The Virtual Hospital

May 22, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Connect Care Virtual Hospital
Intermountain Health’s 22 hospitals and clinics in Utah are now relying on a telehealth service called “Connect [MORE]

Computer Vision in Healthcare

February 6, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Triton Real Time Blood Loss Monitor
This piece has an interesting nugget about computer vision in healthcare—how Gauss Surgical (Los Altos, [MORE]

A Robot for Dental Implants

October 31, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Yomi Robot for Dental Surgery
Dental implants involve drilling into the jaw bone and screwing in a post upon which the [MORE]

Robotic Process Automation in Drug Development

October 10, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Robotics Process Automation
Health care may not be as complex as is commonly believed, but it does involve a large number [MORE]

More on 3-D Printed Hard Implant

October 3, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

3-D Cranial Implant
Since the US FDA first approved 3-D printed implants for clinical use in 2013, hundreds of procedures have [MORE]

Skin Regeneration with “Minimally Polarized Functional Units”

September 26, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

According to a regenerative medicine company, Polarity TE (Salt Lake City, UT), minimally polarized functional units are a patient’s healthy [MORE]

Healthcare Data Rising at 48%/yr. So What?

August 29, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Internet of Things
Science depends on data, and there’s an avalanche of it. But, as this piece reports, 90% of healthcare [MORE]

What to Do about Security Flaws in Pacemakers?

July 11, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Cardiac Pacemaker
How does one protect against a security flaw in an implanted device, like a pacemaker?   The next question is [MORE]

UPMC’s Telemedicine Example

May 9, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

So much of telemedicine thinking focuses on how to reach underserved populations, like elders at home, and patients living in [MORE]

Stryker’s Surgical Robot for Knee Replacements

May 2, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stryker Mako Robot
About a million arthroplasties (joint replacements) are performed worldwide annually, and many of them are bloody affairs, with [MORE]

Wearable Vest Locates Aberrant Heart Beats

March 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Medtronic CardioInsight Vest
Heart patients with transient arrhythmias present a problem for diagnosis: if they do not have an arrhythmia when [MORE]

A Hand-Held Device that Determines Sepsis in 10 Minutes

March 21, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

eLab Diagnostic Device
Nanomix (Emeryville, CA) is now clinically testing its point-of-care, hand held diagnostic device that can give an evaluation [MORE]

Lowering Blood Pressure with a Pacemaker Adjustment

October 11, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

BackBeat Medical (New Hope, PA) makes a pacemaker that functions with an unusual algorithm. According to the company, their device [MORE]

Simulating the Physician-Patient Relationship

September 27, 2016 | | Posted in Newsletter

RWJF Role Play Discussing Antibiotics
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is funding a series of virtual conversations between a physician and [MORE]