Search Tag: robotics

Health Management

Committing to the future of medicine

2018 25 Jan

The future is not so far off as a new book on future healthcare shows A new book released by Jacobs Institute has its finger on the pulse of the lightning-speed changes happening in healthcare and how stakeholders will need to adapt to stay ahead.Peering into the future of healthcare is less about predictions and more about implementing systemic change... Read more

Health Management

Logistics robots to support care: a Finnish study

2018 25 Jan

How to introduce robotics into a healthcare setting for a smooth transition. Study shows that Change Management can make or break success of robotics implementation in a hospital setting.Key areas in which innovative technology is contributing to healthcare include improving efficiency and  productivity. Hospital hallways often become congested, which... Read more

Health Management

Future medicine, today's healthcare

2018 25 Jan

Is the “Smart Hospital” a chance for change?Prof. Heinemann explains how futuristic and smart technologies that are used in preventive and diagnostic  healthcare, are embedded in a new digital professionalism and quality.Artificial intelligence (AI) in diagnostic radiology, robots in nursing and operating theatres, augmented and virtual reality in surgery... Read more

Executive Health Management

Introducing Robotics into Hospital

2017 05 Sep

A next-generation logistics robot system is now part of a Finnish hospital's daily operations. The system is designed to reduce transportation costs, improve the availability of supplies and alleviate congestion on hospital hallways by running deliveries 24/7.VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland studied the implementation of the logistics robot... Read more

IT Management

30th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems

2017 22 Feb

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Cardiology Management

2017 24 Jan

Q&A with Dr. Ellen T. RocheA customisable “soft robot” has been developed by Harvard University and Boston’s Children Hospital that could open new treatment methods for failing hearts. Unlike currently available devices such as ventricular assist devices (VADs), the soft robot has no direct contact with blood. The sleeve wraps around the heart and... Read more

Health Management

Will the Hospital of the Future Be Our Home

2016 25 Aug

Already, healthcare is being outsourced to the home in a bid to encourage more patient involvement in wellbeing and to develop centres of health expertise in place of multi-bed hospitals. The Medical Futurist, Bertalan Meskó reflects on how the future of home healthcare could evolve.  The Home and Future HealthcareThe biggest part of healthcare is self-care... Read more

IT Management

Robot Programmed for “Soft Tissue” Surgery

2016 09 May

Not even the surest surgeon’s hand is quite as steady and consistent as a robotic arm built of metal and plastic, programmed to perform the same motions over and over. So could it handle the slippery stuff of soft tissues during a surgery? Simon Leonard, a Johns Hopkins University computer scientist is part of a team that just published research showing... Read more

IT Management

MEDICON: Cutting Edge Tech Talks

2016 28 Mar

The XIV MEDICON Mediterranean edition taking place at the end of this month has announced its programme with technology themes in biological computing and engineering a big part of the agenda. The three-day Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing congress is taking place in Paphos, Cyprus from March 31 to April 2. “Medicon 2016 provides... Read more

IMAGING Management

Robotic Biopsy Combines MRI and US

2016 26 Jan

MRI and Ultrasound is being combined in a robot, in research being conducted at the University of Twente in the Netherlands. The project shows promise in improving diagnosis of both breast cancer, by reducing false negatives, and muscle diseases. Foad Sojoodi Farimani, one of the project leaders of the European research project MRI and Ultrasound Robotic... Read more