Search Tag: Imperial College London

IMAGING Management

Mini Magic MRI Scanner

2019 02 Jul

Researchers from Imperial College London have developed a prototype for a ‘mini’ MRI scanner specifically to fit around a patient’s leg.   The proof-of-concept study, published in Magnetic Resonance in Medicine , used animal knees to test the technology which uses a specifically-designed magnet and rotates around an individual leg.   Knee injuries,... Read more

Health Management

Robotic companion on ward

2018 20 Feb

Fighting hospital patient isolation is the aim of a talkative robot. Looking ahead to increased elderly patient care, researchers have trialled a robot that creates a more social ward environment. What do snowmen have for breakfast?” asks Junior, the hospital’s assistive robotic technology, as he stands in front of a bed-bound patient.... Read more

Executive Health Management

Future of Patient Safety

2016 12 Mar

The Patient Safety Global Action Summit 2016 took place in London last week with thought leaders gathering to discuss the future of patient safety. Reflecting the Patient Safety 2030 report, produced by the NIHR Imperial PSTRC, the summit focused  on: Taking a holistic, system-based approach to patient safety; The emerging threats shaping... Read more