 2014 at the 9th Indian Conference on Computer Vision, Graphics and Image Processing organized at the Indian Institute of Sciences... Read more

Considering the Ebola Epidemic and the Biomedical Engineering Ethical Mandate

Dr. Bernard Cohen, Chair of the IEEE EMBS Ethics and Professional Responsibility Committee, joins IEEE Pulse this month with his column “It’s a Question of Ethics.” We’ve asked Dr. Cohen to share with us some of his goals for the column as well as... Read more

Looking Back at EMBC 2014: Students’ Voices

The 36th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’14) was held from 26-30 August 2014 at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The overall theme of the conference was “Discovering, Innovating, and Engineering Future Biomedicine,” which covered ... Read more

Making Health Care Universally Accessible

In the past few decades, hospitals have become smarter, safer, and more sophisticated, which has accentuated health care costs and generated a rural-urban health care divide. Telemedicine has stepped in as an instrument to bridge the gaps... Read more

Genetic Discrimination and Racism

Discrimination seems to be an intrinsic trait inherent in our very being. We, as people, seem to be disposed to discriminate either for or against those who, for one reason or another, are unlike us. This dissimilarity may be recognized in speech, dress, comportment, age, or a host of other... Read more