Healthcare IT

Smartphone Accessory Detects STDs Via Finger Prick

A new smartphone accessory can rapidly detect three infectious disease markers from a single drop of blood drawn from a finger. The device connects... Read more

Smart Bracelets Monitor Elderly Who Live Alone

Wearable devices are not only for tech-savvy young adults. A new smart bracelet can remotely monitor the health of elderly adults in real-time,... Read more

3D Printing Will Increase Market Share to 40 Percent in 2015

The trend toward personal manufacturing and small-scale production is being facilitated by 3D printing, with healthcare applications (including... Read more

Electronic Wristbands Could Transmit Vital Data From Disaster Victims

The coloured paper tags used to classify victims of mass casualty incidents may one day be replaced by plastic electronic wristbands capable... Read more

Soft Robotics Lend a ‘Hand’ To Surgery, Drug Delivery

A tiny robotic ‘hand’ made from flexible, partially biodegradable material could assist physicians with remotely guided surgery, and eventually... Read more

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Anna Sort is a qualified nurse, healthcare lecturer and the director of PlayBenefit, a Barcelona-based company which uses gaming to help people heal. What are your key areas of interest and research? Video games, Engagement design, behaviour change, Placebo effect/mind power, willpower and eustress. What are the major challenges in your field? Finding... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? My key interests are people, politics, and economics of cybersecurity. I enjoy helping organizational executives understand how to use people powered cybersecurity and digital strategy as a mission, innovation, and productivity driver for their organizations. What are the major challenges in your field? The field... Read more

What are your key areas of interest and research? My major area of interest is to build a community set of tools to improve the interoperability of Health Information System What are the major challenges in your field? Sustainability of such a project project   What is your top management tip? Create an environment of constant learning and development—be... Read more

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Dr. Leonel Lagunes, MD

Nosocomial Pneumonia

This review discusses some of the key advances from the 2005 ATS / IDSA...

Prof. Jean-Louis Vincent, MD, PhD

World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine

Interview With Professor Jean-Louis Vincent, WFSICCM PresidentWhat have...

 Rob Farace

Challenges of Preparing Students For Careers in the NHS

England’s National Health Service (NHS) is facing significant challenges...

Prof. Murray Rebner

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Prof. Murray Rebner is Immediate Past President Society of Breast Imaging;...

Prof. Stephen Baker

Radiology At the Crossroads

Radiology is now at a crossroads. Let us expand the ‏metaphor. If we are...

 Gina Hurst, MD

Early Sepsis Management

Sepsis is a recognised clinical spectrum of infection that often results...

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