Tag: procedures

Editorial, News

Seven healthcare trends in 2016 – can you guess the most important?

May 30, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

Although healthcare IT seems to hardly catch its breath between one data breach and the other, with ransomware lurking at the horizon, the professionals need to prepare for the emerging  healthcare trends that will soon shake the medical system – […]

Innovation, Med Tech, Medical Devices

Virtual Incision’s Surgical Robot Used in Patients for First Time

March 8, 2016

Via: Medgadget

Virtual Incision, a spin-out of the University of Nebraska that’s been developing a miniaturized robot for general surgery procedures, has announced that its device has been used in human patients for the first time. The successful colon resections were performed […]

Editorial, News

What happens when the supply chain fails? Drug shortages facts

March 1, 2016

Via: Kelly Redmond

FDA defines drug shortages as the time-limited situations resulting from the drug demand exceeding the drug supply. To qualify as such, the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) verifies the drug stock with the manufacturers. However, the state of being […]