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Eliminate The Waiting Room — As healthcare providers remodel the waiting room with virtual queues and better intake methods, patients get care faster and with fewer frustrations. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.)

Fidelity Labs: Financial Services Tech Incubator — Artificial intelligence, robotics, and wearables are among the many tech innovations percolating in Fidelity Labs, the Boston-based tech incubator for Fidelity Investments. Artificial intelligence, robotics, and wearables are not typically the first things that come to mind when considering the worldwide operations of a financial services firm like Fidelity Investments.

Health IT: Friend To Emerging Medical Technology Companies — Medical technology companies can fill the gap between hospitals, physicians, insurers, and manufacturers to improve the customer experience during this time of regulatory turmoil. The prevalence of wellness and sickness care in our society has fostered continued growth in the healthcare sector.

Cartoon: If It's Wednesday, This Must Be Interop — Our cartoonist takes on tradeshow overload. Brian Moore is a cartoonist and illustrator. His first brush with the world of IT was a very part-time gig applying software patches on a TRS-80 Model III. The patches were about four lines long and arrived in the mail, typed on letterhead.

Parenting Tips From IT Pros — (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) They administer global enterprise networks, easily discuss cutting-edge tech like big data and Internet of Things, and patiently troubleshoot mind-numbingly complex coding errors. But IT professionals have home lives too: they have husbands, wives, and partners. And some are parents, just like you and me, right?

Myo: More Muscle For Wearables? — Myo armband aspires to become the mouse of the mobile world, but it has a way to go to get there. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) At the Designer of Things conference in San Francisco last week, I had the opportunity to chat with Chris Goodine, developer evangelist for Thalmic Labs, about the company's innovative wearable control device, Myo.