Stories by Sharon Gaudin

Robotic pharmacist mixing chemo drugs at US hospital

The University of Colorado Hospital is about to start using a robot to mix chemotherapy drugs for patients, which its developers say will eliminate human error and protect technicians from potentially dangerous drugs.

Medco sys admin gets 30 months for planting logic bomb

A former systems administrator at Medco Health Solutions was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison this week for planting a logic bomb that could have taken down a corporate network that held customer health care information.

Survey: Slower growth, volatile profits for chip makers

An increased number of semiconductor vendors expect their revenue growth to slow, which could play a role in making profitability highly volatile in the chip industry over the next five years, according to a study released today by KPMG.