Monthly Archives: octombrie 2018

Machine-Learning Can Help Anesthesiologists Foresee Complications

admin/ octombrie 31, 2018/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

During surgeries, anesthesiologists must monitor the vital signs of patients and administer the proper doses of anesthesia at the right times. While managing these responsibilities in a high-pressure situation, it can be difficult to anticipate surgical complications. One issue that can arise is hypoxemia, a condition in which the blood oxygen levels of the patient become too low. Hypoxemia has

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Novarad’s OpenSight Augmented Reality System is the First Solution for Microsoft HoloLens 510(k) Cleared by the FDA for Medical Use

admin/ octombrie 31, 2018/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Preoperative clearance for augmented reality usage in surgical planning gives physicians access to a new solution that can improve surgical procedures by enhancing accuracy and shortening operative times SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 24, 2018–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The OpenSight® Augmented Reality System is the first AR medical solution for Microsoft HoloLens cleared by the FDA receiving 510(k) clearance for use in pre-operative surgical

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Amazon launches medical device brand focused on diabetes and cardiovascular disease

admin/ octombrie 30, 2018/ strategie și management, tehnologii/ 0 comments

The Seattle tech giant has joined forces with brand consultancy business Arcadia Group to launch Choice, a brand of consumer-use medical devices. Amazon’s most recent move into healthcare involves medical devices. The Seattle tech giant has teamed up with brand consultancy business Arcadia Group to launch a brand of consumer-use medical devices for diabetes and hypertension management. Called Choice, the new brand will initially include

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CMR Surgical recruits the next generation of talent

admin/ octombrie 26, 2018/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Portable surgical robot sector calls for new expertise for new roles       CMR Surgical’s Versius robot is a game changer for many surgical procedures CMR Surgical’s exponential growth is so rapid that it challenges conventional HR and employment strategies. The company, which has developed the portable surgical robot Versius, recently won the ‘Venture financing deal of the year’ at the

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Digital Health Best Practices For Policy Makers: A Free Report

admin/ octombrie 24, 2018/ strategie și management, tehnologii/ 0 comments

Where should the line be drawn when deciding whether or not to adopt disruptive technologies? As digital health brings up plenty of ethical questions, legal issues, and safety concerns, The Medical Futurist Institute decided to collect the best examples of how governments worldwide tried to adopt digital health. We hope it inspires other policy-makers to take the first steps in

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HeartMate 3 Heart Pump Approved for Patients Not Eligible for Transplant

admin/ octombrie 23, 2018/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Abbott‘s HeartMate 3 left ventricular assist device (LVAD) won FDA approval to be used as a destination therapy for advanced heart failure patients who are not eligible for a transplant. Previously, the device has been indicated for patients eligible for and waiting for a transplant. Since transplant hearts are rarely available and not all patients are healthy enough to receive

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Magnetically Operated Surgical Tool Cleared for Weight Loss Operations

admin/ octombrie 22, 2018/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Levita Magnetics, a Silicon Valley firm, won FDA clearance to introduce its Levita Magnetic Surgical System for use in bariatric procedures. Previously, the magnetically controlled surgical device has only had clearance in the U.S. for performing cholecystectomies (gallbladder removal). The system consists of a small metallic clasping tool that is placed within the treatment area via a laparoscopy port, which

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Apple inks partnership with Zimmer Biomet to study joint replacement surgery

admin/ octombrie 16, 2018/ tehnologii/ 0 comments

Participants will use Zimmer Biomet mymobility’s Apple Watch app as a digital interactive care plan to help guide them in surgery preparation, recovery and rehab tasks. Warsaw, Indiana-based Zimmer Biomet, a medical device company focused on joint replacements is embarking on a clinical study with Apple to use the Apple Watch and iPhone to improve patient experience before and after surgery.

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EPI-DETECTION, an Innovative Automatic Pressure Monitor for Epidural Injections

admin/ octombrie 16, 2018/ tehnologii/ 2 comments

Saeum Meditec, a Korean firm, recently acquired European CE Mark approval for its EPI-DETECTION device, a novel digital pressure monitor with original technology developed by the company with help from Severance Hospital, Yonsei University. “In the field of medical devices, we were able to create something new from an existing concept based on our R&D oriented identity and we devote ourselves

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