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Category: Med Tech


Innovation, Med Tech

Mayo Clinic expands use of point-of-care 3D printing

March 22, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

The Mayo Clinic is using imaging on a regular basis, creating point-of-care 3D anatomical models to aid physicians so frequently that 3D printing has become a regular component of patient treatment. Point-of-care manufacturing is a technology that enables the process […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Virtual reality enables 3D view of anatomy before surgery

March 20, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Interventional radiologists at Stanford University Medical Center are using visualization software from EchoPixel that turns 2D CT scans into 3D images so they can virtually view patents’ unique arterial anatomy to help them prepare for endovascular repair of splenic artery […]


Innovation, Med Tech, Opinions

Can Artificial Intelligence Improve Older Adults’ Health?

March 15, 2018

Via: Forbes

Eliezer Yudkowsky, a leading proponent of “friendly” artificial intelligence, offers a cautionary observation about the potential of AI — solving problems by using computers to solve tasks that usually require human intelligence. “The greatest danger of Artificial Intelligence,” he writes, […]


Innovation, Med Tech

AI software predicts outcomes for patients with brain tumors

March 15, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Researchers at Emory and Northwestern universities have developed artificial intelligence software that can predict the survival of patients diagnosed with glioma, a deadly form of brain tumor, by analyzing digital images of tissue biopsies. Being able to predict the course […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

Algorithm identifies lung cancer patients who should have chemotherapy

March 12, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic are developing a computerized tissue imaging capability that uses predictive analytics to potentially help identify which lung cancer patients are likely to experience an earlier recurrence of the disease. The National Cancer […]


Innovation, Med Tech

A hospital group in New Orleans is working with Microsoft to help predict patient emergencies

February 28, 2018

Via: CNBC

Have you ever seen a medical TV show where a group of doctors will rush over to a “coding” patient whose heart has stopped while dramatic music plays? This race against the clock happens quite often in real life. And […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Scientists design nanorobots that seek and destroy tumor cells

February 13, 2018

Via: The Medical News

The technology can be applied to treat many types of cancer, since all solid tumor-feeding blood vessels are essentially the same. The major new advancement is the result of a collaboration between researchers from Arizona State University (ASU) and the […]


Data Security, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

7 mileposts to determine future telemedicine success

February 13, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Many experts believe telemedicine is primed for explosive growth, but healthcare organizations have more conservative expectations. That’s because, after heavily spending on electronic health records, providers are wary of committing money to telemedicine budgets, given a complex regulatory environment and […]


Innovation, Med Tech

How Northwell uses telehealth tools to increase organ donations and transplants

February 8, 2018

Via: HealthcareITnews

New York has one of the lowest rates for organ donation in the country, a problem the state has been actively working on for the last few years. In October, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a number of executive […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Research can be first step in harnessing power of artificial intelligence to interpret medical scans

February 1, 2018

Via: The Medical News

Researchers used machine learning techniques, including natural language processing algorithms, to identify clinical concepts in radiologist reports for CT scans, according to a study conducted at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and published today in the journal […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Robotic surgery markets are growing faster than humans can handle

January 30, 2018

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

With the development of increasingly advanced AI, even high-level surgeons may find themselves replaced by robots as AI exceeds human abilities. The robotic surgery market has been booming globally, despite a lag in the number of surgeons qualified to operate […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

Dashboard helps monitor patients under anesthesia in surgery

January 29, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

Anesthesiologists face significant challenges in monitoring patients in the operating room as they are inundated with data. To help guide anesthesia providers in surgery, a decision support system integrates multiple real-time data streams into a single dashboard providing a ‘live’ […]


Data Analytics, Information Management, Innovation, Med Tech

How artificial intelligence could revolutionize your hospital

January 26, 2018

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

The potential benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) in health care are myriad: predicting readmissions, making treatment suggestions and monitoring patient flow. But how can your hospital best make use of the rise of AI technology, and what are the possible […]


Innovation, Med Tech

App lets clinicians monitor patients’ postoperative wounds

January 24, 2018

Via: Health Data Management

A new smartphone app enables patients to send images of their surgical wounds from home to allow clinicians to monitor them for infections, which are a leading cause of hospital readmission after an operation. The iOS app, called WoundCare, is […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Telehealth Services Continuing to Gain Traction, Albeit Slowly, Research Finds

January 23, 2018

Via: Healthcare Informatics

Telehealth services continue to gain traction in medical group practices, though at a slow pace, according to a new MGMA Stat poll. The Colorado-based Medical Group Management Association conducted a Jan. 10 poll with nearly 1,300 respondents. Twenty-six percent of […]